Weight Loss Nutrition

Breaking Your Weight Loss Plateau – One Simple Tip to Reignite Your Program

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Months ago, you decided on a change – you established effective goals, used a bodyweight calculator, and were enjoying promising results, when suddenly, just like that, you hit a plateau where all your efforts are no longer producing results. The daily ...
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Nutrition

Calcium: For strong bones, muscle function, and so much more!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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We all know that calcium is essential for strong bones and teeth, but what else does it do? How about its critical roles in muscle contractions, nerve impulses, blood clotting, and cellular metabolism?
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Nutrition

Do cheat meals make diet sense?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Do you cheat? Cheat meals are an eating approach of adhering to a clean diet 90% of the time and cheating on 10% of meals (or even ratios of 80:20), or a complete day of modestly indulging in the not so healthy craved foods. Can cheating help you, or ...
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Research Study Nutrition

The Delicious Truth About Dark Chocolate

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Have you ever wondered if dark chocolate is actually heart healthy? According to many news reports, dark chocolate appears to have many properties to help combat heart disease (1). Can this actually be true or ...
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Nutrition

Hydration for Health and Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic ...
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Fitness 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 and Exercise: Benefits 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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Holidays 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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Fitness 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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Nutrition

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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