HEAVY WORK FOR OUR SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATION

As trainers, we are more than the persons who work with our clients one to three times a week, but we are also a resource for parents, teachers, and those who work with our clients.  Many children and teens benefit from exercise because it is heavy work.  Many activities we demonstrate in the gym can…

How Employee Wellness Programs Support Sustainability

What do employee wellness programs have to do with sustainability?  If employees endure a stressful state of being for a long period of time, they experience burnout.  This affects a company’s overall productivity and profitability.  How does one sustain a stressful environment, attend to numerous job demands and sustain a…

GERD Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, causes symptoms such as persistent heartburn and acid reflux. The chronic condition, which is caused by inflammation and dysfunctions in the stomach, affects nearly one in five American adults. GERD’s causes and risk factors include obesity, untreated food allergies, smoking, leaky gut syndrome, high-stress levels, indigestion,…

A Guide for Coaches and Trainers for Special Needs Clients Who Demonstrate Tantruming and Sensory Overload

Trainers and coaches have found a new opportunity when they work with the developmentally disabled, mentally challenged, and behavior challenged.  These youth and adults need fitness even more so than the average child or adult. And we trainers can work with a population that will show and benefit greatly from our expertise.  But the challenge…

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