Osteoporosis and Stress: What is the Link?

The information in this article is taken from Robyn Caruso’s Stress Management courses on the FCEA website. We are entering a new era with medical fitness in terms of understanding how exercise can help individuals with chronic illness and stress. Read More …

Be a Blood Pressure Hero!

The information from this article is from “Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Exercise.”  A continuing education course offered by Fitness Learning Systems. Did you know as a health-fitness professional you can have a positive affect on a client’s health, longevity, and Read More …

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 …

Pulmonary Hypertension and Mind/Body Medicine

To understand how Pulmonary Hypertension reacts to Mind/Body Medicine you must understand what is going on biologically. Mind/Body Medicine such as meditation and exercise can help to give these clients a better quality of life. As a fitness professional it 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 …

How Injuries Occur and the Rehab Triangle

The information in this course can be found in the Understanding Human Movement Home Study Course. Introduction The human body is a complex machine that consists of multiple parts engineered to work and function synergistically. At the helm is the Read More …

Why Client Blood Labs are so Important to the Fitness Industry

The information in this course is from the Blood Lab Wellness Specialist CE course. A recent post in the Journal of Precision Medicine looks at the rise of consumer genetic testing like 23 and Me as the new boon in 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 …