CPT Weight Loss exercise science

Resting Metabolic Rate: How to Calculate and Improve Yours

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Mention the term ‘metabolism’ and it captures attention given how obsessed many of us have become over calories. As a nutrition coach or weight loss specialist, this is a topic you may get asked about from time to time. To the general public, boosting ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Protein and Weight Loss: How Much Protein Do You Need to Eat Per Day?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
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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New Year’s Resolutions: If Not Weight Loss, Then What?

Amanda Boyer, MS, RDN, CD, NASM-CPT |
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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Research in Review: Will Weighing In Every Day Improve Weight Control Behaviors?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
With weight loss being one of the common goals for clients, will recommending a daily visit to the scale improve their results? See what this study found.
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Weight Loss

Exercise Hormones: How Exercise Can Positively Affect Hormones

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser |
There are four hormones that are critical to the success of your client’s weight loss program. Cortisol, insulin, thyroid, and the sex hormones (testosterone in men, and progesterone in women). When kept in balance, these hormones have the
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How to Work Off Your Halloween Candy

Brian Kent, NASM-CPT, CES, PES |
Before you grab a Halloween fun size candy out of the cauldron, here's the creepy calorie count that will have you haunting the gym.
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Weight Loss Nutrition

How Much Fiber Do You Need? The Benefits of the Phytonutrient

Emily Bailey |
Fiber is actually not a nutrient and it doesn’t provide the body with energy or calories. It’s also not digestible or absorbable by the body, but its health benefits earn it the designation of “phytonutrient.” Fitness professionals know that the “average ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Which Way to The Beach... Body? Evidence-Based Weight Loss Strategies

Geoff Lecovin |
It's been said that Americans have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.
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Understanding Childhood Obesity

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
A growing epidemic facing the next generation of Americans is childhood obesity. This epidemic will have lasting effects on health, wellbeing, and rising healthcare costs. In fact, childhood obesity has roughly tripled over the past 30 years (1). Experts ...
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The Dad Bod Workout: Going From Dad Bod to Buff Dad

Geoff Lecovin |
The "Dad Bod" is a male body type that is described as "softly round." The theory around the “Dad Bod” is that once a man has found a mate and had kids, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining his physique.
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