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Category Archives: Special Populations

What Not to Say to a Pregnant Client

If you’ve got a pregnant client, congratulations! It’s an honor to walk alongside someone as their body changes during this incredible life event. Education about the contraindications and cautions for […]

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Baby Onboard: Modifying Exercises For Effective Prenatal Workouts

Over the last 5 decades, theories on pregnancy and activity have come a long way. When our moms were expecting, the prevailing notion was to stay off of one’s feet and get as much rest as possible. Today’s women are remaining much more active further into their pregnancies than ever before. Still, there always remains a lingering thought as to just how safe this practice might be for the developing fetus.

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Glute Exercises for Teenagers Who Are Obese

The Radiological Society of North America has recently called attention to the permanent bone loss in teenagers who are obese (1). The growth in reliance on fast food is putting […]

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Athletes and Eating Disorders – Where To Draw The Line

When clients come to us with a high level of motivation already in place, our jobs become much easier. Having passed right over the Pre-contemplative and Contemplative stages of readiness, […]

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Business is Booming with Baby Boomers Part 2

In part 1 of “Business is Booming with Baby Boomers” we discussed the possibility of increasing your business and some special considerations when working with this huge demographic. In today’s […]

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Business is Booming with Baby Boomers

According to the Census Bureau, there are over 76 million Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) in the United States In 2016, Baby Boomers will be between ages […]

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Pregnancy: Getting in Shape is Easier Said Than Done

Even though I helped clients before, during and after birth, I didn’t quite understand pregnancy until I tried it for myself! There’s nothing like the real experience to shed light on […]

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5 Strategies for Preventing and Managing Low Back Pain

Nearly two-thirds of Americans experience low back pain in their lives according to the American Physical Therapy Association. Low back pain can be extremely debilitating and often cause people to miss […]

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Pain management without opioid use

With all the buzz about opioid addiction being an epidemic in this country, it’s disconcerting that those seeking relief from chronic pain symptoms without turning to narcotic drugs are hard pressed to […]

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Three Fitness Program Ideas Catered to School Teachers

Many school teachers take the summer months off from work.  Some travel, but others seek to have “me time”.  This is where you come in.  Elevate your summer business by […]

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