Nutrition

Protein for Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

Emily Bailey |
Can you be a vegetarian or vegan athlete and meet your protein needs? It is an outdated myth that it is difficult to meet protein requirements from plant sources. Choosing your individual approach to eating needs to fit your lifestyle, whether that’s for ...
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Heart Opening Yoga Poses for Upper Crossed Syndrome

Laurel van den Cline |
Sitting up tall is a hard habit to learn. If you tend to round forward, a variety of postural issues can affect your musculoskeletal system, as seen with upper crossed syndrome. Whether you are sitting at a desk, driving your car, or texting on your ...
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Understanding and Preventing Plantar Fasciitis Through Corrective Exercise

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, responsible for approximately 2 million orthopedic office visits annually and reported to affect between 10 and 20% of injured athletes. (1, 2) It affects males more often than females between the ...
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Nutrition

What’s the Skinny on Essential Fats?

Geoff Lecovin |
Fat plays an essential role in our diets and health, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids. These include the much talked about omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Lets take a look at these essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), what they are and ...
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

Are You Chronically Inflamed? Put Out the Flame with these 5 Lifestyle Changes

Geoff Lecovin |
Chronic inflammation has been linked to multiple health issues that plague our society, including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, some cancers plus a range of autoimmune diseases. Here we'll highlight what chronic inflammation is and some ...
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Fitness Nutrition Cardio

Breakfast and Fasted Cardio – Is it Really Worth it?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
We see it, read it and perhaps even witness it – fasted cardio for weight loss. This approach is currently trending in many exercise circles, but does it really stand up to all the hype? If you are an Online Nutrition Coach, cut through the hype and ...
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CES Fitness

Help Clients Prevent Low Back Pain Through Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
The economic impact of low back pain (LBP) is greater than $100 billion per year and causes more disability globally than any other condition (1,2). It is the most common cause of activity limitation in adults aged 45 and younger and only second to ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance

The Aerobic Energy Pathways Explained

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
A fundamental attribute of fitness has always been our relentless pursuit of new ideas when it comes to programming. Whether evolutionary or incremental in nature; trend or fad, we appear to thrive on challenging the status quo in our quest for better, ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy

Emily Bailey |
This year, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week focused on early detection. The earlier someone suffering from an eating disorder gets treatment the better the outcomes of recovery. With that in mind, let’s discuss when healthy eating becomes ...
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5 Yoga Hip Stretches for Increasing Flexibility

Laurel van den Cline |
Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't matter whether the movement is when ...
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