How to Make a Successful Career Change Into Health & Wellness

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Sep 20, 2017 8:00 AM

Do you wake up feeling refreshed and energized because you can’t wait to start your work for the day? Are you constantly amazed by how committed, passionate, and motivated you feel, thanks to your career choice? If these feelings seem like they only happen to other people, you might be ready for a career shift.

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5 Exciting Careers in Nutrition That Pay Well

By Amy Occhipinti | Sep 13, 2017 10:00 AM

When it comes to exciting careers, health and wellness is a fast-growing, future-proofed profession that offers a way to change people’s lives—both clients’ and your own.

A major part of that momentum is nutrition, especially as people become more interested in improving their health. With seemingly conflicting nutrition news and research, there’s a strong need for professionals who can translate complex information and deliver it in a way that’s meaningful. Best of all, choosing a career in nutrition gives you flexibility when it comes to tailoring your career, because the field has a breadth of opportunity. Here’s a handful of top choices:

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The 5 Biggest Career Change Mistakes People Make in the Health and Wellness Industry

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Sep 6, 2017 8:00 AM

Deciding on a career path and sticking to it until retirement used to be the norm, but these days, it’s more likely to be the exception. Career changes abound now across a breadth of industries, and for some people, a college degree may be just a starting point.

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How to Land an Internship That Leads to a Career in Health and Wellness

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Aug 30, 2017 8:00 AM

When Katlynn Ferreira landed a nutrition-related internship at a hospital in Massachusetts, she was excited. It fit her plan for pursuing a career in health and wellness perfectly.

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Protein Supplements: What They Can and Can’t Do For You

By Brian Bender, Ph.D. | Aug 25, 2017 9:00 AM

In the strength-training world, it’s dogma. “Supplement with protein.” Some take it further, recommending the specific quantity, source, amino acid composition, and timing pre- and post-workout.  But will it help you build bigger muscles? Will they develop faster?  Will you gain any extra strength, at all?

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Careers in Health and Wellness: How to Break Into the Industry

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Aug 23, 2017 8:00 AM

Since you are passionate about health and wellness, it makes sense that you might contemplate shifting into becoming part of that world, rather than just an observer. But how do you break into an industry, especially if you have zero experience in it?

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How to Become a Personal Trainer Online: Follow These Steps

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Aug 16, 2017 8:00 AM

When Dave Smith decided he wanted to learn how to become a personal trainer, he earned a fitness certification and started training clients in the gym.

It was a great way to get started. But he wanted more control over his schedule, more time to spend with his family, a way to earn more money, and ultimately to help more people achieve their health and fitness goals.

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How to Land Your First Holistic Nutrition Client

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Aug 9, 2017 8:00 AM

You’ve researched and explored holistic nutrition, and now you’re ready to turn that passion into a profession. But when it comes to working with clients and sharing your insights, where do you begin?

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8 Steps For Creating The Perfect Fitness Website

By Mary Walton | Aug 8, 2017 9:00 AM

No matter what your business is, you need a website that makes you stand out from the crowd. With so much competition out there, you want to beat everyone else and show readers why you're the best. Now, there's no one formula to writing a perfect website, but there are several features that good websites have in common. Here's 8 steps to creating the best website for your fitness studio.

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12 Easy Ways to Fire Up Your Cardio Workout

By Evelyn Kail | Jul 28, 2017 9:00 AM

There are various cardio exercises to choose from regardless of whether one wants to lose some calories, burn fat, or enhance their health. The aim of a cardio workout is to increase intensity and the heart rate. While some people choose to use workout equipment such as elliptical trainers and treadmills, there are easier ways of doing these exercises. It is important though to remember that the ideal cardio exercise is one that an individual enjoys.

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