Weight Loss

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis: A NEAT Approach to Weight Loss

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
2
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
2
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

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

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

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
0
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
1
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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Weight Loss Nutrition

Protein and Weight Loss: How Much Protein Should You Eat to Lose Weight?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
9
Decades of scientific research on nutrition and weight loss has uncovered a few key pieces of information on what helps people successfully win the battle of the bulge. 
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