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
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
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
June 1 2010
VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the company's new drug application (NDA) for its investigational drug, Qnexaâ®, for... View More
May 26 2010
Spring has sprung, the sun is out, and sleeves are coming off. This signals a big business opportunity for trainers as there is a large group of women out there suffering from arm angst. Oh sure, we hate... View More
May 11 2010
First off, I'm not a vegan...oreven a vegetarian for that matter. However, I, like most health professionals,recognize the health, spiritual and environmental benefit of reducedconsumption of animal products.... View More
April 14 2010
A well-put-together book withattractive food pictures, WaistlineWorkout is most beneficial for new trainers who might need help puttingtogether nutrition and exercise plans for clients.Written for the... View More
March 15 2010
There is nothing that says "home sweet" home quite as much as making your house a place that fosters great health. I believe that motivation starts within the walls of your casa. As you have seen with... View More
Feb. 3 2010
Everyarticle and new program seems to focus around those whomaketheir yearly pilgrimage to a treadmill in order to becomehealthy.But what about your clients who have been diligentlytrainingfor the last... View More
Dec. 28 2009
In today’s stressful world, it’s common for clients to come to the gym not-so-revved up for their workouts, stressed because of the economy and wanting a fast fix for their fitness issues.... View More
Dec. 1 2009
Fitness Together Franchise Corp. is stepping up services for clients, and providing additional support to their franchise owners by launching a proprietary nutrition program, Nutrition Together, in select... View More