Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Nutrient Timing: Pre and Post-Workout Questions Answered!

Lee Murphy
Lee Murphy
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  Originally appeared in the 2017 spring issue of American Fitness Magazine. Diet and exercise are the primary pillars of a healthy lifestyle plan. But can coordinating eating and workout schedules improve our fitness results? And if so, how should our ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Healthy Eating Out Options - Dining Out in Good Health

Emily Bailey 0
With so many responsibilities and not enough time, sometimes eating out seems like the most reasonable option for fueling up. Unfortunately, restaurant dishes are often loaded with calories, as well as the saturated fat, sodium and sugar that make these ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Performance Supplements: What You Should Know vs. What You Hear From Your Bro

Geoff Lecovin 0
This supplement will make you Bigger, Leaner, Faster and Stronger! Or will it? Nutritional supplements are a multi-million dollar industry, and chances are you, or someone you know, is taking one or more supplements to get that competitive edge. 
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Nutrition

Nutrition at Work: Opportunities to Improve Employee Wellness

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Easy to implement strategies can make the workplace a nutritionally positive experience. Offering healthy food alternatives and involving employees can jump start healthy changes.
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Are High-Protein/Low-Carbohydrate Diets Effective?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Probably more widely debated than any other diet in scientific and consumer literature is the high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet.These plans have been a part of diet lexicon since the mid-1800s, with William Banting’s Letter on Corpulence (2). Billed as ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Top 9 Minerals for Staying Healthy, Strong and Fit

Emily Bailey 0
You may be familiar with sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium regarding needs for hydration, but these nutrients are also related to many other physiologic processes in the body. Nutrients—including micronutrients, major nutrients and trace ...
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

If You Exercise, Can You Eat Whatever You Want?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The myth of being able to out exercise a bad diet is at odds with the “intake versus output” relationship of energy balance. At its most basic, weight control is a demonstration of energy balance, a simple equation representing the relationship between ...
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Nutrition

Energy Boosting Foods

Emily Bailey 0
We are faced with many challenges that disrupt our normal eating and exercise schedules and routines. Between special events, holidays and family gatherings, it is quite easy to fall off-track. To help you stay on track and energized, let’s focus on ...
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CPT HIIT Weight Loss Nutrition

Do You have to Exercise at a Low Intensity to Burn Fat?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Despite an enormous amount of research on the topic, there is still some confusion over the relationship of cardiorespiratory training intensity to fat expenditure.
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Holidays Nutrition

7 Ways to Battle the Holiday Bulge Before it Begins

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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We've highlighted seven end-of-year client challenges and provided solutions to help keep them on track. Early planning and preparation can help you and your clients continue to succeed into the New Year.
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