The WellSpring Difference: Finding a New Career with Fitness & Nutrition Coaching Student Emily Fitzsimmons

Career

Emily Fitzsimmons, a fitness and nutrition coaching student at WellSpring, needed a change in her life. She wasn’t happy with her career path and knew that she wanted to do something that she was passionate about in life. At WellSpring, Emily found accredited programs with exceptional instructors, hands-on learning, and small, attentive class sizes.  Emily…

Behind the Scenes Video Interview with Tina Pulley, Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Instructor at Wellspring School of Allied Health

Nutrition & Personal Training Instructor

For Tina Pulley, a fitness and nutrition coaching instructor at WellSpring School of Allied Health, education isn’t exclusive to the classroom. Health and wellness are incorporated in all aspects of people’s everyday lives. A school that provides in-depth understanding and the ability to apply that knowledge outside the academic setting is what sets WellSpring apart….

Top 3 Excuses for Unhealthy Habits

top 3 excuses for unhealthy habits

  If you are reading this, you probably eat well, exercise on a regular basis and make conscious decisions about the choices that impact your body.  But you would be in the minority of Americans. Most people talk about wanting to get rid of unhealthy habits – by eating better, exercising more, losing some weight, getting rid of…

Spotlight on Wellspring Graduates: Terri Schrader

Terri Shrader is a graduate of Wellspring and a certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. She recently shared her experiences with Wellspring Life. WL: Tell us about yourself.   TS: I grew up in Manhattan, Kansas and participated in various sports while growing up, primarily softball and long distance running.  After graduating from Kansas…

Just Get Going

 Are you thinking about becoming more active but haven’t begun yet? You may be over thinking it.  While some people like working out at a gym, lifting weights, or taking aerobics classes, those types of activities aren’t for everyone and may discourage those who are just beginning a new routine. Here are some ideas to get you moving and…

Does Your Company Have a Health and Wellness Program?

More companies are realizing the benefits of having healthy employees.  Even during the tough economy that we’ve had the last several years, most health and wellness programs survived.  It’s easy to see why as studies have shown medical costs associated with employee absenteeism are reduced by $2 to $3 for every $1 spent on health…

Weight Loss and Massage

Add another benefit to the long list of reasons to get a massage: weight loss. According to new research, reducing one’s stress might also reduce one’s pant size. A new Kaiser Permanente study found that people trying to lose at least 10 pounds were more likely to reach that goal if they had lower stress…

Diet Soda May Raise Risk of Stroke

Researchers have already found that drinking diet soda can actually be bad for your weight-loss efforts, and now there’s another reason to avoid the fake-sugar cola: stroke risk. According to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2011, those who drink diet soda instead of the sugar variety have a much higher…

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