Nutrition Advice

The Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
Veganism has been a tremendously growing movement in recent years. Best-selling books & plant-based protein start-up companies, products, and nutrition courses have fueled its growth. Every kind of nutritional plan has its benefits and costs. Today, ...
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Nutrition

How To Clean Bulk - Bulking Up the Healthy Way

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Bulking is a concept that has been around for several decades and is often used in the context of "cutting and bulking." Bulking refers to the strategy of intentionally consuming enough calories to be in a surplus to add muscle mass. Bulking usually ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

15 Foods High in Iron: Get Your Daily Values Effectively

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Iron is a mineral you often hear professionals advocating to get more of to avoid the risk of deficiency. But why? Why is this mineral so important and why should you make sure you’re getting adequate amounts in your diet?
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NASM CPT Podcast Recovery

Do Massage Guns Work?

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS |
We’re introducing a new series on the “NASM-CPT Podcast” we like to call, “Do They Really Work?” Host, and NASM Master Instructor, Rick Richey will sift through his mail bag to give clarity to your questions. This episode focuses on massage guns, which ...
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OPT Model

NASM Guide to Pushups (Part 5): Building Maximal Strength and Power with Pushups

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Welcome to part 5 of our push-ups series! If you’ve been following along, then you’ve already read about the importance of form and how to perform a push-up, ways to program and progress the push-up in Phases 1-3 of the OPT Model, and the importance of ...
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CPT Workout Plans

Bro Splits - What Are They & Are They Effective?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Bro science. This is a term we hear mentioned quite often in the fitness world. It refers to the concept that some ideas are viewed as true in the bodybuilding and weightlifting world, despite there not being good evidence to support it.
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wellness spotlight

6 Practical Steps to Manifesting

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
In the plethora of information available on the internet, finding concrete and user-friendly information on how to make a life change or successfully work towards a new goal can be overwhelming. The good news is that working towards your intentions does ...
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CPT OPT Model

NASM Guide to Push-ups (Part 4): Strength and Hypertrophy

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Can pushups build muscle mass and be incorporated into strength training? Yes! In part 3 of this series, we explored different variations of the push-up and how to progress the push-up in Phase 1 of the OPT Model, Stabilization Endurance Training, using ...
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CPT

NASM Guide to Push-Ups (Part 3): leveling Up The Push-Up

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
In case you missed it, in part 2 of this series, we discussed how to get better at push-ups once you have already nailed form down. 
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Core Training Muscles

How to Get Better at Push-Ups (NASM Guide to Push-Ups Part 2)

Tony Ambler-Wright |
If you were able to try out the standard push-up stated in our first article of this series and found it to be more challenging than what you've been doing, this is excellent news! Most often, when the push-up is done correctly, we find it to be more ...
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