Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

What is a Nutrition Coach and Why Are They Important?

Andrea Cirignano |
Maria wants to lose weight. The 46-year-old mother of two never lost the “baby weight” she gained after having her second child 5 years ago, and the extra 40 pounds is compounding other challenges in her life.
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American Fitness Magazine Recovery

Exploring the Science of Recovery

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Recovery from training is becoming recognized as one of the most important aspects of physical activity and overall wellness. As we sort through the myriad recovery strategies and their varied levels of scientific support, it’s important to remember that ...
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Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine COVID-19

Moving Forward: A Fitness Pioneer’s Pandemic-Inspired Best Practices

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
“My whole schtick when I opened in 2013 was to provide the fitness industry’s first one-on-one personal training that’s done in a group setting,” says Donny Day, NASM-CPT, owner of Peak Zone Fitness in Lake Highlands, Texas.
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Healthy Grocery List Tips: Nutritional Shopping on a Budget

Abbie Gellman
Abbie Gellman |
Sometimes if you head to the farmer’s market toward the end of the day, prices are slashed because sellers do not want to haul perishable produce back home.
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American Fitness Magazine COVID-19


Pamela Light, MA
Pamela Light, MA |
Fitness professionals share their stories, surprises and successes—along with the best practices that have emerged from their need to pivot during the pandemic.
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CPT Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine

Muscle Clocks: The Importance of Synchronized Training

Amy Ashmore, PhD
Amy Ashmore, PhD |
Many exercisers and athletes prefer to train at the same time every day. They may suggest a variety of reasons for this: That’s when they feel most awake, least hungry, most focused or least stressed.
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American Fitness Magazine

The Origins of TRX Training®: Creating a Global Training Brand

Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Shirley Archer, JD, MA |
Originally published in the Fall 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. When Randy Hetrick “MacGyvered” the predecessor for today’s TRX® Suspension Trainer™ while serving as a Navy SEAL officer in 1997, he had no idea he was creating an entirely new ...
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine OPT Model

Using the NASM OPT™ Model for Weight Loss

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS |
As seen in our weight loss specialization course, you can effectively utilize the OPT™ model for weight loss clients. Within this article from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Fitness Magazine, you will learn how!
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Senior Fitness American Fitness Magazine

Exercise Programming for Seniors

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor |
Training modifications and exercise programming for older adults are popular topics across health and fitness publications and conferences. There’s good reason for this: By 2050, the number of people 60 or older will increase to 2 billion, up from just ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine Youth Fitness

How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions

Sarah Snyder
Sarah Snyder |
Youth exercise professionals are in a powerful position to positively influence eating behaviors. This is when independence begins to be established with regard to food and beverage choices and meal preparation. Coaches and trainers - even Youth Sports ...
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