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 realize¬†the fact that this epidemic is highly associated with…