wellness Behavior Change

Understanding and Using the Enneagram Test as a Coaching Tool

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
As health and wellness professionals, we are always looking at tools we can use with our clients to help them develop and gain personal insights that can propel them into taking future actions.
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Workout Plans

Upper/Lower Splits Explained: Getting Workout Splits Right

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
All roads lead to Rome. This saying refers to the world thousands of years ago when most of the roads that were built eventually led to Rome. In today’s parlance, it means that there are many ways to achieve the same outcome.
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Weight Loss Behavior Change

How to Lose Belly Fat: 10 Ways to Keep Your Waistline Trim

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
You may have heard that abs are built in the kitchen. While this is partially true, it's not the full story. While a healthy dose of body fat is a sign of overall health and wellness, body fat ought to be evenly distributed (and not just in certain areas ...
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CPT OPT Model

Periodization Training Simplified: Your Guide to the Cycles and Phases

Andre Adams
Andre Adams |
Have you ever wondered how elite trainers leverage periodization and programming to maximize results?
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Nutrition

Banana Nutrition Facts: Get Your Potassium Today!

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
Six years ago, I had an incredible experience. I had the opportunity to visit one of the largest banana plantations in the world: The Dole Plantation in Costa Rica. I visited during the peak heat of the summer.
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Fitness Behavior Change

5 Fitness Motivation Tips to Get and Stay Motivated to Workout

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Motivation is one of those “squishy” ideas. We intuitively know what we are talking about when we speak about motivation, but it can be very difficult to define and put concrete ideas around it.
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Nutrition

12 Foods That Are High in Fiber: Getting Your Daily Requirements the Easy Way

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
You have likely seen food labels that say, “High in fiber!” These types of advertisements seem to suggest that something high in fiber must be healthy, but why? Does fiber matter? Am I getting enough of it in my diet? What types of foods have fiber?
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Podcast

An Interview with Snowboarding Olympian Lindsey Jacobellis

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Host and NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey is joined by four-time Olympian Lindsey Jacobellis. The two will discuss her journey to the top of the snowboarding mountain, her passion for fitness, her decision to become an NASM Certified Personal trainer, ...
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Nutrition spotlight Behavior Change

A Look at Motivational Interviewing in Fitness

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf |
One of my biggest interests in health and fitness is behavioral coaching. Many chronic health issues boil down to decisions people make day in and day out. Coaching is both an art and a science that can help people change their behavior and thus their ...
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Nutrition spotlight

Comprehensive Guide to Dieting for Vegan and Vegetarian Athletes

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
An athlete can eat a vegan or vegetarian diet without sacrificing their performance or body composition, but it takes planning and intentional food choices to be successful.
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