By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Proteins are both a source of interest and controversy amongst athletes and individuals seeking to improve performance and overall health. Although there is much to discuss with respect to protein and health (e.g., gluten, soy, etc.), our goal is to address proteins
Eating red meat at least five times a week increases your risk for colon cancer by 400 % in comparison to eating it less than once a month. Vegetarians have a 24 % lower risk of mortality from heart disease than non-vegetarians. Given these statistics, it comes as no surprise
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES NASM Director, Continuing Education Do your clients eat mindlessly? From our underlying clean plate mentality, to dietary danger zones, to chicken wings, storage containers and taller glasses, help them discover strategies to incorporate mindful tactics to overcome barriers to losing weight and
As fitness professionals, we are almost certain to get questions from our clients regarding nutrition and food choices. Help your clients prepare healthier meals with these eight essential pantry items that pack a flavorful and healthy punch!
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES & PES Sugar continues to be a source of debate as obesity and diabetes rates continue to climb. Are simple sugars the cause? Before pointing the finger at simple sugars, we’ll provide you an overview of their functions and structure, while discussing key