Category: obesity

The Brain, Chronic Pain & Yoga

Claudia Micco, YogaFit Senior Mastertrainer Can an ancient mind-body and exercise practice that combines movement, meditation, and breathing help our clients with chronic pain? Yes! There is evidence that Yoga can be a helpful tool to cope with the day to day realities of chronic pain. Yoga, not unlike many exercise programs, places its emphasis…

Global Obesity Epidemic: The Crucial Role of Fitness Professionals

Alexis Batrakoulis, PhD(c), MS, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT, RCPT*E; ACSM–EP, CPT, EIM II; ACE-CMES, CHC, CPT; NASM-CES, PES It is well known and evidence-based that epidemic of obesity has grown at an alarming rate among adults and children, both at Asian and worldwide level (1). If we realizeย the fact that this epidemic is highly associated with…