One of the most frequent questions pregnant women ask is, “How much weight should I gain during pregnancy?”. This is an important issue, as gaining too much or too little weight can adversely affect fetal growth, birth outcomes and affect
With careful capability assessment and appropriate program design, exercise regimens can improve walking, balance, and flexibility and reduce falls in patients with dementia.
"Ruth, sit down! Don't get up on your own."
Who is that? Why is she yelling at me? I
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
This sentiment from Benjamin Franklin is as true today as ever. Especially when it comes to fitness and health. The past 50 years has seen a nearly triple increase in obesity
Stress. It's everywhere. If you live and work on this planet it's almost impossible to avoid. In normal times are stressful enough but this past year we have had to share our lives with Covid 19.
Feeling stressed? Me too!
“I want to know how good the [fitness professional] is at their art and science of progressing people through exercise.”
These words were spoken by a physician who regularly refers his patients to fitness professionals. In 2019 and 2020, I spent
For over 30 years, the alphabet soup of letter-bearing personal training certification companies like ACE, NASM, NSCA and ISSA have focused on providing education leading to a fitness certification. While the companies have differing audiences and missions, collectively they have
Refresh and revitalize with this bright side dish that’s perfect for any summer table.
The dressing doubles as a versatile marinade, too.
1 Tbls Shallot, minced
1 Tbls Aged Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tbls Fresh Lime Juice
2 tsps Fresh Orange Juice
Physical activity has been demonstrated to positively affect over 30 chronic conditions and is considered the best deterrent of chronic disease in primary and secondary prevention. The main goal of a Medical Fitness Specialist (MFS) in the healthcare continuum is
Today’s athletes are confronted with a plethora of foods and beverages containing low- or no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS): Diet Pepsi, Halo-Top ice cream, Gatorade Zero, Nuun.
Are these products a better option than their sugar-containing versions?
Will they help you lose
Every person longing to be slim has heard the same advice forever: Eat less and exercise more. So simple, so logical, so what happened? America is the land of the overweight and the frustrated. For millions of people, every road