Is it an urban myth that exercise improves sleep? No, according to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 report Sleep in America. By polling adults...
Exercise Programming for Clients with Dysfunctional Sleep PatternsMonday, February 8, 2016 - 12:15
Bone Density - Myths and TruthsMonday, February 8, 2016 - 12:00
These days, people are not only interested in longevity – they wish to stay active and healthy as long as possible. Research has demonstrated that...
Exercise Programming for Clients with FibromyalgiaMonday, February 8, 2016 - 12:00
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic health condition characterized by widespread body pain that is often felt from head to toe. The pain, felt in muscles and...
Aerobic Power and Functional Independence in Older AdultsFriday, January 1, 2016 - 17:15
We all know that keeping fit as we age is important, but what does this truly mean? Often the focus is on strong muscles, which makes sense – more muscular...
Exercise Programming for Cancer PatientsMonday, July 1, 2013 - 16:15
Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, with the number of new cases expected to increase due to population growth and aging. In 2012, approximately...
Exercise Programming for Breast Cancer PatientsMonday, July 1, 2013 - 15:30
There are ways to work with clients who are undergoing treatment.
I vividly remember the day, 41/2 years ago, when my best friend learned she had...
Exercise Programming for Clients with Dementia and Mild Cognitive ImpairmentFriday, March 1, 2013 - 15:15
The number of people suffering from dementia is set to rise exponentially in the next 20 years as baby boomers reach old age. In 2011, 747,000 Canadians...
Depression - Thinking Outside the BoxThursday, November 1, 2012 - 13:45
The notion that depression was not entirely a psychological disorder emerged in the 1950s, when the first antidepressant drug was discovered. What was the...
Low Back Pain - True or FalseSaturday, September 1, 2012 - 15:30
The anatomy of the spine is both fascinating and miraculous – and highly abused in our sedentary culture. In the case of the back, particularly the low back...
Good Posture - The Holy GrailTuesday, May 1, 2012 - 15:15
Everyone agrees that having good posture creates an image of self-confidence and assertiveness. Most people also know that poor posture can lead to painful...
Exercise Programming for OsteoarthritisThursday, March 1, 2012 - 15:30
Program Design for Clients With Sub-Optimal Joint Integrity
Osteoarthritis is accepted by most people as an inevitable consequence of the aging...
Turn Back TimeWednesday, September 1, 2010 - 15:30
Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, and a multitude of other diseases are considered by most individuals to be an inevitable consequence of the aging...
Lose Weight for the Long TermSaturday, May 1, 2010 - 15:30
On any given day, at least one out of every four North Americans is on a diet. In North American, we spend more than $30 billion annually on various weight-...
Prescribing FitnessMonday, March 1, 2010 - 15:30
Jennifer Salter’s keen desire to help others and constant drive to learn provide a new lease on life for clients with health issues
Can you describe...
Get a Good Night's SleepMonday, February 1, 2010 - 15:45
Sleep`s Dark and Silent Gate
Everyone knows how fabulous they feel after a good night’s rest. But how many of us consistently get enough sleep?...
Sports Specific Training for the Older Adult AthleteFriday, January 1, 2010 - 15:45
Sometimes the simplest programs offer the grandest rewards.
Moved to Move. Like many fitness professionals, Jennifer L. Salter’s...
Healthy Body, Healthy MindTuesday, September 1, 2009 - 15:45
Most everyone is aware of “body image”. Poor body image permeates our culture, with the majority of women – 66 percent! - expressing discontent with how...
Back to Basics - Protect Your Back and Live Life to the Fullest!Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 15:45
Low back pain is all too common. In fact, the majority of Canadian adults – over two-thirds – have suffered from back pain in recent years, according to a...
Shin Splints: The bane of the long distance runnerSunday, March 1, 2009 - 15:45
What Is It?
Most long distance runners are all too aware of the common running injury called Shin Splint Syndrome, referred to colloquially as “...
Exercise improves your sex life!Sunday, March 1, 2009 - 15:45
These days, almost everyone is aware that regular exercise has tremendous health benefits – a reduced risk of heart disease and cancer, better immune...
Natural Fitness - Get in Shape Without Going to a GymSunday, June 1, 2008 - 15:45
Three-way approach to wellnessWednesday, March 1, 2006 - 15:45