Sports Performance Nutrition

Ergogenic Foods for Performance and Health

Geoff Lecovin 0
In the field of sports nutrition, supplement companies proudly promote their products, claiming that they have the “magic bullet” for weight loss, weight gain and/or performance enhancement. Many of these products are costly, combined with a number of ...
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Nutrition

What’s the Skinny on Fat?

Geoff Lecovin 0
Fat is probably the most feared and misunderstood macronutrient. It has been erroneously associated with heart disease and conjures up images of going directly from the lips to the hips. Get the latest skinny and science on fat.
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Nutrition

Carbohydrates: Are they really that bad for you?

Geoff Lecovin 0
A review of some of the most popular diet programs reveals that they fall along a continuum from "anti-carbohydrate” to "anti-fat." The Standard American Diet (SAD) is typically comprised of 43-50% carbs. Low carbohydrate diets have been a popular trend ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition Recovery

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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Nutrition

As an NASM-CPT, what nutrition guidance can I give my clients?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Q: As an NASM-CPT, what type of nutrition guidance can I offer my clients? What is my scope of practice?
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Nutrition Recovery

The Power of Protein

Geoff Lecovin 2
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism. 
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Nutrition

Detoxification- What Do You Have to Lose?

Geoff Lecovin 0
Are you feeling sluggish or lethargic? Have you put on a few extra pounds? Is your skin blemished? Should you invest in a detox program?
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CPT Nutrition

Salty Facts on Sodium

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, NASM Faculty Instructor The average American consumes 3,436 mg of sodium each day, an amount far in excess of the tolerable upper level (UL*) intake recommended by most health organizations to prevent health ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Heat: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies for Training in the Heat

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Keeping athletes and clients performing at their peak while also avoiding heat-related illnesses takes preparation and planning. Bodies need time to adapt to the increased physiological demands of training in warm environments. But even with preparation ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Nutrition and the Endurance Athlete - Eating for Peak Performance

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Dominique Adair, MS, RD Nutritional needs of the endurance athlete are aggressively studied and the days of the pre-marathon pasta dinner have been enhanced by a sophisticated understanding of how nutrients can improve long-duration performance. To ...
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