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Can You Get Enough Protein (And Other Nutrients) on a Vegan Diet?

Brierley Horton, MS, RD 0
FYI: You can find more information on this subject in the NASM course on plant-based diets - which condenses a section of the NASM nutrition certification course into a bite-sized portion.  People choose to “go vegan” for a variety of reasons—perhaps ...
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3 Unwelcome Workout Partners: The Gym Fungus Among Us

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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A post- workout glow, a feeling of strength and happiness, those are the things you and your client's want to take away from the gym. But there may be some not so welcome fungal tag alongs.
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Fitness

Activity and Cognition: Get Moving for an Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

Kandi Stull, MS 0
Advertisers market their products to fight that 2:30 crash. Coffee chains promote their afternoon caffeinated happy hours to help get you through the day. Some cultures even have an after-lunch siesta to combat fatigue. What if there was a different way ...
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AFib: What You Should Know When the Heart Skips a Beat

Geoff Lecovin 0
Moderately elevating a client's heart rate during physical activity is a goal of most exercise programs, but what about when a client has AFib?
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Your Mission Statement: What is it, why you need it, and how to create it.

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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Why do you do what you do? Who are you trying to help? What specifically are you going to do to help them? These are some of the questions that you’ll need to answer to have a clear
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Understanding Muscle Atrophy: Use It or Lose It

Jerod Langness, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, WLS, Master Trainer 0
It is often said, “If you don’t use it, you lose it,” but it is rarely discussed what exactly “it” is. With our bodies being so complex it is important to have an understanding of what occurs when getting in shape and when we start down the ...
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Fitness Sports Performance

Fast-Twitch Vs. Slow-Twitch Muscle Fiber Types + Training Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Looking to build endurance? What about power? Do dreams of being an all-star hitter or marathon runner need to be dashed if twitch ratios aren’t ideal? Not necessarily. The types of muscle fibers targeted in different types of training programs can ...
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5 Tips for a Fit and Healthy Brain

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Keeping our brains healthy is a trending topic that is surely grabbing our attention and the attention of our family, friends and clients. We’re all looking for ways to maintain our brain function and avoid such devastating diseases like Alzheimer’s and ...
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Is Static Stretching Effective for Injury Prevention?

Kathy Zetterberg 0
Static stretching is a highly debated and controversial topic within the fitness and sports performance communities, and is focused around the concept that sustained static stretching could impair subsequent performance (Rossi et al. 2010; Shrier 2004; ...
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Powering Through the Push-up: Variations and Progressions

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Just about everyone has some sort of experience with the standard push-up. Some of us may even have nightmares from high school gym class and not being able to perform enough of these to meet the minimum for an “average fitness” rating.
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