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Certified™: December 2019

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How to Incorporate Health Coaching as an Exercise Professional

Dr. Erin Nitschke by Dr. Erin Nitschke
Contributor

As health coaching becomes a more recognized, respected and legitimized professional field, you may be wondering how you can incorporate elements of coaching into your existing services. This article examines the "how to” elements of marrying coaching, personal training and group fitness instruction, and answers a range of questions you may have about health coaching.

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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Can Reduced-exertion High-intensity Interval Training Combat the Harmful Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle?
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ACE-SPONSORED RESEARCH: Can Reduced-exertion High-intensity Interval Training Combat the Harmful Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle?

by Daniel J. Green
Contributor

Some believe that reduced-exertion high-intensity interval training (REHIT), which features 10-minute workout sessions, may be the key to overcoming the “lack of time” barrier to regular exercise. But are these workouts truly effective for improving health? This latest ACE-sponsored research study examines whether or not three weeks of REHIT workouts is enough to overcome the negative cardiometabolic effects of a sedentary lifestyle. 

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You Put That on Social Media? How Posting About Your Own Vulnerabilities Can Promote Health and Fitness 
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You Put That on Social Media? How Posting About Your Own Vulnerabilities Can Promote Health and Fitness 

by Amanda Vogel
Health and Fitness Expert

Some health and exercise professionals assert that genuinely opening up on Facebook and Instagram about their private lives, including various vulnerabilities, has a profound and positive impact on how people perceive and respond to them as businesspeople. Is the blurred line between private and public on social media an asset to fitness promotion? And how much is too much when it comes to sharing personal narratives? 

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