wellness spotlight

What is a Wellness Coach and Why Are They Important?

Darlene Marshall | 0
Most people know what they “should” do to foster a life of wellness. Eat a balanced diet and avoid processed foods, get regular movement, prioritize sleep, reduce stress, and cultivate a positive outlook on life that includes purpose, meaning, and ...
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Podcast

Glute Talk: Sunny Andrews and Andre Adams Talk Glutes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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One of the most popular (and arguably, most important) muscle groups to train for aesthetics, health, and performance, the gluteals play an integral role during nearly every dynamic movement of the body.
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CPT Sports Performance

Olympic Weightlifting to Enhance Sports Performance

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
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This blog was updated on February 23rd, 2022 with contributions made by NASM Master Instructor Kinsey Mahaffey. Olympic lifts and their variations have long been used as a strengthening technique to enhance sports performance.
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Sports Performance Nutrition spotlight

Sports Nutrition Guide: Gaining an Understanding of the Field

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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Ever wonder about the various fields you could work in if you were to pursue a nutrition degree or certification? The extent of your options is much larger than you imagined. You could apply to work in hospitals or home care settings, work within the ...
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Sports Performance

Mind Over Matter: Sports Psychology in Motion

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
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This subject is of huge importance within the NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization.  It's near impossible to ignore the importance of sports psychology during an Olympic year. For the most recent Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the recent Winter ...
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Nutrition spotlight

Attract More Clients as a Nutrition Coach in 8 Steps

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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Whether you are a NASM Nutrition Certified Coach or a nutrition professional looking to expand your coaching business, it is important to know how to attract more clients and build a successful coaching business.
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spotlight Cardio

Heart Rate Zones: Do They Work or Not?

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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From wearable fitness trackers to group fitness classes that use heart rate monitors, it’s not uncommon to be incentivized to train in specific heart rate zones to see the results that you want. Does heart rate training work?
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Nutrition spotlight Hypertrophy

Alcohol and Muscle Growth: How it Affects Muscular Development

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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As you prepare yourself a nice dinner, you may think to pair the meal with a nice wine. Or perhaps the weekend rolls around and you plan social outings with friends or relatives, in which you think to indulge in a few drinks.
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Nutrition

What is a Ketogenic Diet and How do You Follow it?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
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Over the last several decades, we have seen a rise in the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets. These diets have ranged from just low-carb diets to ketogenic diets to even zero carb diets (e.g., The Carnivore Diet).
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Nutrition

A Guide to Micronutrients: Examples, Recommendations, and Sources

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS |
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In this post, we're going to explore the health effects of getting insufficient micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). This article will also cover: The critical functions of various micronutrients The most common under-consumed micronutrients in the ...
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