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Integrating Yoga Part Three

October 25th, 2012 — 1:46pm

If you have reached a plateau where you are beginning to wonder how to expand your practice of yoga or how to get to the next level, this article will give you definite positive suggestions and solutions. Continue reading »

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Polling for Dollars

October 10th, 2012 — 7:47am

Being a teacher and a counselor has allowed me to spend many hours working with that fragile segment of the population suffering from schizophrenia. Those most seriously afflicted are prisoners of the hallucinations in their tortured minds. Continue reading »

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Helping Clients Cope with Food. Part 5

September 25th, 2012 — 12:12pm

Keep it simple

Fitness professionals are now advised to keep exercise advice as simple as possible (at least in the beginning). Similarly, simple nutrition advice appears most likely to be incorporated into a client’s lifestyle. Remember, a few simple tips that are actually followed do more good than a comprehensive plan that is so complicated your clients don’t know how to begin. Continue reading »

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Health Club Relationship. Part 3

September 6th, 2012 — 1:24pm

Benefits to the club

Clubs are interested in strategic liaisons with hospitals for many reasons. However, the primary reason is the instantaneous credibility the hospital offers a facility. In an environment where there is a relatively large percentage of people who need wellness services and exercise, but are afraid to obtain these services from a commercial club, a hospital-affiliated facility is a great asset. Continue reading »

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Steve’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 2

July 23rd, 2012 — 11:34am

Another positive thing you did was to improve the fiber content of your food choices. Oatmeal, barley, salad — all contain good sources of fiber, which not helps you feel full and eat less calories, but offers heart disease protection and good digestive functioning. When you can, select whole grain breads and whole wheat cereal. Please define the type of bread and cereal you eat. Continue reading »

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Steve’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 1

July 23rd, 2012 — 11:30am

Dear Sharon and Armand,
I am submitting my diary today feeling pretty good. Not only did I have my best week yet — both in food and exercise — but I crossed the 240-pound barrier, weighing in at 238. Yes, I’m still fat, but 17 pounds less fat and feeling good. Continue reading »

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Booming Fitness Market

March 20th, 2012 — 8:52am

In addition to the Surgeon General¹s Healthy People 2010 national campaign, exercise is being promoted by health professionals to prevent and treat obesity and other chronic illnesses. Americans are becoming increasingly aware of the health benefits of exercise, leading to a surge in the fitness market. Continue reading »

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Using RPE with Clients

January 13th, 2012 — 6:13am

Should you use RPE with your clients? Like target heart rate, RPE has both strengths and weaknesses. Many personal trainers and exercise instructors use both target heart rate and RPE, hoping that one or both will connect with the wide range of clients they see. In your decisions on how to prescribe exercise intensity, consider the following questions: Continue reading »

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Aerobics at Any Age – It’s Never Too Late to Start! Post 1

October 25th, 2011 — 8:50am

Learning a New Word
“Aerobics” is a new word for Ben Carpenter. In his youth, he assumed that if he lived to be an octogenarian, he would know all there is to know. “I’m so old,” he keeps telling people, “I would remember when air was clean and sex was dirty, not the other way round. Continue reading »

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