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Help Clients Slow Down

Posted by on March 14, 2017 at 11:56 pm

yogabrighterverticalI am sure many of your clients are stretched for time, have too much on their plates and are stressed. Then they come to you looking for a hard workout and think that pushing themselves to the limits during every workout will help elevate their stress. Not necessarily so!

A growing body of scientific evidence has supported mindful exercise as a significant means of favorably altering various aspects of health. Scientific research on Yoga has been enormous (well over 2000 studies) since the first research began in the late 1920’s and since 1985, thousands of research abstracts have been published on Tai Chi. Ralph LaForge, MD, a physician specializing in the benefits of mind/body exercise reports…..

“….meditation and mindful exercise have been credited with reducing stress and helping to manage anger and depression, improving muscular strength, flexibility, balance and coordination, reducing falls in the elderly, improving glucose tolerance, enhancing cardiovascular health, increasing self-awareness, self-efficacy and personal empowerment, decreasing pain and pain sensitization, reducing blood pressure, improving lipid profile, improving bone mineral density, improving pulmonary function, decreasing mortality in hypertensive individuals, decreasing mortality and/or clinical events associated with cardiovascular disease and more…”

That’s a long list of benefits!

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Clients Need a Rest Day?

Posted by on October 21, 2015 at 4:37 pm

Sherri _LarchDo your clients ever ask you when they should take a rest day? Here is what I tell my clients when they ask that question……

Tips I use to determine whether I’m being lazy or I need a day off.

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Answer Their Question – Exercise When I Am Sick?

Posted by on February 26, 2014 at 8:17 pm

We have all had our clients ask this question: “Should I exercise when I am sick?”

Here is what I tell my clients and I thought you might benefit from this info too….

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