Add_Nutrition
Aug. 25 2017
Obtaining an accredited nutrition certification has the potential to raise the pay for a fitness professional by at least $6,000 annually... View More
EatingDisorder
Aug. 1 2015
Exercise is an amazing way to boost mental and physical health but for some, it can become a dark abyss of obsessiveness... View More
fitnessMindset
Oct. 14 2014
Have you ever felt burdened by the frustration of your training and nutrition programs not being enough for your clients?... View More
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March 1 2012
Fish oil supplements, also known as omega-3 fats, are one of the most popular supplements, with more people buying than ever. This shouldn't come as a surprise; with over 15,000 studies, fish oil is powerful... View More
Feb. 3 2012
Whether you’re a professional athlete, peewee football player, ballet dancer or “weekend warrior,” you probably know what it’s like to run out of steam during exercise. Maybe, you... View More
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Feb. 3 2012
How do you get clients to eat right? That is one of the toughest questions that trainers face throughout their career. As a studio owner and former editor of PFP, I've spoken with countless trainers and... View More
Jan. 25 2012
Do you drink coffee? Diet soda? Red Bull? Tea? If so, you are a "user." And caffeine is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. Aside from giving a morning pick-me-up, the use of caffeine to enhance... View More
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Aug. 1 2011
We live in a country obsessed with weight! The statistics show that two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese with nearly one-third falling into the obese category. As personal trainers, you see... View More
Aug. 1 2011
K rill oil has made quite asplash in the supplement world, but is it alljust marketing and hype or is there science to support its use?Krill are shrimp-like crustaceans that contain the healthyomega-3... View More
June 22 2011
Each issue I'll going to be reviewing a dietary supplement the good, the bad and sometimes, the ugly. On the docket: Ribose. Ribose is a type of sugar that isn't made by your body. Due to promising data... View More
May 2 2011
Our culture is in a state of crisis with obesity at an all time high, affecting 33% of the population. Besides the obvious challenges of being overweight or obese in our world, when it comes to exercise,... View More
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April 29 2011
By now weall know that many athletes, depending on their sport, need carbohydrates tomaximize their performance. In fact, hundreds of studies conducted over thepast several decades have shown that carbohydrates... View More
SmallPills_0
April 19 2011
This month, Dietary Supplement University is "diggingin" to one of the most popular dietary supplements to date. And for goodreason -- there's actually research to support it: Creatine monohydrate. First,some... View More
March 23 2011
A male friend of mine was agonizing about where to take his sweetheart to dinner for Valentine's Day. I asked a few questions and found out that she doesn't really like fancy restaurants and neither does... View More
SmallPills
March 21 2011
The manufacture and sale of dietary supplements is a $25+billion per year industry. Sorting through the marketing claims, research, andhype for the 29,000+ dietary supplements available can be difficult... View More
Jan. 31 2011
I personally don't believe in resolutions. Perhaps it is because I manage to break them before the first day of the year is over! But this is the time of year when the gyms swell with new clients eager... View More
Dec. 2 2010
It often seems that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s our clients minds totally disconnect from their bodies. This is when they need us the most and yet they show up the least. While it always... View More
Oct. 10 2010
A slowdown in attendance only makes it all the more important that you pick up the pace on promoting your studio. Keep catering to your target market, but cast a wider net to capture a greater audience.... View More
Sept. 1 2010
Your clients work hard to achieve the body they want. After all, they've hired a personal trainer and committed to regular exercise. They're probably watching what they eat, too. But if they're not seeing... View More
Aug. 31 2010
When people have questions about supplements, they often turn to fitness professionals to provide answers. The problem is that many trainers are as confused as the consumer by the conflicting, over-hyped... View More

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