ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® November – December 2020 CEC Course #4: The Potential Health Benefits of Meditation
By Cynthia Allen, PhD
The main purpose of this article is to help fitness professionals understand the positive effects of meditation on multiple health outcomes including diabetes, blood pressure, sleep disturbances, mental health issues, and binge eating disorder. Because negative thinking can impact a client’s ability to stick with dietary and physical activity goals, introducing clients to meditation may be beneficial for improving health, fitness, and body weight goals. Strategies for assisting clients in developing a maintainable practice include listening to guided meditation, finding a group to meditate with, practicing mindful eating or incorporating it within an already established routine.
This course expires on DECEMBER 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. according to your time zone.
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