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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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Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis: 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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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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Break Through Fitness Plateaus with These 4 Tips

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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It is important to change up our personal fitness program when we experience a plateau.. Similarly, it is essential to adjust our fitness program when we notice boredom or disinterest in our exercise program. Lastly, if we no longer feel challenged or ...
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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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Supersets for Legs and Back - Exercises to Burn Calories

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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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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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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Resting Metabolic Rate: How to Calculate and Improve Yours

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Mention the term ‘metabolism’ and it captures attention given how obsessed many of us have become over calories. As a certified personal trainer, this is a topic you may get asked about from time to time. To the general public, boosting your metabolism ...
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