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
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
Nov. 7 2008
With over 10 million people participating in Pilates today, there's no wonder personal trainers are jumping at the chance to certify. By adding Pilates to their current repertoire, they can retain more... 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. 23 2008
Two of the most popular forms of mind/body exercise today, yoga and Pilates have both shown their strengths in the fitness industry. Now they show aptitude toward training an extensive niche market: athletes.... 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
Aug. 21 2008
In personal training — or in any exercise, for that matter — it is crucial to avoid reaching a plateau in one's regimen. Your client has specifically sought out your expertise and has a certain... 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
As fitness professionals, you know more than anyone how important physical fitness is to overall wellness. With the rise of obesity and society's consistent embrace of fast-food indulgencies, the fitness... 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
March 25 2008
Today, more and more physical therapists, rehab patients, baby boomers, celebrities, pro athletes and fitness enthusiasts are recognizing the benefits of Pilates. Mind-body fitness is inundating the fitness... View More
Feb. 18 2008
Robyn Naymick-White has been drawn to physical activity for as long as she can remember. "I was a competitive skater, played softball, ran track and danced in the local ballet company," she says.... View More
Feb. 18 2008
Fitness trade journals report a 50% growth in Pilates from 1999. Both consumers and trainers have been educated by fitness journals, magazines and the standard media hype. Pilates has been touted as the... View More
Feb. 18 2008
What is Core Movement?The visible motion we see is the result of voluntary movement of superficial muscles. The beauty of that movement relies on complex patterns deep within the CNS (central nervous system).... View More
Jan. 9 2008
Yoga is more popular that ever. Why? Yoga provides a total body workout that enhances strength, cardiovascular condition, balance and flexibility. It also enhances bodily awareness, increases physical... 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
Nov. 7 2007
We all know that sleep is absolutely critical to feeling and looking our best every day. Quality and quantity of sleep takes front and center stage when it comes to our physical, mental and emotional performance... View More