Golf is re-living its glory days, with 5.3 million adults across Great Britain and Ireland enjoying it last year. Whether you’re new to the sport or an experienced player, you may be looking for ways to boost your game as summer approaches and the prospect of sunny days on the green beckons. If you’re already active in the gym, you may not have given much thought to training which can actually complement your golf game. Equally, if you’re a fitness novice, you may be surprised to see just how much value a personal trainer can add to your golf. Here are some of the ways you can use your fitness sessions to smash your golf goals.
On a regular basis, yoga is practiced by around 36 million Americans. And, with the number of those who practice yoga having nearly doubled in the last decade in the United States, the popularity of the discipline has risen significantly. However, for those looking to open their own yoga studio, doing so successfully can be a major challenge — especially if you don’t have much experience on the business side of things. From the components of a strong business plan to the value in hiring experienced instructors and what makes a good location, here’s what you should take into consideration.
Following a healthy diet and exercising during pregnancy can bring long-term cardiovascular benefits to a woman’s children, say scientists at King’s College London, while another (2021) University of Virginia Health System study shows that exercise during pregnancy can help children reduce their chances of developing diabetes and other metabolic diseases later in life. The key is definitely to stay active, but it’s important to adapt existing workout regimes. Whether you are a gym owner or personal trainer, the first step to ensure your pregnant clients are taking the right measures is for them to run their proposed workout routine by their health professional. Just a few considerations they may wish to discuss with their OB-GYN can be found below.
Only 25% of women participate in the recommended physical activity levels during their pregnancy, according to the University of North Carolina. Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should aim for daily 30 minute workouts, yet so few do this as they fear that it will harm their baby’s health. But with multiple health benefits related to prenatal exercise, it’s down to professional fitness instructors to promote safe and effective workouts, just as they would do to postnatal women.
Recovery is a crucial part of any training regimen, and in recent years, many different devices and techniques have been developed to power athletes through post-workout aches and pains. These tools are great for both the elite or everyday athlete after a strenuous workout.
For a trainer, the behavior population can be daunting but fitness is much-needed in this population. Here are some things I have done, either as a classroom teacher or trainer, to work successfully with this population. Challenging behavior may be the immediate payoff if children or teens do not have their basic needs met such as kindness, nurturing, caring, and attention.
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We asked – you voted. A new year is upon us and there are some big shifts happening in the fitness industry. We want to know who YOU consider a leader in the fitness industry, paving the way. We received a number of incredible names in the industry and…