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A Dieter’s Guide to Intuitive Eating
By Alex Hoffmann on July 6, 2020

“Consume as much fruit as you would like.” "Don’t eat bananas!”   “It’s okay to have a donut.” “Avoid sweets!”   “Incorporate quinoa and brown rice into your diet.” “Carbs are off...

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Park Recreation Month
By Alex Hoffmann on June 29, 2020

In accordance with National Park and Recreation Month, the ISSA is encouraging use of local parks and appreciation of recreational activities in order to stress their importance,...

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STRIDE LENGTH VS. STRIDE RATE
By Alex Hoffmann on June 15, 2020

Stride Length = The amount of distance covered by each step in a sprint. Stride Rate = The speed in which each step occurs during a sprint. Speed is commonly said to be the product of...

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Anti-Racism and Education
By Carlos Turner Cortez on June 8, 2020

The murder of George Floyd and the subsequent unrest in Minneapolis have sparked mass protests across the United States and beyond. Intense public outrage has brought national attention...

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The Power of Online Group Learning
By Alex Hoffmann on June 8, 2020

Benefits of online cohort learning The goal of a cohort/group is to build an environment that emphasizes collaboration and team building over competition; a valuable asset in today’s...

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Why Should You Be Physically Active?
By Alex Hoffmann on June 1, 2020

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you, but according to the early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2009 National Health Interview Survey, only 34.7% of U.S....

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Training Effect
By Alex Hoffmann on May 25, 2020

Physical activity stimulates a series of metabolic responses that affect the body’s anatomy, physiology, and bio-chemical makeup. Physical activity imposes stress on your body. As a...

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Burn What You Eat
By Alex Hoffmann on May 18, 2020

The whole “calories in, calories out” concept isn’t just a concept. You eat in order to provide yourself with the fuel you need to get through the day. If you don’t eat enough, you will...

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Is Your Personal Trainer a Fitness Professional? (Part II)
By Alex Hoffmann on May 11, 2020

Part 2 Of the client’s handy guide to making sure that your personal trainer is a consummate fitness professional!   What is a fitness professional? “A professional is a member of a...

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Does Your Personal Trainer Know How to Train You Safely and Effectively?
By Alex Hoffmann on May 4, 2020

The client’s handy guide to making sure that your personal trainer is a consummate fitness professional who actually knows what he or she is doing before putting the health and safety of...

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