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Training Chronic Conditions: A Guide for the Fitness Trainer

The biggest question fitness trainers need to ask themselves is “Why do you want to work with the chronic populations?” Is it because: a) The stats (IDEA, IRHSA) out there say it is the fastest growing population/market? b) You really want to help people that tend to have multiple issues because it is rewarding? c) You feel drawn...
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What Fitness Professionals Need to Know About Exercise and Diabetes

Are you working with any clients who have type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or even prediabetes? Well, you have a lot to learn if you don’t know the first thing about those conditions! You can’t go wrong by knowing more about these conditions since over 100 million Americans currently have diabetes or prediabetes—some of them are, or will be, your clients.

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Invest in Your Health with Therapeutic Massage. If You Don’t, Who Will?

Massage, Reiki and CST allow me to work deeply into the muscles of my clients but without the pain often associated with “deep tissue massage.” Sore points are gently held until they release, and restrictions in the central nervous system are removed, allowing circulation to flow through the muscle fibers again, restoring movement and flexibility.

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The Intimate Link Between Sex and Exercise

The “ex” in sex, is for exercise. Putting it mathematically, 2/3 of sex is exercise!

As if the prevention of heart disease, cancer, diabesity, osteoporosis, and supporting fat loss are not enough… exercise is the magic igniting our pelvic mojo.

Most unfortunately, many still feel uncomfortable thinking about sexual function. Studies show that less than half of...

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Zika Prevention Guidelines

Zika virus fears have left pregnant women with serious questions about how to avoid contracting the virus, and whether the use of insect repellents will put their fetuses at risk. Zika isn’t the only disease that’s bug borne (ticks also carry diseases such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever) so avoiding these types of insect borne diseases depends upon…

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