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Latest news and insights from the health and fitness industry. Please take some time time to read our informative articles from a wide range of sources.

IS YOUR STRENGTH PROGRAM HURTING YOUR CLIENT’S GOLF GAME?:

IS YOUR STRENGTH PROGRAM HURTING YOUR CLIENT’S GOLF GAME?:

By CHRIS ECKLUND, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI “Train slow, move slow; train fast, move fast.” I still say this to my athletes, staff and students with great frequency.  Sometimes we get so caught up in the current trends, metrics, gauges, terminology, etc., that we...

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SWEET POTATO EGG CAKES RECIPE

SWEET POTATO EGG CAKES RECIPE

By NASM With the release of NASM’s new Nutrition Certification, over the coming weeks and months we will be sharing recipes for some of our favorite delicious and nutrition meals. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or follow a less restrictive diet, we’ll have options...

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NASM INTRODUCES NUTRITION CERTIFICATION:

NASM INTRODUCES NUTRITION CERTIFICATION:

BY NASM Designed to help fitness professionals discover solutions for their clients’ health and dietary needs. Obesity, heart disease, and cancer are on the rise. Fad diets are muddying today’s culture with misconceptions and fallacies. And the marketplace is filled...

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COULD YOU BE A SOCIAL MEDIA FITNESS MICRO-INFLUENCER?:

COULD YOU BE A SOCIAL MEDIA FITNESS MICRO-INFLUENCER?:

By Amanda Vogel You’ve likely heard of social media influencers: people who post frequently and have audiences in the hundreds of thousands or millions. These folks often garner a lot of attention and can command large paychecks to promote brands and products. Social...

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CREATING COMMUNITY MAGIC:

CREATING COMMUNITY MAGIC:

By Kathy Popplewell As a fitness professional you are in a great position to become a community leader, with the ability to rally people in your area to a common cause while helping them improve their quality of life. in addition to the sense of contribution you will...

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Nutrition is not a belief system:

Nutrition is not a belief system:

Why wishful thinking won't get you results, but science might. By Dan Garner Nutrition is often seen as a belief system. In other words, the answer to “What should I eat?” is often based on faith, magical thinking, emotional attachments, and/or what feels “truthy”,...

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UNDERSTANDING THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME:

UNDERSTANDING THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME:

By Kyle Stull What is thoracic outlet syndrome? Are there assessments that personal trainers can consider to identify it, and can corrective exercise programming help? Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a condition involving the vessels of the neck, shoulder, and arm....

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