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

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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

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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

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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?

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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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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Fuel Your Ride: Cycling Pre-Workout Nutrition

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Fuel Your Ride: Cycling Pre-Workout Nutrition

The calories you eat before a ride can have a major bearing on your overall performance. Learn how to balance your nutrients so your body stays energized for the full workout!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 7 Things to Know Before Taking A Vitamin D Supplement

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7 Things to Know Before Taking A Vitamin D Supplement

Are you considering taking a vitamin D supplement? Review these seven things first!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, The IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) Diet: Yes, No, or Maybe?

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The IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) Diet: Yes, No, or Maybe?

A client comes to you and asks whether you recommend the IIFYM diet. Do you give them a firm yes, a stern no, or somewhere in between? Here’s what you need to know to craft a well-informed response.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Expand Your Career: Where Do Nutritionists Work?

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Expand Your Career: Where Do Nutritionists Work?

Everyone can benefit from improved nutrition! Learn more about how (and where) you can turn your passion for food into a healthy career!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Do You Know the Truth Behind These Hydration Myths?

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Do You Know the Truth Behind These Hydration Myths?

A lot of myths circulate about hydration and dehydration, and we’re here to clear them up. Help your clients understand hydration, how to achieve it, and how to identify some of the most common and damaging myths. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Magnesium for Muscle Recovery: How It Works & How to Use It

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Magnesium for Muscle Recovery: How It Works & How to Use It

If your client is having muscle cramps, low magnesium levels could be to blame. How does this nutrient impact muscle recovery and how do you use it to best repair muscle damage? This article explains.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 14 Kitchen Staples to Always Have on Hand for Healthy Meals

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14 Kitchen Staples to Always Have on Hand for Healthy Meals

A kitchen stocked with healthy staples is the best way to ensure you eat well daily. Help your clients figure out which foods they should always have on hand to make healthy, balanced meals every day of the week. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What to Eat Before High Intensity Interval Training

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What to Eat Before High Intensity Interval Training

Are your clients crashing in the middle of HITT session? Help them figure out fuel and timing for the energy to power through their next training. 

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