Weight Loss Nutrition spotlight

How Many Carbs Should You Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Low carbohydrate diets have become a very popular tool for weight loss over the last several decades. While much of the scientific rationale behind why they are utilized for weight loss, such as the carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis, have largely been ...
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wellness spotlight

What is a Wellness Coach and Why Are They Important?

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Most people know what they “should” do to foster a life of wellness. Eat a balanced diet and avoid processed foods, get regular movement, prioritize sleep, reduce stress, and cultivate a positive outlook on life that includes purpose, meaning, and ...
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CES spotlight

Exercising With Chronic Pain: How to Alleviate Stress on the Body

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Chronic pain is defined as any pain from an injury or condition lasting more than 12 weeks. Many potential clients seeking a certified personal trainer, yoga class, or corrective exercise specialist do so in hopes of using exercise to mitigate chronic ...
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CES spotlight

10 Effective Shoulder Pain Exercises: Correct Your Shoulder Today!

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Shoulder pain, prior injury, or overall dysfunction is a very common problem in both the athletic and general populations in a personal training practice. A complaint of shoulder pain occurs in 16 to 26 percent of adults and is the third most common ...
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wellness spotlight

Learn How to Use The Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) as a Coach

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
As a wellness coach, it can be helpful to consider incorporating tools into your coaching practice that can accentuate your work with a client. Overall, coaching tools can be helpful to add in if they bring value to the coaching experience and help a ...
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wellness spotlight

Breaking Down Chronotypes and Their Benefits to Understand Sleep Types

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
Remember those days of staying up well past midnight in college? Weekend or weekdays, hanging with friends or no friends, we all may think in our thirties and forties, how did we do that? The answer lies in tiny molecular clocks present in every tissue ...
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Nutrition spotlight

L-Arginine Supplement Benefits: Should You Supplement?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
So, you want to make gains? Well, when we are strolling the aisles of any supplement shop, the whole point is to find a magic powder or pill that will give us an extra leg up on our performance right?
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wellness spotlight

Incorporating Mindfulness into a Wellness Coaching Practice

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
In recent years the wellness coaching field has evolved. In fact, you can now become certified in wellness with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. The professional appetite for self-care is increasingly available for all fitness professionals. 
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wellness spotlight

Using Self-Efficacy to Increase Your Wellness Mindset

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
In writing this blog about self-efficacy, I am presently undergoing my own experience with bettering my self-efficacy. Every few years, the military makes its officers advance their professional development and personal growth on the glide path to being ...
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Nutrition spotlight

Vitamin C Overview: Sources, Benefits, & Do You Need to Supplement?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
We are always told to drink orange juice when we are sick, but why? To increase our levels of Vitamin C of course! But what role does vitamin C play in our health?
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