strength Nutrition spotlight

Strength Training Principles: How to Educate New Clients Effectively

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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As trainers and fitness professionals, it is essential to remember that every client and member we work with starts their strength training journey with a different baseline and understanding of strength training principles and best practices. Many ...
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diet Nutrition spotlight

What is a Ketogenic Diet and How do You Follow it?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Over the last several decades, we have seen a rise in the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets. These diets have ranged from just low-carb diets to ketogenic diets to even zero carb diets (e.g., The Carnivore Diet).
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Thanksgiving Nutrition spotlight

Approaching Thanksgiving with a Healthy Mindset

Abbey Griffith
Abbey Griffith
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As an eating disorder survivor, the holiday season can be scary. In early recovery days, my mental approach to the holidays looked something like this: First, it was Thanksgiving, a whole holiday about food, listening to people talk about their diet ...
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Nutrition NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: Eating Disorders and Fitness

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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Host and NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey talks about eating disorders and non-triggering with expert Abbey Griffith. She is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, and Eating Disorder Recoveree who has devoted her life to helping people ...
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cooking Nutrition American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2020 spotlight

Healthy Food on a Budget: Grocery Shopping on the Cheap

Abbie Gellman
Abbie Gellman
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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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Nutrition

Staying in Scope with Nutrition

Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
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How often do you hear questions like: “How much protein should I have?” “What do you think about intermittent fasting?” “Should I follow the [insert name of current popular diet] to lose weight?” It’s not surprising.
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Nutrition hypertrophy

Recipes for Gaining Muscle: The Right Nutrition for Bulking Up

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Gaining muscle is not quite as easy as going to the gym and lifting weights. That is just one part of the equation. In reality, gaining muscle requires two main things: a stimulus for growth and the energy to grow tissue.
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Vitamins & Minerals Nutrition Supplements

Micronutrient Deficiencies - How Chronic Shortages Lead to Health Problems

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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In this post, we're going to explore the health effects of getting insufficient micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). This article will also cover: The critical functions of various micronutrients The most common under-consumed micronutrients in the ...
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diet Nutrition

The Paleo Diet for Strength/Power Athletes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Paleolithic or “Paleo” diet derives from the superior cardiometabolic health and physical fitness of indigenous hunter-gatherer populations (Hills Jr & Erpenbeck, 2018). The Paleo diet is promoted across the world as a way of improving health of ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2020 Youth Fitness

How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions

Sarah Snyder
Sarah Snyder
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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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