Recent Posts by Claire Riley, B.S.

    B.S. Exercise Physiology

    5 Tips for managing family and food-related holiday stress 

    Food and family are central components of many celebrations, and the holidays are no exception.  

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    How to Deal with Burnout as a Health Coach or Wellness Professional 

    Health coaches and wellness professionals often worry about their clients who are at risk of feeling burned-out and work to provide tools to help them prevent and recover from bouts of burnout.  

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    10 Ways Stress Impacts Our Mood and Energy Levels

    Stress is a universal human experience. While a moderate amount of stress is important for our growth, learning, and adaptation, stress is generally seen as an experience to be avoided. This is because we are more aware of stress when it becomes too much to handle.  

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    Not Training Your Pregnant Client’s Pelvic Floor Muscles? That’s a Mistake

    Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are two of the most common pelvic floor disorders associated with pregnancy. Both conditions can negatively impact a pregnant individual’s quality of life.

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    Exercise during Pregnancy: 6 Major Benefits to Communicate with Clients

    Your client is now pregnant—and perhaps fears that continuing with their personal training sessions may injure themselves or harm their unborn baby. What now?

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    6 Benefits of Exercise Beyond Weight Loss All Fitness Coaches Should Know

    Thinness equals health and moral virtue. That’s diet culture in a nutshell. But as a fitness coach, like a Certified Personal Trainer or Yoga Instructor, you’re probably familiar with how misguided diet culture beliefs are.

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    A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Certified Pilates Fitness Instructor

    According to a 2021 report published by Research Dive, the global Pilates and yoga studios market is expected to garner $269,301.8 million in revenue between 2021 to 2028 – growing from $127,698.8 million in 2020 (a healthy compound annual growth rate of 10%).

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    Low-Impact Workouts for Clients: The What, Why, and How

    High impact exercises, like interval sprints, box jumps, and burpees, can improve your clients’ cardiovascular fitness, bone mineral density, muscular strength, and athletic performance. 

    But there’s one problem, and it’s something you may have realized as a Certified Personal Trainer: Not all clients are suited for or enjoy high-impact exercises.

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