Resistance Training Volume Is the Key to Muscle Size

Resistance training volume (RTV) is the total amount of work performed during a session of lifting; in other words, RTV = reps x sets x load...

Recipe for Health: Orange-Spinach Smoothie

The gravel-voiced sailor man was smart to make spinach his vegetable of choice. This green giant has a wealth of nutritional highlights, inc...

Have a Ball Workout

This fun format incorporates exercise balls into cardiovascular and strength intervals. Each 8-minute round uses either a stability ball or ...

Bug Off, High-Fat Diets

High-fat diets have their fans on social media, but the pro-keto crowd is probably not cheering a recent finding that suggests a higher-fat,...

Choose Food First, Then Hit The Gym

A healthy postexercise snack can kickstart recovery, whereas a poor food choice can quickly undo a good workout.

How to Answer 3 of the Most Common Nutrition Questions Like a Pro

As a fitness professional, you probably get a LOT requests for diet- and nutrition-related advice. That’s why we created this cheat sh...

Traits of a Top Manager

As an owner or a manager, could you be putting off talented trainers without knowing it? We asked some top fitness pros what they look for w...

Career Corner: Uplevel Your Knowledge to Attract (and Keep) Clients

Meet IDEA FitPro U Labs. Your source for free online courses. Each course is under 1 hour and includes activities to keep you on track and e...

Ask the RD: Are There Health Benefits to Nutritional Yeast?

Question I like the flavor of nutritional yeast flakes on steamed vegetables. What makes this yeast nutritional? Does it provide health b...

Sample Class: Barre-Cardio-Core

When you take the strong, efficient movements of barre and mix in cardiovascular intensity and a comprehensive core routine, you get a winni...

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