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

Nutrition

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?

Nutrition

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

Nutrition

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

Nutrition

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

Nutrition

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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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Your Mood Affects What You Eat—And How Food Changes Mood

Nutrition

How Your Mood Affects What You Eat—And How Food Changes Mood

Don’t be too hard on yourself when you make poor food choices. Your mood has a lot to do with it. But knowledge is power, and the more you know about mood and food, the more you can improve your diet, health, and mental health. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What to Eat on Rest Days to Best Support Muscle Growth

Nutrition

What to Eat on Rest Days to Best Support Muscle Growth

As a personal trainer, it’s common to talk about what to eat pre- and post-workout. But rest day nutrition is important as well. Especially when a client’s goal is to maximize muscle growth.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 5 Steps to Mastering Healthy Meal Prep on a Budget

Nutrition

5 Steps to Mastering Healthy Meal Prep on a Budget

Many people believe that you can’t eat healthy on a budget. Well, you can. Especially if you meal prep with this 5-step plan.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Are Sports Drinks Healthy? Or Is Water a Better Option?

Nutrition

Are Sports Drinks Healthy? Or Is Water a Better Option?

Many people consume sports drinks to step up their athletic performance. But are these drinks all they’re cracked up to be? Can plain water support your fitness goals with just as much success?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Eat to Gain Muscle-The Role Food Plays in Strength Training

Nutrition

Eat to Gain Muscle-The Role Food Plays in Strength Training

Understanding the role of diet in gaining muscle and getting stronger is important for your clients if they want to hit their goals. Teach them about protein intake, total calories, and including carbs to see the results from all those lifting workouts.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 7 Mid-Run Snacks to Fuel Your Endurance Workout

Nutrition

7 Mid-Run Snacks to Fuel Your Endurance Workout

If your clients are endurance athletes or long-distance runners, this is an article you don’t want to miss. 

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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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