April 17 2009
I just read an article at ABC news online on how artificial sweeteners in diet soda can actually cause people to gain weight (from a Purdue University study)! Though not fully researched and proven, your... View More
April 16 2009
The Nintendo Wii system also offers an easy-to-use, versatile system to perform some sport-based and aerobic workouts as well as a Dance Dance Revolution dancing simulator. With such games as bowling,... View More
July 25 2008
Minnesota has long been a hub of fitness innovation and businesses. It's the birthplace of Rollerblades and waterskiing, the headquarters of Life Time Fitness and consistently ranks at the top of polls... View More
July 23 2008
US obesity rates continue their climb, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The following is from a series of 2005-2007... View More
July 18 2008
The obesity epidemic is still running wild, and while fitness professionals such as yourself are combating it with healthy images, exercise programs, personal coaching and much more, the toll its taking... View More
July 15 2008
The fitness industry stands tall alongside plummeting businesses in todays economic hard times, with revenues spiking five percent from $17.6 million in 2006 to $18.5 million in 2007, according to the... View More
July 11 2008
What to do if you suspect your client has an eating disorder By Amanda Tikalsky... View More
July 11 2008
I am completely convinced that a person's fitness level is primarily determined by how they see themselves in their own mind. If someone can use their imagination to picture themselves as fit... View More
July 10 2008
People who keep physically active and not sedentary reduce their risks of developing cancer, according to a research study done by the Japanese health ministry. The survey was performed on 80,000... View More
July 10 2008
Get your male clients out and running with some startling news: diabetes and being overweight or underweight can have negative effects on male fertility, according to two reports presented July 9 at the... View More
July 10 2008
According to a 2006 survey, over seven million US high school students are active in interscholastic sports, and 1.4 million of those encounter injuries. While injuries rates halved from the last... View More
July 10 2008
A study in the Journal of Pediatrics has shown that girls who sit in front of a computer screen gain weight more steadily than those who spend less of their time in front of a screen. Study author... View More
July 10 2008
Intel has received 501(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell their Health Guide, an in-home device that allows health care professionals to monitor and manage their patients... View More