Eric Beard , NASM Elite Trainer

Bio

Eric is passionate about helping others move better, feel better and, live better. Eric is currently the Director of Advanced Education and a Master Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is also Adjunct Faculty for the California University of Pennsylvania. He practices manual therapy and corrective exercise by appointment as well as delivers powerful presentations internationally. In the past he has lead dynamic teams of trainers at the Longfellow Sports Club in Natick, MA, Boston Sports Clubs and 24 Hour Fitness. He also directed the injury prevention and athletic performance enhancement program for the New England Academy of Tennis.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may be the best medicine for seniors facing the onset of dementia, according to three new clinical trials.

    Physical activity improved mood, memory and ability to think for participants in all three studies.

    One study fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
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    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may be the best medicine for seniors facing the onset of dementia, according to three new clinical trials.

    Physical activity improved mood, memory and ability to think for participants in all three studies.

    One study fo...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds.

    French researchers compared 101 men, aged 35 to 47, who were retired professional rugby players with a co...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds.

    French researchers compared 101 men, aged 35 to 47, who were retired professional rugby players with a co...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dads-to-be take heed: The so-called "fatherhood effect" means that first-time fathers will likely have a growing waistline to go with their growing family, a new study finds.

    The findings stem from what the study authors call one of the first res...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dads-to-be take heed: The so-called "fatherhood effect" means that first-time fathers will likely have a growing waistline to go with their growing family, a new study finds.

    The findings stem from what the study authors call one of the first res...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Take heed, couch potatoes: Excessive TV time in young adulthood might raise your odds for mental decline decades later, a new study suggests.

    "Even early and mid-adulthood may be critical periods for promotion of physic...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Long-term Care:

    MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Take heed, couch potatoes: Excessive TV time in young adulthood might raise your odds for mental decline decades later, a new study suggests.

    "Even early and mid-adulthood may be critical periods for promotion of physic...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people would assume that spending more time sitting at home or work might have a negative impact on a person's diet, but a new study shows no such effect.

    Researchers led by Dr. Kerem Shuval of the American Cancer Society looked at the habits...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss is considered a major health goal for people who are obese, but the reality is that few reach a normal weight or keep any lost pounds off, a new study shows.

    In any given year, obese men had a 1-in-210 chance of dropping to a normal ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who fit more minutes of heart-pumping exercise into their week will lose more body fat, a new study shows.

    Canadian researchers found that postmenopausal women who got five hours of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise every week --...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
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    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Among women with a family history of breast cancer, breast cancer survivors tend to gain more weight than women who are free of the disease, new research suggests.

    And that added weight might increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, as...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Among women with a family history of breast cancer, breast cancer survivors tend to gain more weight than women who are free of the disease, new research suggests.

    And that added weight might increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, as...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many experts have called for a ban on "heading" the ball in youth soccer because they believe it is a leading cause of concussions, a new study suggests the body contact that often occurs during such play is to blame for most brain injuries.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many experts have called for a ban on "heading" the ball in youth soccer because they believe it is a leading cause of concussions, a new study suggests the body contact that often occurs during such play is to blame for most brain injuries.

    Full Article