The Carnivore Diet: What You Need to Know

Would you be interested in a diet where you only eat meat for every meal, every day? We are talking a rib-eye steak for breakfast, lunch, and maybe even dinner. The meat lovers out there are probably salivating from the thought of this; well, it’s real, and it’s the called the Carnivore Diet. Read the article to find out more regarding the all-meat diet that is all the buzz lately in the health and fitness world.

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The Qualities Found in a Good Nutrition Coach

What makes one nutrition coach stand out from the rest? Check out our top 6 qualities of a good nutrition coach. Then download the handout to use as a checklist for selecting your own coach or as goals list if you are one.

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Type IIa Muscle Fibers: Training for Explosiveness

As trainers we love those serious clients who really want to dig deep and take their training to another level. Find out how to better help these athletes train to muscle type and hit their power, strength, and speed goals.

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Inspiration Story: Jeremy Scott

What do potential employers look for when hiring great trainers? Fitness author, business owner, and former competitive bodybuilder Jeremy Scott walks us through the qualities that take fitness professionals from good to great. Then, he weighs in on the importance of practical application in the ever-changing landscape for personal trainers and nutrition coaches. Read his full article here.

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Exercises for IT Band Syndrome

The IT band is too often overlooked until it suddenly causes pain. Help your clients prevent IT band injury with a few simple exercises. And check out the “how to” handout you can give your clients to keep them on the right track.

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Speed and Agility – The How to for Everyday Athletes

How do you train clients for speed—is it enough to just go fast or do they need to go beyond basic forward movement? We’ll breakdown the differences between agility and speed to help you determine what works best for your clients’ goals. Plus, we’ve included a shareable list to use as a quick review with clients.

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Inspiration Story: Paula-Jean Doyle

Doyle lives with multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disorder that damages the central nervous system. She is currently symptom free, despite deciding to forgo the disease-modifying drugs recommended by her doctor. Instead, she relies on a dedicated fitness program, a healthy diet and what she is convinced was some divine intervention.

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The Crucial Role Vitamins Play in the Body

As trainers, we know how important vitamins are to good health and to fitness goals. You have a duty to help your clients reach that same level of understanding and to start eating their vegetables. Check out the sharable handout that will make this task easier.

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It’s Time to Ditch the One-Time-Per-Week Muscle Mentality

When designing a hypertrophy program, the goal is to increase muscle mass as quickly as possible. The science behind hypertrophy training evolves over the years. So, how do we train for muscle growth most efficiently? Hint: it's more than once per week.

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Fighting Sarcopenia with Exercise and Nutrition

With aging comes more medical concerns, such as osteoporosis, arthritis, dementia and a whole host of others. One of the lesser-known threats to aging populations is Sarcopenia and we’re going to talk about what it is, how it develops in the body, how to manage it, what can be done to prevent it, and most importantly how someone can use exercise and nutrition to treat it.

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