Tag Archives: Health Fitness

Getting Fit with Christine: How a Student’s Fitness Business is Taking Off

Recently, Meredith Butilis, a Globe University-Online health fitness specialist program chair, shared a student’s story with me that was simply too good to not share with all of you. Christine Alfred, a current health fitness specialist student who is currently … Continue reading

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Lean, Mean Campus Machine: Biggest Loser Delivers Winners

The campus body at Globe University-Madison West became leaner thanks to students in the health fitness specialist program. For their applied learning project, the Exercise Prescription for Special Populations class developed a biggest loser competition for the campus. Twenty-seven people … Continue reading

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Shape Up for Summer – 4 Simple Tips

The weather is (slowly) getting warmer and it’s time to store your bulky sweatshirts and sweaters and pull out the t-shirts and sun dresses, which means time to show more skin. If you are feeling a little timid to show … Continue reading

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Fitness Grad Says ‘Find What You Love to Do and Do It!’

Kevin Alexander completed his education for fitness certification and graduated in 2012 with a health fitness specialist (HSF) bachelor’s degree from Globe University-Woodbury. He has been chosen as the Alumni of the Quarter for Spring quarter 2013. Alexander loves his … Continue reading

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Veteran Builds Health Fitness Career Success – Part 2

We met Steve Van Zandt, fitness professional and president of SVZ Performance in Part 1 of this interview.  In Part 1, Steve covered the fitness end of his education in the Health Fitness Management program at Globe University.  In Part … Continue reading

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Veteran Builds Health Fitness Career Success – Part 1

Steve Van Zandt is a dedicated fitness professional and the president of SVZ Performance in Davie, Florida.  Since leaving the military  in 2006, Steve has dedicated himself to building a successful career in health fitness.  His thirst for knowledge and … Continue reading

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Health & Wellness Preview Day a Success

Globe University-Madison West welcomed 130 students from Middleton, Baraboo, Southwestern and Blackhawk High Schools to the Health and Wellness Career preview day. Director of Admissions, Jamie Buenzli explained, “The Health & Wellness Career Preview Day is a very valuable tool … Continue reading

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What High Schoolers Know

Personal trainers and coaches will be excited to read about Minnesota athletes taking their game to the next level through nutrition! The Star Tribune recently published an article detailing the importance of nutrition in terms of peak performance and the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Get a Health Fitness Specialist Degree from Globe University

If you are interested in personal trainer education, have a look at the top 10 reasons why you should consider Globe University’s Health Fitness Specialist degrees. 1. Globe University offers online coursework to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals. You … Continue reading

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Top 5 Health and Fitness Myths for Women

As a former collegiate strength and conditioning coach, I know that women can be a target for all kinds of incorrect health and fitness information.  While I was coaching, I also noticed that men were given immediate credence in the weight room, regardless of the … Continue reading

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