Oct. 10 2015
PFP media announced the winners of its 2016 Trainer of the Year awards at Club Industry 2015. This is the 11th year PFP media has recognized excellence in the fitness industry, and the first year two winners... View More
Oct. 9 2015
If you’ve been working on your handstand for a while now, but are still struggling with your balance and endurance upside down, don’t worry - you're not alone. Ask any longtime hand balancers... View More
Oct. 8 2015
As I approach 40+ status, recovery becomes more important each year. Sometimes I wonder if I’d feel better now if I’d given proper attention to recovery in my younger years. But at this... View More
Oct. 7 2015
You just know your friend or family member could benefit from making simple changes to their training or nutrition, but they seem resistant to it. It is so obvious to you that lifting weights could get... View More
Oct. 6 2015
For many people, adolescence and early adulthood is a period filled with late nights and partying. But a new study suggests these late nights may have negative implications for weight management. Continued... View More
Oct. 5 2015
With more than 36,000 restaurants around the globe, chances are you have eaten at a McDonald's at one point or another, and many of you are likely to have indulged in one of the chain's most popular offerings:... View More
Oct. 3 2015
New research suggests that the ancient Chinese martial art Tai Chi benefits older people with a range of long-term conditions, bringing physical and quality-of-life benefits to those with osteoarthritis,... View More
Oct. 2 2015
OPTP (Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products) has published the thirty-fourth edition of their semi-annual professional catalog. The catalog has been updated with several new items and now includes nearly... View More
Sept. 26 2015
I am sometimes surprised by my fellow cyclists who are prepared to work hard in their training sessions and are happy to consume numerous supplements, but don’t like to eat their greens. By doing... View More
Sept. 25 2015
As more people live sedentary lifestyles, it seems that any type of movement may be good for us. A recent study published in theAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that fidgeting, traditionally... View More
Sept. 24 2015
It is always interesting to ask your fellow trainees why they lift weights. The answers will usually range from simply wanting to stay in shape to becoming a champion weightlifter, powerlifter, bodybuilder,... View More
Sept. 23 2015
More than 66% of Americans are now classed as either overweight or obese. But a recent study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, shows that consumption of certain fruits and vegetables can help maintain... View More
Sept. 22 2015
A new report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has revealed that the highest rates of obesity in the US are concentrated in two regions, with 23 of the 25 states... View More
Sept. 21 2015
As more people live sedentary lifestyles, it seems that any type of movement may be good for us. A recent study published in theAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that fidgeting, traditionally... View More
Sept. 19 2015
Recently, I’ve been on the receiving end of two knee injuries back to back, and while rest is what the doctor ordered, I still want to improve my skills. My injuries come from the world of grappling... View More
Sept. 18 2015
Many parents will have breathed a sigh of relief at the prospect of their children returning to school after the summer vacation. But rather than having to think of ways to keep them entertained or out... View More
Sept. 17 2015
There is a link between sedentary behavior and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a new study, and doing high levels of moderate to vigorous exercise is unlikely to counter this effect. Continued... View More
Sept. 16 2015
A new global study has identified high blood pressure, smoking and high body mass index as the top three avoidable risk factors for death and disease among adults worldwide. Among children under 5, undernutrition... View More
Sept. 15 2015
A research team from Sweden - publishing in the journal Rheumatology - says that a high body mass index in men may reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, though the same cannot be said for women. Continued... View More
Sept. 14 2015
People who think they are doing the right thing by choosing a diet beverage then do the wrong thing by snacking on sodium, sugar and high-carbohydrate goodies like cookies, ice cream, fries and pastries,... View More

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