The Perfect (and Healthy) Sweet Treat for the Holiday Season

The Perfect (and Healthy) Sweet Treat for the Holiday Season by Bruce and Mindy Mylrea – One Day to Wellness Already concerned about the endless holiday cookies, desserts and other sweet treats that are popping up everywhere from the break room to the reception counter? Take a look at these sweet, but healthy (& vegan!) Cacao Balls so you can … Read More

12 Steps of Fitness: Strategies to Thrive

12 Steps of Fitness: Strategies to Thrive by Rosie Malaghan, MS It’s that beautiful time of year again when your barbell starts to look like a daunting roll of wrapping paper and your dumbbells resemble giant cake pops. Happy Holidays! Your group fitness class may be filled with those desperate to keep off the extra holiday pounds or it’s a … Read More

Wearable Tech Named Top Fitness Trend for 2020

Republished from ASCM.org The annual global survey, new regional comparison report predict what you’ll see in fitness next year Do you use your smartwatch or fitness tracker to track your exercise, heart rate, calorie consumption or sleep quality? If you answered yes, you’re among the millions of adults who use a wearable device at least monthly and part of the … Read More

How to Hire the Perfect Group Fitness Instructor

How to Hire the Perfect Group Fitness Instructor Republished from AFAA.com Whether you have multiple applicants for a single job opening or you are selecting individuals from within your fitness classes and encouraging them to get certified, you want to choose the perfect instructor for your facility. The qualities of an ideal instructor are wide-ranging and include things like an outgoing … Read More

From the Crowd to the Main Stage

From the Crowd to the Main Stage: Take the Leap with SCW Fitness Idol by Robin Taylor Do you remember the day you passed your first exercise certification? Do you remember the first class you ever taught? Have you ever told yourself that one day you will be in front of other instructors teaching them what you know? That one … Read More

5 Speedy Ways to Perform Myofascial Release on the Tightest Parts of Your Body

5 Speedy Ways to Perform Myofascial Release on the Tightest Parts of Your Body Republished from Well + Good by Zoe Weiner For today’s lesson in recovery treatments, allow me to take us back to high school anatomy to explain a little something about fascia—aka the highly relevant, super important system in your body that’s frequently to blame for all of that … Read More

Namaste in Group Fitness

Namaste in Group Fitness Republished from AFAA.com Yoga is not for fitness instructors who can’t jump around anymore, and yoga isn’t all about being flexible, at least not how one might think. Here in the west, we’ve adopted one limb of the yoga tree: The Asana or pose limb. Seven other limbs are a part of yoga. The exciting part of … Read More

Mexican-Style Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Mexican-Style Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Republished from canfitpro by FRESH N’ LEAN  Lots of healthy ingredients like quinoa, black beans, and veggies packed into portobello mushroom cups. This dish can be successfully served as a main or appetizer. Tastes great topped with mashed avocado and a side of crispy corn nachos. They’re fun looking, colorful, and always a huge crowd-pleaser. Rich … Read More

10 Ways to Win the Attention of Your Perfect Client

10 Ways to Win the Attention of Your Perfect Client by Shawna Kaminski Republished from PFP Social media can be your ticket to free advertising if you know how to use it. But you’ve got to stand out to get noticed. How do you make that happen with so much ‘noise’ out there? It seems nearly everyone is a ‘coach’ … Read More

5 Wacky Ways to Burn Calories Without Working Out, According to Studies

5 Wacky Ways to Burn Calories Without Working Out, According to Studies by Kenny Kline Cardio, strength and resistance training, and other intentional workout routines aren’t the only ways to get rid of your unwanted fats. Incorporating nonexercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) can also lend you a hand in burning calories. NEAT refers to those activities that we subconsciously do in … Read More