April 6 2010
The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) announced today the launch of the industry's first fully secure and monitored online Personal Trainer Certification course available through www.afaa.com.... View More
April 3 2010
The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), the nation's premiere accrediting organization for distance learning institutions, voted in its January 16 meeting to grant... View More
March 16 2010
French journalist and anatomical illustrator Frédéric Delavier has changed the way millions of people view strength exercises with Strength Training Anatomy (Human Kinetics, March... View More
March 6 2010
Consuming nutrients at the right time and in appropriate amounts can take fitness and performance to a new level. The complex science behind nutrient timing, however, requires the help of sports nutritionists,... View More
March 3 2010
Jumping rope may be a popular activity on the playground, but this child's play has evolved into one of the most efficient ways to improve cardiovascular health. In the new edition of his popular book Jump... View More
March 1 2010
As the nation strives to find a balance between health care and health insurance, the medical paradigm is limited in its ability to ensure wellness or responsible movement back toward health. The primary... View More
Feb. 22 2010
In 10 years, the nation has certainly focused its attention on obesity, and now the First Lady has initiated a major campaign around it. In the new second edition of Physical Activity and Obesity, (Human... View More
Feb. 19 2010
Brad Schoenfeld specializes in women's fitness and has authored several books on the topic. In his latest book, Women's Home Workout Bible (Human Kinetics, 2010), Schoenfeld details the Ten Commandments... View More
Jan. 30 2010
Poor technique and outright intimidation keep many people from enjoying the benefits of resistance training. Top strength and conditioning expert David Sandler provides the advice and techniques these... View More
Jan. 22 2010
According to the pros, the personal training fitness experts at Fitness Together Franchise Corporation run one “fit” business. Named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 31st annual “Franchise... View More
Jan. 21 2010
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM ), a global leader in personal trainer certification and sports performance training, and its higher education partner, California University of Pennsylvania... View More
Jan. 10 2010
The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s leading authority on fitness and one of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world, today announced the... View More
Dec. 30 2009
Take an in-depth look at the science behind sport nutrition with the second edition of Sport Nutrition: An Introduction to Energy Production and Performance (Human Kinetics, January 2010). The new text... View More
Dec. 23 2009
Editor'sNote: This is part one of a two-part article that addresses onlinelearningfor fitness professionals. This first part addresses onlinedegreeand college certificate programs. ... View More
Dec. 23 2009
Editor'sNote: This is the second in a two-part series highlighting onlineeducationalprograms for fitness professionals. Part one explains... View More
Dec. 22 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today that as part of its Campaign for a Healthier America, it is urging Americans of all ages and abilities to make 2010 the... View More
Dec. 18 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the release of the IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report, which provides detailed insight into the metrics, participation... View More
Dec. 14 2009
Author Ian McLeod's book Swimming Anatomy (Human Kinetics, 2010) has created a buzz in the swimming world as his book shows how exercise is fundamentally linked to swimming performance. One aspect of the... View More
Dec. 3 2009
The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) today announced a restructured continuing education provider program that makes it easier and more affordable to align industry training sessions, conferences... View More
Nov. 11 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), in partnership with Sports Marketing Surveys, announced today a new research report, the 2009 Health Club Equipment Benchmarking Report,... View More