Aug. 17 2009
Although gyms create a fish-out-of-water experience for many swimmers, physician and swimming expert Ian McLeod reveals that gym-based workouts actually give swimmers an edge over competition. "Without... View More
Aug. 12 2009
The American Council on Exercise (ACE), one of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world, today announced a long-term partnership with IDEA Health and Fitness... View More
Aug. 10 2009
The Cooper Institute, the Dallas-based nonprofit research and education facility, now offers the Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) certification exam nationwide through Pearson VUE professional testing... View More
Aug. 5 2009
Nordic walking offers widespread benefits for people of all ages and abilities, but fitness buffs and serious athletes can use Nordic walk for complete full body training that can be done anywhere. "Nordic... View More
July 29 2009
IDEA Health & Fitness Association, the leading membership organization of health, wellness and fitness professionals worldwide with more than 23,000 members in over 80 countries, has published the results... View More
July 23 2009
Both exercise and health professionals need the latest research for integrating exercise into the treatment of chronic diseases and disabilities. ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases... View More
July 16 2009
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) today announced that it has joined the National Physical Activity Plan as an organizational partner. NATA will join 11 other organizations to develop,... View More
July 6 2009
Kids as young as seven can use strength training to improve their health and fitness and ward off the degenerative effects of aging. Unfortunately however, coaches, teachers and fitness instructors often... View More
July 5 2009
The upcoming Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, Second Edition(Human Kinetics, July 2009) will help students and practitioners understand the function of the nutrients in the body and how... View More
June 29 2009
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of heat-related athletic injuries in secondary schools, today at its 60th annual meeting and clinical symposia at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center... View More
June 19 2009
Tightened budgets need not squeeze fitness from a woman's lifestyle. In the upcoming Women's Home Workout Bible, (Human Kinetics, November 2009), best-selling author Brad Schoenfeld explains... View More
June 6 2009
Nordic walking is an enhancement of regular walking. A person can go from point A to point B, but how efficient and how pain free is that walk? When the foot lands, it has so many options to move (or not... View More
June 4 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the release of the 2009 IHRSA Global Report: The State of the Health Club Industry. The report contains the... View More
June 4 2009
Several studies have demonstrated the importance of increasing women's self confidence toward participation in and maintenance of physical activity. To increase self confidence, activities for previously... View More
May 27 2009
Coaches and fitness professionals often have trouble teaching athletes nutrition habits for optimal performance. The upcoming Sport Nutrition for Coaches (Human Kinetics, June 2009) solves that problem.... View More
May 27 2009
According to a new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), proper management of acute spinal injuries on the athletic playing field is crucial, given that sports... View More
May 15 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and member health clubs across the nation announced today the start of the 6th annual Get Active America! campaign, IHRSA’s... View More
May 14 2009
STOTT PILATES and Can-Fit-Pro joined forces to set the Guinness World Record for the largest Pilates class on Saturday, August 16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. As of January 29, 2009 Guinness... View More
May 13 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and fitness professionals across the nation gathered today in Washington, DC to meet with their Congressional members, asking for their... View More
May 12 2009
Club Industry has proposed a Town Hall Meetin in response to the Massachusetts Senate Bill 870, which increases the educational and professional requirements to hold a 'Personal Trainer' title (... View More