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The Fear of the Fall

Each year, more than one in four older adults take a fall, but less than half tell their doctor. After the first fall, the chances of falling again double. According to Wikipedia, the fear of falling (FOF) is natural in most humans and animals. It was merely believed to be a result of the psychological trauma of the fall, also

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Why Do We Need to Resistance Train?

What are the first words that pop out of your client’s mouth when you tell them it is time to resistance train? Maybe, it’s “I don’t want to look like The Hulk” or “No thanks, that’s for body builders.” Do you know how to respond to that? Let’s look at the reasons and benefits of using resistant equipment. Before determining

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Health Coaches: What They Do and How They Can Help You

A health coach sounds like something for the rich and famous. But you don’t have to have your own reality show or an entourage to reap the benefits of health coaching. An increasing number of Americans are turning to these wellness champions to help them ditch bad habits and adopt new, healthier ones. Could you benefit from a health coach?

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Want a Great Workout? Head to the Stairs

During the pandemic, many gyms or workout studios were either closed or had to limit their members access. As a result, people were forced to seek out new ways to exercise. Home gym and fitness equipment sales surged and was quickly sold out. Online fitness videos saw a massive increase in demand and outdoor walking and running suddenly became popular again. But what if

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The Most Loved and Hated Exercise: The Burpee

Part of the reason why “the burpee” is dreaded so much is because it taxes the total body, or at least you think it does. When you remove the push-up; the back (on the descent), pecs and triceps (on the ascent), and core on the full push-up phase, you are left with a core, deltoids, legs, and glutes exercise. That’s

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Gluteal Amnesia: What is it and How Do We Fix it?

Gluteal amnesia, sleeping butt, dead butt syndrome; these names may cause you to chuckle when you hear them, but it is no laughing matter. The glutes or buttocks are the largest muscle group in our body and if not functioning properly can result in pain and discomfort in many other areas. Luckily, there is a lot we can do to

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