Why Is Breakfast Really That Important?

Brain health is directly related to blood sugar levels (glucose homeostasis) in the body. The information in this article is taken from the American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists (AASDN) continuing education course “The Science of Nutrition.” There are Read More …

The 4 Primary Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

This information is taken from Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease, a continuing education course authored by Dr. AQ Rana, leading PD researcher and founder of the World Parkinson’s Program. The two primary categories of symptoms for Parkinson’s disease are the primary Read More …

A Poor Night’s Sleep May Increase Your Risk of Disease

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A poor night’s sleep not only makes getting through the day difficult, it also may increase your risk of disease, especially if you suffer from chronic lack of sleep. Inadequate sleep has been associated with obesity, diabetes, stroke, heart disease Read More …

Updated Federal Physical Activity Guidelines: Do They Apply to People with Diabetes?

In mid-November 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finally released new physical activity guidelines (as a 2nd edition) to update their previous set from a decade before (1,2). Various activity guidelines for adults with diabetes have been Read More …

Your Brain on Exercise-Critical!

The information provided is adapted from the “Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention and Intervention Program.” Dementia is a syndrome characterized by a chronic deterioration relating to memory, thinking, behavior, and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Consciousness, however, is not Read More …

Simple Steps to Manage Diabetes and Be Healthy

One of the latest suggestions for effective weight loss with diabetes includes cutting back on diabetes (and other) medications that cause weight gain and trying others that help you lose weight and control diabetes. The problem is that there is Read More …

Stress Management Exercise Programming

Information for this Blog post is taken from Stress Management Exercise Specialist ™ Course for Health and Fitness Professionals: Specialist Certificate Program As fitness professionals, we know that exercise helps our clients to cope with stress. We are told that any type Read More …

A Beginner’s Guide To Meditation

Finding time to relax is a struggle for many. We underestimate our need to unwind and decompress, and our busy lives sometimes make it impossible. But, 5-10 minutes a day can really go a long way toward forming new habits Read More …

Helping Clients Breathe

6 General Recommendations for Working with Clients with Respiratory Conditions. Knowledge of the respiratory system and pulmonary function is fundamental for training the client with chronic conditions known as pulmonary disorders. These disorders are characterized by airflow obstruction, cardiovascular and Read More …

Body Composition and Breast Cancer

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Did you know that it is well established that Body Fat Poses a Major Risk for Breast Cancer and severity of lymphedema?  Health-fitness professionals can play a huge role in reducing breast cancer risk and the debilitating effects of lymphedema. Read More …