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As we enter March, we reflect on some of the important discussions that surrounded Wise Healthcare Consumer Month in February. The American Institute for Preventive Medicine established this national health observance to help organizations reduce healthcare costs and absenteeism, and to help individuals improve their health and well-being.
The third week of February celebrates American entrepreneurs as part of National Entrepreneurship Week. A congressionally-chartered initiative founded in 2006 and relaunched in 2017, it highlights the values of diversity, inclusion, equity, education, and collaboration needed for the growth of entrepreneurs.
February is American Heart Month—28 (or 29) days of shining a light on heart health. According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, physical activity reduces the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Meet Alexis Batrakoulis, a certified exercise professional. He is a personal trainer, a group fitness instructor and an exercise physiologist. Internationally recognized for his work, he was named 2018 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 2020 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year and 2022 ACSM Certified Professional of the Year.
January—a month of new beginnings—is also a time to look forward to what is coming in the new year. Every year since 2006 the American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Journal has surveyed exercise professionals around the world about their predictions for health & fitness industry trends in the coming year.
Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, you are not alone. Every year, two out of five Americans set New Year’s resolutions. This year, one out of two Americans who made New Year’s resolutions resolved to exercise more in 2023, according to the Statista Global Consumer Survey.