Fitness Tips Holidays Weight Loss Nutrition

Simple Nutritional Strategies – Part 1

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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We all know the holidays are a time where we find it hard to resist the temptations of over-indulging, often leading to feelings of guilt, anger and disappointment if we lose the battle of the bulge. So what do many of us do?
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Nutrition

Caffeine for Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Caffeine has become a regular part of our daily diets, found in items such as chocolate, coffee, tea, and soda, even over-the-counter medications, supplements and cosmetics. It stimulates the central nervous system, heart, and musculoskeletal system (1). ...
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Thanksgiving Nutrition

This Season’s Nutrition Spotlight: Sweet Potatoes!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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The mere mention of sweet potatoes brings memories of a Thanksgiving table to mind. These nutritional tuberous all-stars have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. What ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Raise Your Cup to a Race Well Run?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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In the spirit of Oktoberfest and post-race beer gardens, we’re going to explore the nutritional topic of beer. Of course, we remind you that moderation and responsibility apply.
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diet Fitness low-carb Nutrition

The Paleolithic (Paleo) Diet

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The world of nutrition is full of controversy, both disagreements within the scientific community as well as discrepancies (often marketing driven) between consumer media reports.
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Antioxidants Nutrition Supplements

Antioxidant Supplements

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Sam Hutchison BS, NASM-CPT In today’s culture, antioxidants have become synonymous with healthy living. They can be seen in sports drinks, energy bars and supplements which are marketed to provide better health and function. Antioxidants can also be ...
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gluten Nutrition

Fat-free, Sugar-free, and now Gluten-free?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Are your nutrition clients going gluten-free? This topic is sure to cause some strong opinions and sharing of stories of how a gluten-free diet has changed someone’s life. The goal here is to share some of the details regarding gluten, who really needs ...
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Hydration Nutrition

Monitoring Hydration Levels

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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With the hot weather upon us in the northern hemisphere, this marks a time for many to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather, but caution should always be exercised given the potential risks for dehydration.  Fluid is perhaps the most important, but ...
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Nutrition protein

Protein Quality, Quantity and Timing

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Proteins are both a source of interest and controversy amongst athletes and individuals seeking to improve performance and overall health.  Although there is much to discuss with respect to protein and health ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness Vegetarian athlete Nutrition

Helping Vegetarian Athletes Get the Nutrients They Need

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Eating red meat at least five times a week increases your risk for colon cancer by 400 % in comparison to eating it less than once a month. Vegetarians have a 24 % lower risk of mortality from heart disease than non-vegetarians. Given these statistics, ...
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