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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Do You Need a Multivitamin If You Eat a Balanced Diet?

Nutrition

Do You Need a Multivitamin If You Eat a Balanced Diet?

Multivitamins are often used to supplement nutrients not found in the diet. But what if you follow a balanced eating plan? Do you still need to take a multivitamin then? The answer may surprise you.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Peanut Butter for Muscle Building: Worth the Hype?

Nutrition

Peanut Butter for Muscle Building: Worth the Hype?

A lot of gym-goers add peanut butter to their workout meals and snacks. And we’ve all probably seen at least one person eating by the spoonful. But is peanut butter really worth the hype?  How can it help your clients looking to build muscle?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Much Do Nutrition Coaches Make?

Nutrition

How Much Do Nutrition Coaches Make?

Nutrition coaching is a growing industry as more people look to professionals to meet their health goals. If you have a passion for food, health, and nutrition, this could be your perfect career. We’ll help you do the research first, starting with what nutrition coaches can earn. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention—How Does it Work?

Nutrition

Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention—How Does it Work?

Diabetes is a serious and chronic illness, but it is also preventable for many people. Educate your clients and help them make the best food choices for optimal health, weight loss or maintenance, and diabetes prevention. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Glutamine Supplement for Exercise: What You Need to Know

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Glutamine Supplement for Exercise: What You Need to Know

A client approaches you and says that they started taking a glutamine supplement. What effect could this amino acid have on the client and the workout? This article explains.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Eating for Arthritis—How to Curb Joint Pain with Diet

Nutrition

Eating for Arthritis—How to Curb Joint Pain with Diet

Arthritis is painful, and for some people, debilitating. If you have clients struggling with joint pain, encourage them to learn more about how diet affects inflammation and arthritis symptoms. There are good foods and bad foods when it comes to arthritis. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Choose Good Fats for Building Muscle

Nutrition

How to Choose Good Fats for Building Muscle

How can it be that you need fat in the diet to build muscle? Shouldn’t you just focus on carbs for fuel and proteins for growth? The answer is no. Don’t settle for just any fat, though. Choose these healthy fats for optimal muscle building. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, The Role of Nutrition for High Blood Pressure Management

Nutrition

The Role of Nutrition for High Blood Pressure Management

High blood pressure is something everyone should be thinking about. Chronic high blood pressure is damaging to health in many ways, but it’s easy to avoid and manage for most people. Diet and nutrition are essential for maintaining a healthy blood pressure. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Career Guide: Nutrition Coach Versus Nutritionist

Nutrition

Career Guide: Nutrition Coach Versus Nutritionist

What’s the difference between a nutrition coach and a nutritionist? Learn more about the different ways you can get involved in the field of nutrition!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 7 Supplements for Muscle Recovery

Nutrition

7 Supplements for Muscle Recovery

Giving muscle adequate time to recover reduces injury and boosts growth. Taking supplements may assist with this process. Here are seven muscle recovery supplements to consider.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Count Macros for Building Muscle

Nutrition

How to Count Macros for Building Muscle

If counting macros seems too much like math class, don’t be put off. Macro counting is not that difficult, especially with online calculators and fitness apps available to do it for you. Tracking macros every day is a great way to support a goal to build muscle. We’ll show you how to do it. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, L-Arginine to Increase Muscle and Performance—Does it Work?

Nutrition

L-Arginine to Increase Muscle and Performance—Does it Work?

L-arginine is trending as a muscle-building supplement, but does it actually work? And is it safe? We’ll break it down for you and show you the evidence for and against this fitness supplement. 

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