Four Fun and Effective Treadmill Workouts

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Four Fun and Effective Treadmill Workouts

Running on a treadmill may not be as exciting as running trails or along the beach, but it gets the job done when inclement weather or other constraints make it necessary to exercise indoors. But treadmill training doesn’t have to be boring, explains ACE Exercise Physiologist Dr. Mark P. Kelly, who offers four fun treadmill workouts that will get you ready for your next race.

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Advances in Aerobic Training: How to Apply the New Heart Rate Formulas

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Advances in Aerobic Training: How to Apply the New Heart Rate Formulas

Science and technology advancements mean that our knowledge of fitness is constantly evolving. What was once standard practice, such as calculating maximum heart rate, can quickly become outdated and irrelevant. ACE Exercise Physiologist Dr. Mark Kelly explains how to apply some of the newer formulas for calculating heart rate and intensity, and how these new tools may make it easier to help your clients build a stronger base of fitness.

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High-intensity Interval Training May Be Making a HIIT in Unsuspected Ways

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High-intensity Interval Training May Be Making a HIIT in Unsuspected Ways

Many exercisers shy away from trying high-intensity interval training (HIIT) because they fear it will be too hard or might lead to injury. According to several studies, those fears may largely be unfounded. Not only is HIIT extremely effective for improving health and reducing the risk factors for metabolic syndrome, many exercisers appear to enjoy it much more than traditional continuous exercise. Need more convincing? Read on…

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Genetics and Health: The New Frontier

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 Genetics and Health: The New Frontier

Scientists have developed a test to determine how individuals are genetically programmed to respond to exercise, but knowing the answer could be a two-edged sword. Learn why this DNA test may be useful or harmful, depending on the expectations of the individual, and how fitness professionals can help clients use this information to their best advantage.

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How to Land a Job in Corporate Wellness

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How to Land a Job in Corporate Wellness

If you’re looking for a career where your knowledge will impact hundreds of individuals both physically and financially, corporate wellness may be the right path for you. While many fitness professionals tend shy away from this industry, the reality is that it can be a very rewarding place to work. In this article, Dr. Mark Kelly discusses the necessary steps to land a job as a wellness consultant.

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