Nutrition

What is the DASH Diet & Does it Work?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, with more than half of all deaths each year being attributed to cardiovascular disease (1).
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Nutrition

Staying in Scope with Nutrition

Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
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How often do you hear questions like: “How much protein should I have?” “What do you think about intermittent fasting?” “Should I follow the [insert name of current popular diet] to lose weight?” It’s not surprising.
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Nutrition Hypertrophy Behavior Change

Meals for Gaining Muscle: The Right Nutrition for Muscle Growth

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Gaining muscle is not quite as easy as going to the gym and lifting weights. That is just one part of the equation. In reality, gaining muscle requires two main things: a stimulus for growth and the energy to grow tissue.
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Nutrition

A Guide to Micronutrients: Examples, Recommendations, and Sources

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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In this post, we're going to explore the health effects of getting insufficient micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). This article will also cover: The critical functions of various micronutrients The most common under-consumed micronutrients in the ...
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Nutrition

The Paleo Diet for Strength/Power Athletes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Paleolithic or “Paleo” diet derives from the superior cardiometabolic health and physical fitness of indigenous hunter-gatherer populations (Hills Jr & Erpenbeck, 2018). The Paleo diet is promoted across the world as a way of improving health of ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine Youth Fitness

How to Coach Adolescents on Nutrition Decisions

Sarah Snyder
Sarah Snyder
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Youth exercise professionals are in a powerful position to positively influence eating behaviors. This is when independence begins to be established with regard to food and beverage choices and meal preparation. Coaches and trainers - even Youth Sports ...
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Nutrition

An Introduction to 4 Popular Diets (Blog + Infographics)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As featured in our nutrition course - Navigating Diets - which is a detailed sampling of the overall CNC curriculum.  To truly grasp the complexities of nutrition means learning what separates - and connects - the most common diets.
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CPT Q & A Nutrition

NASM-CPT (Q&A) with Tyler Grayson

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Each month, we'll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who makes a difference in their community. For July, we spoke with Tyler Grayson an NASM-CPT and CNC. She is a equestrian who battled and overcame a brain tumor and ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

What is a Nutrition Coach and Why Are They Important?

Andrea Cirignano 0
Maria wants to lose weight. The 46-year-old mother of two never lost the “baby weight” she gained after having her second child 5 years ago, and the extra 40 pounds is compounding other challenges in her life.
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Nutrition

Plant-Based Diets For Weight Loss (Are They More Effective?)

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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As seen in our course on plant-based diets. Check it out for even more information! Plant-based diets are dietary approaches that rely mostly or entirely on plant-based foods. These diets often consist of minimally processed fruits, vegetables, whole ...
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