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
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
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
phil_0
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
Jan. 16 2007
The wellness industry, a multi-billion dollar business, is so amorphous and so fluid in its evolution, it's hard to get one's arms around it, as is its consumer. The attitudes and behaviors of the wellness... View More
Jan. 15 2007
Feel Better in 2007 Starting with the Eighth Annual Yoga Day USA Nationally Sponsored Workshops Offered Saturday, January 27 Yoga for Body, Yoga for Mind, Yoga for Life! December... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
You're a passionate fitness or wellness professional, and as such, you have developed a loyal following of clients. And now, you are ready to take your business and career to the next level by opening... View More
Sept. 29 2006
In the medical spa world, this is considered the peak season post-summer sun and pre-holidays when people flock to get cosmetic/aesthetic procedures done in time to heal and look ten years younger for... View More
Sept. 24 2006
Business Fact: Approximately 50% of patients come from outside events, compared to 10% from walk-ins and yellow page ads. And the remaining 40% come from referrals. ... View More
Sept. 20 2006
Wellness Centers come in all shapes and sizes and offer services to all sorts of people. The Wellness Center at City Hospital in Martinsburg, West Virginia is a hospital-based facility which offers members... View More