June 1 2015
It is no secret that obesity is a major health concern, making weight loss a common goal among gym goers... View More
March 15 2015
Our goal with clients experiencing chronic neck and shoulder tightness is to help them adopt an improved strategy which includes the proper postural cuing... View More
Sept. 17 2010
In recognition of the month of September being declared "National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month" by President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress, the OAC is issuing a national call for all Americans... View More
April 9 2009
Despite the struggle to contain costs, one human resources offering is proving resistant to cutbacks: company wellness programs. Traditional health benefits cover employees who fall ill. But workplace... View More
Feb. 25 2009
The Alabama Department of Public Health is one of eight state health departments selected to receive grants to support the development of physical activity and nutrition programs in partnership with selected... View More
Jan. 28 2009
YogaFit, one of the largest training institutes of mind/body fitness education in the US, this month launched a national community outreach program designed to help at-risk groups and individuals take... View More
Dec. 29 2008
In the ever-expanding health and fitness market, there are opportunities to do good work and to expand business models. Wellness programs for the home health care market are a tremendous opportunity for... View More
Dec. 29 2008
There are three distinct areas of exercise as it relates to health care � and reimbursement. Most trainers and fitness professionals are aware of cardiac rehab, which actually began... View More
Nov. 17 2008
The demand for Pilates programs in fitness facilities has grown rapidly over the past decade with 10.7 million North American participants a year. This is an extraordinary increase of 602% since 2001.... View More
Nov. 17 2008
Pilates has grown exponentially over the past decade in and around the club scene – fulfilling the needs of regular exercisers, athletes, rehab clients and even children. Basically anyone who desires... View More
Oct. 22 2008
An online game might be the secret weapon for winning the war against childhood obesity. Researchers at George Mason University have designed and tested a nutrition education program called "Color My Pyramid"... View More
Sept. 16 2008
When nurses tried to insert an IV into patient Linda Aron's hand, she was so anxious over the impending operation to fix her acid reflux that they simply had to stop. Instead of continuing to poke and... View More
April 25 2008
SportsArt Fitness, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of premium quality residential and commercial fitness equipment, is proud to announce the launch of their Healthy Homes... View More
April 22 2008
There are three distinct areas of exercise as it relates to health care and reimbursement. Most trainers and fitness professionals are aware of cardiac rehab, which actually began in the US in the 1960s... View More
Dec. 19 2007
There are approximately 21 million people living with diabetes in the United States, and among that population are many athletes. A new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers Association... View More
Dec. 17 2007
Health clubs across the country are gearing up to help Americans make 2008 the year of healthy living, says the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). I Lost It at the Club! a... View More
Dec. 7 2007
The Fitness Together Franchise Corporation (FTFC) today announced the release of a six-step plan to better health created by CEO and founder Rick Sikorski. Recently featured on The Big Idea with Donny... View More
June 15 2007
We, as fitness and wellness professionals, pursue a noble undertaking, but if you compare the financial state of wellness of the average fitness professional to the financial state of wellness of the average... View More
March 29 2007
Are you trying to juggle your time, career, clients, family and exercise? Well, rest assured; you're certainly not alone! In the many stages of life, balance is a never-ending act. In fact, take a good... View More
Feb. 22 2007
Memberships, in all sizes and types of facilities, continue to rise each year and today represent more than 50 million across the US. Personalized exercise prescription has long been the number one ancillary... View More


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