Holidays Nutrition

Approaching Thanksgiving with a Healthy Mindset

Abbey Griffith
Abbey Griffith |
As an eating disorder survivor, the holiday season can be scary. In early recovery days, my mental approach to the holidays looked something like this: First, it was Thanksgiving, a whole holiday about food, listening to people talk about their diet ...
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Nutrition NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: Eating Disorders and Fitness

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS |
Host and NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey talks about eating disorders and non-triggering with expert Abbey Griffith. She is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, and Eating Disorder Recovery who has devoted her life to helping people of ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Healthy Grocery List Tips: Nutritional Shopping on a Budget

Abbie Gellman
Abbie Gellman |
Sometimes if you head to the farmer’s market toward the end of the day, prices are slashed because sellers do not want to haul perishable produce back home.
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Nutrition

What is the DASH Diet & Does it Work?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
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 |
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 |
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

The Paleo Diet for Strength/Power Athletes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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 |
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 |
You can learn more about nutrition in the NASM CNC curriculum. To truly grasp the complexities of nutrition means learning what separates and connects the most common diets.
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Nutrition

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

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
As seen in our course on plant-based diets. And this dieting guide for vegetarian and vegan athletes. Check them out for even more information! Plant-based diets are dietary approaches that rely mostly or entirely on plant-based foods. These diets often ...
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