Nutrition

Healthy Summer BBQ Ideas: Time to Get Grilling!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Summer is a great time of the year filled with sunshine, green grass, and of course barbecues! A summer barbecue is one of life’s simple pleasures.
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Nutrition

Sodium Bicarbonate (aka baking soda): Role in Fitness Performance

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Baking soda? Check out this kitchen cupboard staple's role in exercise performance.
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

The Second Scoop on Protein: When, What and How Much?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Drinking a protein shake after resistance-training is a popular nutritional strategy adopted by many fitness enthusiasts and athletes to boost muscle protein synthesis (MPS).
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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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