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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Do Carbs Make You Less Sore After a Tough Workout?

Nutrition

How Do Carbs Make You Less Sore After a Tough Workout?

As a fitness professional, you know that protein is essential to muscle building and recovery. Were you aware that carbs can also make you less sore after a grueling workout? Here’s why.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 10 Best Superfoods to Boost Your Workout

Nutrition

10 Best Superfoods to Boost Your Workout

Achieving a high fitness level helps you live longer, feel better, and get stronger. Exercise is an important aspect of this, but nutrition also plays a vital role. Superfoods can greatly increase workout results and overall health.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Clean Bulking

Nutrition | Training Tips

A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Clean Bulking

Gaining muscle mass and trying to bulk up can be challenging. Sometimes eating anything and everything helps you gain weight faster. Unfortunately, this does not mean all the weight gain is muscle. In this article we explore how to clean bulk.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Bodybuilding Nutrition: What to Eat for Bulking

Nutrition | Strength Training

Bodybuilding Nutrition: What to Eat for Bulking

Are your clients interested in entering a bulking phase with their training? Check out these tips to learn how much and what your clients should be eating to support their bulking journey.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition for a Marathon Runner: Before, During, and After

Nutrition

Nutrition for a Marathon Runner: Before, During, and After

Interested in tackling the 26.2-mile marathon monster? Check out these nutrition tips and tricks to properly fuel and train for such a feat.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 8 Notable Foods That Help Reduce Stress

Nutrition

8 Notable Foods That Help Reduce Stress

Life can be stressful, for both clients and trainers. The food choices you make are often based only on physical goals. However, they play a critical role in stress management as well. Learn how to reduce stress through the foods you eat.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 4 Easy Tips for a More Effective Pre-Workout Routine

Nutrition | Training Tips

4 Easy Tips for a More Effective Pre-Workout Routine

Are your clients’ pre-workout routines hindering their workout? Check out these 4 tips for a better pre-workout routine.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What to Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

Nutrition

What to Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

Salty and sweet carbohydrates never disappoint on flavor and taste. Cravings are bound to hit but understanding how to honor food cravings in a healthy way can help your clients make better-for-you choices and achieve their health and wellness goals.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Healthy Sugar Substitutes: What to Use and What to Skip

Nutrition

Healthy Sugar Substitutes: What to Use and What to Skip

The amount of sugar you consume each day could be detrimental to your health. Sugar has been linked to obesity and many other diseases. The good news though, is that you can make a difference by using healthy sugar alternatives.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

Nutrition | Special Population

Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

When a client wants to know if they should eat gluten-free, what is your response? In certain cases, this should be encouraged. In other cases, not so much. This explains when each situation applies.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Growth?

Nutrition

Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Growth?

Have you ever considered the effects alcohol has on muscle growth? Finding balance between alcohol consumption and exercise is crucial for building muscle if you enjoy having a few drinks now and then. Here is everything you need to know.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 9 Weight Loss Myths That Can Lead to Weight Gain: Part 1

Nutrition

9 Weight Loss Myths That Can Lead to Weight Gain: Part 1

Have you ever tried to lose weight, but gained instead? Believing some of the most common weight loss myths may be to blame. This two-part article talks about some of the weight loss advice that can have an opposite effect.

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