Taking Off Recession Pounds: Helping clients maintain healthy, nutritious habits on austerity budgets

Cartwright, Martina M.
September 2011
IDEA Fitness Journal;Sep2011, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p62
The article discusses the expected phenomenon of Americans putting on "recession pounds" in the economic slump, and explains how fitness professionals can help clients maintain healthy regimens on smaller budgets. It suggests that clients can be made to adopt healthy eating habits through budget-friendly wellness messages. The article suggests offering nutrition tips and emphasizing on exercise, and includes comments from recession-hit Sonia Apodaca-Harms, owner of VistaLatina.com. INSETS: Grocery Shopping and Food Preparation Tips;Strategies for Attracting Exercisers.


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