Fabio Comana
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Fabio Comana

Fabio Comana, M.A., M.S., is a faculty instructor at San Diego State University, and University of California, San Diego and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and president of Genesis Wellness Group. Previously as an American Council on Exercise (ACE) exercise physiologist, he was the original creator of ACE’s IFT™ model and ACE’s live Personal Trainer educational workshops. Prior experiences include collegiate head coaching, university strength and conditioning coaching; and opening/managing clubs for Club One. An international presenter at multiple health and fitness events, he is also a spokesperson featured in multiple media outlets and an accomplished chapter and book author.

FitnessNutritionSports Performance

Drinking a protein shake after resistance-training is a popular nutritional strategy adopted by many fitness enthusiasts and athletes to boost muscle protein synthesis (MPS), but does evidence support this practice, and if so, then what type of protein is best, how much should be ingested and when should it be

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Certified Personal TrainerFitness ProfessionalsNutrition

Once the realm of body builders and athletes, protein supplements and powders have now become a regular part of the fitness enthusiast and health seekers diet.

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Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingNewsletterSports PerformanceTraining Benefits

Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, the fitness industry in general appears to

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessSports Performance

Despite research dating back over 30 years, several misconceptions surrounding lactic acid (lactate) still exist amongst fitness practitioners and the general public (1). Common misconceptions include that it was considered a primary cause of fatigue during exercise as well as the cause of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) sometimes experienced

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FitnessNutritionSports Performance

We see it, read it and perhaps even witness it – fasted cardio for weight loss. This approach is currently trending in many exercise circles, but does it really stand up to all the hype?

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