Jan. 28 2009
To an athlete, it's pizza, but to an athlete's body, it's carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and water. Food is the vehicle by which most nutrients are delivered to the body. Exercise Nutrition... View More
Jan. 28 2009
The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced recently the overhaul and new design ofHealthclubs.com, IHRSA’s consumer website for active, fitness-minded adults.... View More
Jan. 28 2009
As fitness professionals you know more than anyone that consumers are becoming more selective when choosing workout facilities, exercise programming and trainers — and they are looking for someone... View More
Jan. 13 2009
Registration is open for courses that begin February 9 for five professional development certificate programs in Personal Fitness Training; Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness and Sports; Fitness Business... View More
Jan. 13 2009
Carol Kennedy-Armbruster and Mary M. Yoke have completely revised their successful group exercise text. Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Second Edition (Human Kinetics 2009) highlights the commonalities... View More
Jan. 6 2009
The January issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why sack lunches may not always... View More
Dec. 8 2008
The Obesity Institute at Children's National Medical Center recently gathered experts from many disciplines to share ideas, failures and successes, and the future promise of prevention and intervention... View More
Dec. 4 2008
The December issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on the everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why fast foods continue... View More
Nov. 18 2008
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, STOTT PILATES has released the final three new titles in its library of award-winning Pilates DVDs. Using props and other fitness accessories, the new programming... View More
Nov. 14 2008
The fifth annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) sponsored by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 15-17, drew 357 registrants from 42 states... View More
Nov. 13 2008
New theories about strength training bombard us daily and it’s not always easy to separate fact from fad. Are weight training classes on the Internet as effective as traditional classes? Is it ever... View More
Nov. 13 2008
Client treatment matching has been popular for years in the psychotherapy field and has gained popularity in programs for smoking cessation and weight loss, but until recently it has been slow to reach... View More
Nov. 10 2008
With Thanksgiving and end-of-the-year holidays coming soon, many Americans will eat, drink and get heavier. It is a challenging season for those working to control and reverse our nation's obesity epidemic.... View More
Nov. 3 2008
Personal Trainers earn on average less than $25,000 annually while less than 2% of the Personal Training community earns over $75,000. For the first time ever, a complete curriculum including expert guidance... View More
Oct. 23 2008
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the release of the 2008 European Market Report, the most comprehensive publication and resource for information on the... View More
Oct. 22 2008
A $50,000 scholarship endowment for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation has been established in the name of John A. Mayes M.S., ATC, LAT. Through... View More
Oct. 22 2008
Health professionals from across Australia will meet in Brisbane at a University of Queensland conference focused on prevention and treatment of childhood obesity and eating disorders. The two-day conference,... View More
Oct. 22 2008
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has announced the keynote and featured speaker lineup for its 28th Annual Convention &Trade Show, which will take place March 16-19,... View More
Oct. 15 2008
The popular strength training resource Optimal Muscle Training (Human Kinetics, 2009) will now be available in paperback. In the book and DVD package, strength and conditioning expert Dr. Ken Kinakin explains... View More
Oct. 10 2008
The World Natural Sports Organization (WNSO) has endorsed the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) as their athletes’ official training and certification organization. WNSO... View More