The American Council on Exercise wants to help you become a personal trainer

Looking to become a personal trainer? If helping others succeed at reaching their fitness goals is important to you, consider becoming certified via the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Why ACE? The American Council on Exercise, or ACE, is the leading nonprofit exercise professional and health coach certification organization. That means, when studying to become a trainer, Continue Reading

Training methodologies that promote body health

To achieve the goal of improving physical condition and general health, there are different methodologies to choose from. These allow to achieve different objectives within the physical well-being. ‘Functional training’, ‘Team Beats by Technogym’ and ‘personal training’ are three of these methodologies.   Maritza Toribio and Martín Gabirondo, proprietary partners of Co-Active, a center that Continue Reading

Wellbeing and a healthy mind a matter of mental training

St. John’s Medical Center will host Dr. Richard Davidson this Wednesday at the Center for the Arts. Dr. Davidson will deliver a 90-minute presentation titled, “How to Have a Healthy Mind.” Dr. Davidson will discuss mental training strategies that have been proven to improve the wellbeing of children, adults, and ultimately communities. Your health comes to mind Continue Reading

The cardiovascular health benefits of resistance training

Have you ever wondered why muscle-strengthening activities, such as resistance training with weights, are included in the physical activity recommendations? You may know that one benefit of resistance training is increasing or maintaining muscle mass, but did you know that meeting the physical activity recommendations for resistance training also helps strengthen the heart and cardiovascular system? Resistance Continue Reading