Nutrition

The Latest Scoop – Protein Supplementation

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Once the realm of body builders and athletes, protein supplements and powders have now become a regular part of the fitness enthusiast and health seekers diet. Even collagen (a form of protein) is a popular supplement choice. 
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Fitness Holidays Nutrition

5 Practical Tips for Surviving the Terror of Halloween Candy

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Halloween is just around the corner, which means just one thing, copious amounts of sugar-loaded treats void of any real nutritional value—the splurge that is all in the spirit of Halloween. But is it worth the results you and your clients have worked so ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Weather Got You Feeling SAD? Here's 4 Mood Boosters.

Geoff Lecovin |
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a combination of biological and mood disturbances typically occurring in the autumn and
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

How to Work Off Your Halloween Candy

Brian Kent, NASM-CPT, CES, PES |
Before you grab a Halloween fun size candy out of the cauldron, here's the creepy calorie count that will have you haunting the gym.
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Nutrition

Going Nutritious With Nuts

Geoff Lecovin |
Adding nuts to your diet can boost your health!
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Weight Loss Nutrition

How Much Fiber Do You Need? The Benefits of the Phytonutrient

Emily Bailey |
Fiber is actually not a nutrient and it doesn’t provide the body with energy or calories. It’s also not digestible or absorbable by the body, but its health benefits earn it the designation of “phytonutrient.” Fitness professionals know that the “average ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Workout Plans Nutrition

Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin |
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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Nutrition

An RD’s Tricks for Making the Best Picks at the Farmers Market

Matthew Kadey |
These days, farmers markets full of edible riches are popping up faster than dandelions on a pesticide-free lawn. Piling your plate high with their fresh fruits and vegetables offers a hearty helping of health benefits: among them, reduced risk of ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Which Way to The Beach... Body? Evidence-Based Weight Loss Strategies

Geoff Lecovin |
It's been said that Americans have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.
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CPT Fitness Weight Loss Workout Plans Nutrition

The Dad Bod Workout: Going From Dad Bod to Buff Dad

Geoff Lecovin |
The "Dad Bod" is a male body type that is described as "softly round." The theory around the “Dad Bod” is that once a man has found a mate and had kids, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining his physique.
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