Dan Ritchie, PhD, is the Co-Founder and President of
Functional Aging Institute and also owner of Miracles Fitness in Indiana. Dan has
a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in
commercial and university/hospital-based fitness, for-profit, not-for-profit
and educational facilities. His primary areas of expertise are in personal
training for special populations: the athletes, pregnancy, blind, stroke
recovery, Parkinsons, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Fibromyalgia,
Alzheimers, etc. Dan was the winner of the 2014 PFP Trainer of the Year.
In this column, I wanted to share something applicable for both stroke survivors and those struggling with Parkinson's. Keep in mind while we typically associate both conditions with older clients, trainers... View More
In 2012, baby boomers will be turning 67 years old. The largest segment in our economy with the largest percentage of wealth will be looking to the fitness industry for help with their aging bodies. The... View More
Once you've acquired the skills and experience required for personal training excellence, you may wonder "what next?" You may ask yourself, "How do I increase my practice and how do I differentiate myself... View More
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