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  1. Workout nutrition illustrated. What to eat before, during, and after exercise.

    What to eat before, during, and after exercise. By John Berardi and Brian St. Pierre We all know that what you eat is important. But so is when you eat, especially if you're active. That's why, in this infographic, we share what to eat before, during, and after exercise. Notes: 1.

  2. 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...

  3. Seniors and Self Myofascial Release

    The condition of our connective tissue depends on two factors—how old we are and what we have done in our lives to keep our tissue healthy, hydrated and flexible. The health of connective tissue is a serious concern for older people, as movement restrictions can make it hard for them to perform simple activities of daily living. While pers...

  4. Exercise Necessary for Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery

    Those who undergo knee replacement surgery may also receive an exercise prescription from their doctors, if wind of a study makes its way to the orthopedic wing. The Arthritis Care & Research study (2009; 61 [2], 174–83) has determined that post-op exercise could be a must for knee replacement patients looking to make a full recovery. ...

  5. 5 Daily Moments to Make Better Decisions for Your Health

    Your daily health choices might seem trivial in the moment, but all those small decisions add up to either positive behavior change or a string of potentially health-harming habits. Here's how to make the most of everyday opportunities to eat well and stay (or get) in shape.

  6. My President Was Black

    A history of the first African American White House-and of what came next "They're a rotten crowd," I shouted across the lawn. "You're worth the whole damn bunch put together." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby In the waning days of President Barack Obama's administration, he and his wife, Michelle, hosted a farewell party, the full import of which no one could then grasp.

  7. Finding Balance With Tai Chi

    Over 35 years ago fitness industry visionary Ruth Stricker discovered tai chi, and it changed everything. “Tai chi is my favorite subject,” she laughs. “I’ve been to China 14 times—I kept going back because I just love the philosophy. It was the philosophy of tai chi that inspired The Marsh.”

  8. 3-Step Meal Planning on the Weekend

    As with any healthy change, taking an incremental-steps approach is the way to be successful. We know this is true of adopting a new exercise regimen or healthy eating routine, and the same goes for meal planning. Starting small, by planning out just one type of meal for the week, can prevent you from feeling overwhelmed by this process.

  9. The 3D Booty: Training the Glutes for Form and Function

    Booties, butts, glutes and rumps. Our fascination with enhancing our posterior spans the training spectrum, from the aesthetic-focused client to the performance-driven athlete. Yes, we want our backsides to look better, but we also need them to function more effectively, judging from the increasing number of knee and low-back injuries (Hoy et al. 2...

  10. Ankle Sprains: What Can Personal Trainers Do to Help?

    A sprained ankle has far–reaching effects that personal trainers need to understand to help clients heal and regain mobility.

  11. How to Fix Muscle Imbalance

    Core Knowledge When one muscle is stronger than its opposing muscle, you have an imbalance. For instance, if you do push-ups or bench presses daily, but never do rows, pull-ups, or other upper body pulling movements, there's a good chance your chest is far stronger than your back, and you likely have a strength imbalance.

  12. Why I lift weights. - Carla Birnberg

    Ive not lost my mojo-it's more life has conspired (neutering! volunteering!) to snag my time. The below is a nudge to myself. About voice. My voice. And how I *need* to make the time to re-find it. My Oakland gym. Much to my parents' chagrin I'm known for telling people I was not blessed with good genetics.

  13. 21 'Health' Foods You Should Never Eat

    Most people I meet think that they're pretty healthy. But when I probe a little deeper into their diets, I quickly find out that they are eating a lot of health foods you should never eat. I can't blame them. With all of the confusion surrounding labeling and advertising, buzzwords like "sugar-free," "all-natural" and even "organic" can be really confusing.

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      Many foods that are boasted as health foods really are not. Here are 21 so-called health foods that you should...

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      21 'Health' Foods You Should Never Eat

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