Fitness wellness

A Nutritious Obsession?: How Orthorexia Changes Our View of Food and Fuel in Fitness

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
 
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Fitness

Calf Workouts: How to Grow the Often-Stubborn Muscle Group

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Anyone who has ever tried to get more muscle definition in their calves knows that it can sometimes be a tough task. Training your calves for muscle growth takes intentional effort, time, and a solid plan. To grow your calves, you want to choose the ...
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Fitness

Everything You Need to Know About Muscle Memory

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
You may have heard the term ‘muscle memory’ to describe the ability to remember movements, or maybe to describe the ability to quickly regain muscle mass that is lost after periods of inactivity.
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Fitness

The Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale Explained

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
In a world of limitless fitness tech options and gadgets, is it still valid to judge the intensity of your workout based on how it feels? Short answer: Yes! The RPE scale is a simple, yet surprisingly accurate way to monitor intensity of exercise.
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Fitness

6 Fitness Trends to Look Out for in 2022

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Adaptation was a key theme while navigating the impacts of the pandemic. This adaptation was a necessity related to various aspects of daily life such as how we grocery shopped, spent time with family and friends, and even worked out to stay fit and ...
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans Cardio

Peripheral Heart Action Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
We know that weight loss or body fat reduction is largely based on a numbers game. And “working out” is a way of controlling the numbers (less calories in, more calories out and weight loss can be achieved).
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Fitness

How Much Physical Activity is Enough? Recommendations for The Week

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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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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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Fitness spotlight

6 Tips to Keep Health and Fitness Goals at the Top of Mind When Returning Back to Work

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Many organizations have started asking their employees to return to work onsite after they had been working remotely during the last year and a half due to the pandemic. While very few companies have transitioned to a full-remote work model, most of the ...
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Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast Finalist for ShareCare Award

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
We're very excited to announce that our own NASM-CPT Podcast hosted by Rick Richey is a finalist for the 2021 Sharecare Awards. These awards are put on by Share Care, a national consumer health and wellness brand, in conjunction with the National Academy ...
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