As American Heart Month unfolds, we recognize the synergy between the call to prioritize heart health and the role of Registered Exercise Professionals.
As the New Year begins, many individuals embark on a journey to improve their health and fitness. Explore three ways exercise professionals can help!
In the fitness industry, credible certification is vital to consumer protection. This point is exemplified by a recent case involving a well-known fitness influencer.
During Bone and Joint Week, we recognize the role registered exercise professionals play in helping clients of every age improve their bone and joint health.
During Active Aging Week, we recognize the role registered exercise professionals can play in helping older adults exercise in a safe, supportive environment.
During Cholesterol Education Month, we recognize how exercise professionals can raise awareness to help manage cholesterol.
Falls Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign observed each year on the first day of fall to raise awareness around preventing falls.
On World Physical Therapy Day, we compare the roles of physical therapists and registered exercise professionals in promoting healthier lives.
National Wellness Month serves as an opportunity to reset and refocus on self-care, stress management, and healthy habits throughout the month (and yearlong).
During National Exercise with Your Child Week, we recognize how registered exercise professionals can help model and encourage physical activity in children.
Employers like Michael Stack of Applied Fitness Solutions use the Registry to verify credentials and build credibility and trust with healthcare systems.
Registered exercise professionals can help people take control of their health and well-being and make self-care part of their daily lives.
Be a Kid Again Day encourages adults to take a break from being an adult and revisit activities that they found fun when they were kids.
National Great Outdoors Month recognizes that regular outdoor recreation is associated with positive health outcomes and better quality of life.
Registered exercise professionals with cancer exercise specialty training can help guide cancer survivors through treatment, recovery, and survivorship.
Today is New Year’s Resolution Recommitment Day, observed annually on June 1st. It is an opportunity for the 40% of Americans...
Meet Josh Zaffino, a 20-year health & fitness industry veteran and the Training and Development Director for Arch Amenities Group.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Observed in the U.S. since 1949, it raises awareness and increases understanding about mental health.
Exercise physiologists (EP) often work in a variety of health and fitness programs, including commercial, community, and corporate fitness settings, among others.
Observed annually, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month promotes the importance of physical activity, physical fitness and sports participation.
Every Kid Healthy Week is held annually during the last week of April to raise awareness about children’s health.
April is Move More Month, which promotes daily movement. Created by the American Heart Association, it encourages people to make every move count.
Recognizing how registered exercise professionals can safeguard student athlete safety and well-being through proper training and credentialing.
When making exercise referrals to qualified exercise professionals, Dr. Kampert places the highest priority on working with exercise professionals that he trusts. He seeks out exercise professionals based on their personal qualities, academic backgrounds, and credentials.
Discover the differences between exercise professionals and athletic trainers in terms of their client base, credentialing, and work environments.
Learn how registered exercise professionals can help individuals with obesity improve their overall health and achieve their health and fitness goals.
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.