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An Application for Personal Trainers
An Application for Personal Trainers

There is little doubt that the personal trainer industry is in a boom. Just ask Google, where searching for "become a personal trainer" yields somewhere around 35 million returns. There is also little doubt that the industry is well represented online - websites that deal with nutrition, bodybuilding, and health crop up almost every week. And if you are a personal trainer, you should take notice: client expectations are rising and being a technically savvy trainer is no longer an...

C.W.U. for Olympic & Power Lifts
C.W.U. for Olympic & Power Lifts

Corrective Warm Ups, multi-joint corrective exercises mixed with dynamic warm ups. Corrective exercises target muscle imbalances while dynamic warm-ups warm up major muscle groups. Why not just do cardio for 5 minutes? Cardio by itself does not prepare the muscle for the work ahead ... it just raises your core temperature.

James Krieger Interview
James Krieger Interview

We treated mainly Microsoft employees (in fact, we were right across the street from the Microsoft campus), and our average weight loss was 40 pounds in 3 months. It was a highly successful program (and still is). I had a number of responsibilities there, including constantly reading research and investigating ways to make the program better.

Treadmill For Sale
Treadmill For Sale

Looking for a great treadmill for sale? Here are some insider secrets to saving money on your home treadmill.

Get Healthy by Taking the Stairs
Get Healthy by Taking the Stairs

Gregory Minor, a middle-aged housekeeper at Duke University Medical Center, lost 80 lbs. and 10 inches simply by taking the stairs when he was at work. He's the latest success story in the Duke employee health program known as "Take the Stairs." The self-paced exercise program encourages employees to take the stairs and record how many stairs they climb.

Ways to Increase Your Brainpower
Ways to Increase Your Brainpower

1. Get moving. Research suggests that exercising on a regular basis can play an essential role in improving brainpower across the life span, beginning in childhood. All factors considered, older adults tend to benefit more than their younger counterparts in this regard, possibly because older adults have more to gain with respect to cognitive function as age-related declines become more prevalent. Exercise bouts that last at least 30 minutes have been shown to have the greatest benefit.