Sports Performance

Dynamic Warmups for Athletes: Exercises for Sports Performance

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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Whether you're preparing for an athletic competition or a weekend pick-up game, the way that you prepare your body for training or competition can make or break your performance. While it's tempting to just jump into play after a couple of quick ...
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Nutrition

Sweet Potato Nutrition Facts: Glycemic Index, Calories, and More

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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  The mere mention of sweet potatoes brings memories of a Thanksgiving table to mind. These nutritional tuberous all-stars have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. ...
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Fitness

How Much Physical Activity is Enough? Recommendations for The Week

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Before we can begin to answer the question of how much activity is enough, we need to consider what fitness means. Fitness is synonymous with health, our physical condition and even our ability to complete the tasks required for our ongoing survival (and ...
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wellness Master Instructor Roundtable

Introduction to NASM's Certified Wellness Coach

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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After nearly two years in the making, NASM’s largest program ever—Certified Wellness Coach (CWC)—has just been made available for pre-order. Focused on the interaction of mindfulness, movement, recovery & regeneration, nutrition, and more this course ...
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wellness Behavior Change

8 Tips to Reduce Imposter Syndrome

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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Imposter syndrome is a common internal experience that can occur to anyone even in the fitness world. The good news is that individuals who might experience Imposter Syndrome can work on these tendencies and slowly chip away and overcome these thoughts ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

5-Week Workout Plan for Beginners – Getting Your Feet Wet with Fitness

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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With the multitude of workouts available on the internet, it can feel overwhelming to get started. Also, beginner exercisers, or those just getting back into it after a break, might not know the best place to start.
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Weight Loss Nutrition Muscles

Body Types: How to Train & Diet for Your Body Type

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne |
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Do you have trouble losing body fat, yet seem to gain it after even the smallest slip up with your diet? Or does it feel like you can eat for days without gaining an ounce? It could have something to do with your current body type. But is it really that ...
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Nutrition

10 Foods That Are High in Healthy Fats

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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As times change, so do new ways of thinking. With that, many new philosophies surrounding food and diet culture emerge. One of those beliefs use to be that a high-fat diet was the cause of many diet-related diseases such as heart disease. However, fats ...
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CPT Muscles

General Adaptation Syndrome in Fitness Explained

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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The human body is amazing. It constantly responds to its external environment to overcome and thrive. If you picked up a slightly heavy dumbbell to perform biceps curls, using a weight that you could only perform 6-12 repetitions of and continued to do ...
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Nutrition

Intuitive Eating Explained: 10 Principles for Building a Better Relationship With Food

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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Listen to your body. Understand real hunger pains. Eat when you're hungry, stop when you are full.
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