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Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs
Wouldn’t-You-Like-to-Know Facts About Health/Fitness Clubs

1. A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE. At the present time, an estimated 45 million Americans are members of health/fitness clubs - a number that has more than doubled in the past 2 decades. Globally, the number of health/fitness club members nearly is 120 million. From a global perspective, the U.S. market represents 37.5% of the...

Top Seven Drinks to Help Keep you Healthy
Top Seven Drinks to Help Keep you Healthy

Adults should be drinking around two litres of liquid every day, but what are the very best beverages you can drink to keep you healthy? Here are seven drinks that you should incorporate into your diet wherever possible: Water It may seem obvious, but water is imperative for a healthy lifestyle. Water can help keep...

 Nice-To-Know Facts About Stretching, Flexibility, And Warming Up
Nice-To-Know Facts About Stretching, Flexibility, And Warming Up

1. NOT THE SAME. Some people believe that stretching and warming up are more or less the same. They’re not. Warming up is designed to prepare an individual for the demands of the physical activity that follows. As such, a few minutes of engaging in low-intensity whole-body exercise (e.g., jogging in place) can be an ap...

Health, Fitness & the Role of Diet Pills
Health, Fitness & the Role of Diet Pills

Health and fitness: these words have become more than trends. Everywhere you look, ads are bombarding us with calls to slim down, bulk up, or burn fat. But what does it mean to be fit? Is being slim the same as being fit, or healthy? And what role do fat burners, slimming pills, and other weight loss supplements play i...

Detoxification through movement
Detoxification through movement

Many people have the urge to undertake a cleanse or detoxification program as a means to kick-start a weight loss goal. The diet recommendations that accompany many of the detoxification programs virtually assure the participant will be consuming fewer calories than normal through fasting, meal replacements, or food se...

Ways Health/Fitness Professionals Can Continue to Learn
Ways Health/Fitness Professionals Can Continue to Learn

1. Have an open mind. Realize that opportunities for learning abound. They are everywhere if individuals can learn to recognize them for what they are. The key is to be receptive to and tolerant of new ideas, new notions and conceptual links, and the potential of embracing new challenges. 2. Reach for resources. Tak...

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