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5 Things to Know About Breast Cancer and Exercise

The number of people being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and ductal breast carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is on the rise. More than three million individuals have survived breast cancer. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women other …
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5 Things I Learned as Family Caregiver

By Guest Blogger: Lydia Chan  Alzheimer’s Caregiver | lydia@alzheimerscaregiver.net It’s National Family Caregivers Month, which means it’s time to reflect on all that we do as family caregivers. The long nights, the extra housework — these are all part of …
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Risk Factors and Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

The information in this post is from the Alzheimer’s Prevention and Intervention Specialist Certificate Program: Course 1: Exercise Prescription for Alzheimer’s Prevention and Intervention. Authored by Dharma Singh Khalsa M.D., Founding President/Medical Director of Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation There …
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Core Conditioning Camp

The information in this article is from Core Conditioning Camp, authored by Melisa Weigelt MS, a continuing education course produced by Fitness Learning Systems. Many of the exercises in this workout focus on engaging multiple muscle groups while requiring core …
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Be a Blood Pressure Hero!

Compiled by June M. Chewning BS, MA The information from this article is from “Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Exercise.”  A continuing education course offered by Fitness Learning Systems. Did you know as a health-fitness professional you can have a positive …
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Social Aspects of Aging and Exercise

The information in this article is taken from “The Issue of Aging” a continuing education course authored by gerontology specialist Sandy Stoub, MS. The aspect of “social”-ology of exercise is an important consideration for older adults. While the physiological aspects …
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Your Brain on Exercise-Critical!

The information provided is adapted from “Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention and Intervention,” a Medical Fitness Specialist Certificate Program authored by Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) and produced by Fitness Learning Systems. June M. Chewning MA, BS, AEA Dementia is a …
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History of Exercise and Pregnancy

This information is adapted from “A Modern Approach to Exercise During Pregnancy” a continuing education course authored by Danielle Spangler and produced by Fitness Learning Systems. Historically, prenatal physical activity has been influenced by necessity, race, ethnicity, social status, wealth, …
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Return to Life: Breast Cancer Recovery

What are some things you can do to help your client recover and thrive after Breast Cancer treatment?  What are important things to know to work with BC clients? (The information for this post is adapted from “Return to Life: …
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Functional Training for All Ages

The information in this course is from the eLearning continuing education course: Functional Training for All Ages by Sandy Stoub MS.  See the full course to learn more information about the components and importance of functional training.  Videos and interactive …
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