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  1. A Handy Alternative to Counting Calories

    As a fitness professional or nutrition coach, you know calories matter. Fundamentally, human body weight is controlled by energy balance-calories in vs. calories out. But having clients meticulously count calories and track macronutrients is not the solution in most cases. That approach is often tedious, inexact and unsustainable. It takes h...

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  2. The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All

    But these efforts obviously have focused on sports performance. Far less has been known about how meal timing and exercise might affect general health. So for the new study, which was published this month in The American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers from the University of Bath in England decided to home in on relatively average people and their fat cells.

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  3. Women, Hormones, Metabolism & Energy Expenditure

    When it comes to optimal endurance exercise performance, fuel source and utilization play a major role in success. The contribution and expenditure of fats and carbohydrates for the synthesis of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) during exercise are regulated by several factors, including activity, duration and intensity, as well as the person’s...

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  4. Food and Addiction: The Dopamine Made Me Do It

    Two human behaviors explain why we’re still here: engaging in sex and consuming food. Both are inextricably linked by dopamine, the neurotransmitter associated with reward and pleasure. It’s what motivates us to read all three volumes of Fifty Shades of Grey or to inhale a plate of mom’s homemade oatmeal raisin cookies. To date, p...

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    • RT @Healthy_Helper: NO SUGAR ADDED Tropical Cake Bars make for the perfect #summer #snack! t.co/VTX4uo0nSj #glutenfree

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      RT @Healthy_Helper: NO SUGAR ADDED Tropical Cake Bars make for the perfect #summer #snack! t.co/VTX4uo0nSj #glutenfree

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  9. Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

    We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact.

    sott.net

  10. Sample Class: Functional Strength for Older Adults

    Baby Boomers are constantly bombarded with promises to lift, tighten and rejuvenate their bodies and “turn back the clock.” Truthfully, fitness professionals can roll back the clock for older participants! When you improve strength and stability, you increase functionality and combat the effects of sarcopenia (age-related muscle loss).

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  11. Intermittent Fasting: A Primer

    If you haven’t had a client ask about it yet, you will soon. Intermittent fasting has hit the mainstream, and a lot of peo- ple are taking notice. Proponents claim that intermittent fasting causes more rapid weight loss than other approaches; that it makes dieting easier; and that it improves blood glucose control and blood lipids. Does th...

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  12. The Best Homemade Ginger Tea Ever

    To make a good ginger tea, all you need is fresh ginger and filtered water. The rest of the ingredients are optional, but it might taste better with a little honey in it, as well a splash of fresh lemon juice.

    mindbodygreen.com

  13. Roll Out to Warm Up

    If you’re looking for a fresh, effective way to help your group participants move better, why not include foam rolling in your next class? Chances are some of your attendees are curious and could use some guided instruction. This simple foam roller warm-up uses self-myofascial-release (SMR) techniques to warm up the fascia, allowing tissue...

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  14. Diaphragmatic Breathing’s Influence on Core Stability and Neck Pain

    Everyone from elite athletes to average clients can benefit from learning more about breathing or reprogramming the way they breathe. More specifically, by teaching them techniques that emphasize diaphragmatic breathing, you will help them meet their exercise goals.

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  15. Eating a Better Breakfast

    The alarm rings and you press “snooze” one time too many. By the time you roll out of bed, you think it’s too late for break- fast so you don’t eat. While some people do skip breakfast on a regular basis, it’s not a good idea. The potential perils include a more sluggish metabolism as the body shifts into starvation-re...

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