HFJ: March – April 2024 CEC Course #3: Reducing the Barriers

March - April 2024

By: Susannah L. Reiner, PhD, ACSM-EP, CSCS, NSCA-CPT and Rachelle Reed, PhD, ACSM-EP, NASM-CNC 

The benefits of engaging in regular physical activity are well known, however, a majority of adults in the United States fail to meet Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Incorporating novel strategies like digital fitness may reduce barriers to physical activity and help more people adopt health-promoting behaviors. With digital fitness playing an integral role in the future of the industry, practitioners should familiarize themselves with the current research supporting the use of digital strategies to improve physical activity behaviors in adults.