Education Pays, But Do You?
A QUICK TAKE-AWAY FROM THE IDEA FITNESS INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY 2004.
By Patricia Ryan, MS
uccessful fitness owners usually say that they have an educated staff, which leads to excellent customer service. A well-trained staff is so important that 59% of businesses require staff members to complete an in-house training program, according to respondents featured...
The search for ways to enhance performance and muscle growth through dietary manipulation is not new. Questions abound regarding the optimal amounts of protein, carbohydrate and fat needed to boost performance, while nutrition recommendations based on training goals are plentiful...
With all the hype today about protein being the most vital nutrient for athletes
(not true, by the way), many athletes
are beginning to look at carbohydrates
differently. The truth is, carbohydrates play an essential role in the diet because they are a key source of energy and provide the glucose necessary to replace the glycogen lost during training and competition.