Latest Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Stories

2012-01-19 08:00:00

The National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) recently launched a new website designed specifically for its Personal Fitness Trainer Certification. The new site offers information regarding personal training certification and accreditation, becoming a personal trainer, membership programs and discounts, and more. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 With jobs for personal fitness trainers expected to grow “much faster than average,” according to...

2007-03-30 09:00:09

CHICAGO, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bally Total Fitness , the largest publicly traded full-service commercial North American fitness center operator, has announced the promotion of Robbie Raugh to national director for group exercise within the corporate fitness services team. In her expanded position, Raugh will draw from her 25 years of experience at Bally to develop and manage all aspects of the Company's nationwide fitness services group exercise program. Her duties will include...

2004-11-27 03:00:09

There's good reason Bally Total Fitness has proclaimed today "Feeling Fat Friday" and is allowing anybody to use its gyms for free. If you ate a traditional Thanksgiving meal Thursday, you're probably avoiding mirrors and promising yourself you'll start working out today - or tomorrow. A modest helping of hors d'oeuvres, turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink is approximately 2,700 calories and 144 grams of fat, said Silvia Veri, a dietitian for...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.