By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Introduction The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that chronic diseases were responsible for five of the six leading causes of death in the United States in 2006 (1). Not surprisingly, chronic diseases have become the leading cause of death and disability,
By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Arguably over the last 10 years no supplement is more popular or has been researched more often than creatine monohydrate. Creatine is popular amongst bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, and athletes looking for improvements in strength, muscle hypertrophy and athletic performance. This article will provide a
By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Below are some of my favorite resources (in addition to certification texts) that have helped shape my career as a health and fitness professional.