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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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