No longer is fitness the sole domain of aerobics instructors in their 20’s and 30’s, conducting group exercise classes with seemingly boundless energy. What was [...]
When a client has trouble breathing because of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), it changes the approach to physical fitness. Armed with the physiology of respiratory [...]
Exercise can benefit the epileptic client. Over 2.5 million Americans are currently living with epilepsy and need exercise just like everyone else. Epilepsy is a neurological [...]
Exercise programs and physical fitness centers need to accommodate children with special needs. Unfortunately, there are very few doing so. This is a problem because, [...]
Some of your clients might suffer quietly from incontinence. It's an issue about which clients often hesitate to speak and it effects more people than [...]
Corporate wellness offers enormous opportunities for fitness professionals. And the opportunities are not boilerplate. Each business has a different culture with diverse employees - [...]
For decades the leg extension, squat, leg press and lunge have all been used by general fitness clients, rehab patients and elite athletes alike without much on the side of specific research to help the fitness coach in determining which exercise to use or recommend for a specific goal or need. To understand the concepts and summaries of this article let's start by taking an in-depth look at the internal components of the knee.
The right exercises can be a catalyst for regaining motor control in clients sidelined with neuropathic pain. Negotiating with neuropathy when personal training has its challenges, [...]