Tag Archives: Safe

E-cigarettes: How safe are they?

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes. Yet in the UK they are used by the NHS to help smokers quit – so what is the truth about the safety of e-cigarettes? How do e-cigarettes work? They work by heating up a liquid that usually contains nicotine, propylene glycol… Read More »

How to Create a Safe and Effective Strength Training Program for Pregnant Clients

Have you ever been in one of these situations? Situation #1: A client you’ve been training gets pregnant. She asks you what this means for her strength training program. What do you say? Situation #2: A new client wants to start strength training with you… but she’s pregnant. What do you do? If you’ve ever found yourself… Read More »

Are Energy Drinks Safe? (STUDY)

According to a study on the effects of energy drinks, 32 ounces of an energy drink consumed in a short time span can elevate blood pressure and affect the rhythm of the heart by increasing the risk of electrical activity disturbances within the heart.[1] The study participants consisted of 34 healthy individuals aged 18 to… Read More »