Research Study Weight Loss obesity spotlight

Research Review: High Genetic Risk Individuals Benefit Less from Resistance Exercise Intervention

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Genetic factors play a role in response to exercise and body composition, as in most physiologic functions in the body. High levels of physical activity have been known to provide benefits beyond just weight loss, such as decreased disease risk, improved ...
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Weight Loss

A NEAT Approach to Weight Loss

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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We all know a well-structured and consistent exercise program combined with a healthful diet can help all of us shed unwanted pounds and achieve our ideal body type.
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2020 OPT Model

Using the NASM OPT™ Model for Weight Loss

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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As seen in our weight loss specialization course, you can effectively utilize the OPT™ model for weight loss clients. Within this article from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Fitness Magazine, you will learn how!
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Weight Loss Surgery: Considerations for the Fitness Professional

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Weight loss surgery is a common phenomenon, so it's important to be informed about what gastric bypass surgery - and other similar bariatiric procedures - entail for your personal training practice.
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2019

Hormone Balance for Weight Loss: Fact or Fiction?

Marc Bubbs
Marc Bubbs
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  Originally appeared in the spring 2019 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. A quick online search for weight loss strategies reveals a plethora of “hormone-balancing” diets, supplements and medications. The premise behind these products is that ...
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine OPT Model

Supersets: Lift Weight to Lose Weight

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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  Originally published in the spring 2017 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Uplifting news: Just 4 weeks of resistance training can decrease body fat and waist size. Resistance training and the 2nd phase of the OPT™ model is a must for any weight loss ...
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plateau Weight Loss

Weight Loss Plateaus & Strategies to Overcome Them

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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I recently visited my optometrist for an annual exam. He has a pleasant bedside manner and happens to be among the 40% of the U.S. adult population who are obese.
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Does the Glycemic Index Work for Fat Loss?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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The glycemic index is a measure of how fast or how slow, food increases your blood sugar. The higher the number, the faster your blood sugar increases in response to a given food; the lower the number, the slower your blood sugar increases. 
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

3 Simple Rules for Helping Clients with Safe and Healthy Weight Loss

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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In an era of catchy blogs, celebrity diets, weight loss surgeries, and access to all of the world’s information at your fingertips, managing a client's expectations for safe and healthy weight loss can be a challenge. Despite these challenges, the amount ...
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New Year’s Resolutions: If Not Weight Loss, Then What?

Amanda Boyer, MS, RDN, CD, NASM-CPT 0
Twenty nineteen is upon us and New Year’s resolutions are on many people’s mind. It is common that goals are oriented around body shape or weight loss, which we have found can sometimes cause more harm than good. If you want to practice from a Health At ...
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