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Can Nutritionists Offer Fitness Advice to Clients

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Jun 20, 2018 8:30 AM

Every nutritionist is invested in the health of his or her clients—after all, most choose the profession as a way to make a difference in the lives of others and encourage better lifestyle behaviors.

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5 Common Fears for Yoga Virgins and the Not-So-Scary Truth

By Nikki Arnone | Jun 18, 2018 7:45 AM

According to a worldwide survey released in January, yoga is now among the top ten fitness trends in the world. Social media news feeds are exploding with images of perfectly styled yogis bending themselves into jaw-dropping poses. And while these experienced practitioners may be inspiring to look at, all this fancy yoga hubbub can scare off newcomers. (How did she get her foot behind her head, anyway?!)

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17 Tips for A Successful Personal Trainer Business

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Jun 13, 2018 9:15 AM

If you are entering the profession of personal training, right now is a time of growth and opportunity. Awareness of the benefits of personal training has been expanding for over a decade, as has the client market.

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What are the Best Hormone Balancing Foods? Tips for Getting Started

By Rebecca Binford, B.S. | Jun 11, 2018 7:45 AM

Is your body feeling out of whack for no discernible reason? The problem might be your hormones. Imbalanced hormone levels can lead to a host of health problems, from inflamed skin to mental stress and extra belly fat. Getting your hormone levels back under control can clear up these issues, and your diet is the perfect place to start. But what are the best hormone balancing foods for restoring your health? Let’s dive into the details.

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What to Look for in an Online Health Coach Certification Course

By Claire Riley, B.S. | Jun 6, 2018 9:03 AM

Becoming a health coach can be a satisfying and rewarding career choice in a fast-growing field, but where do you start?

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10 Apps and Software That Nutrition Consultants Can Use With Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | May 30, 2018 7:48 AM

As a nutrition consultant passionate about helping others live a healthier lifestyle, you stay on top of the latest trends so you can provide the best experience for your clients. Your expertise is second to none, but are you also staying on top of the apps and software to help you attract more clients and improve client relationships?

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Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Megan Caldwell, Owner of FIT4MOM Cedar Mill

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | May 23, 2018 8:00 AM
We are excited to share the stories of some of our past AFPA graduates, such as Megan, in our “Find Your Inspiration” blog series.

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8 Benefits of Chia Seeds and Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

By Claire Riley, B.S. | May 21, 2018 9:00 AM

Did you survive the 1990s without owning a chia pet? Those funky decorations are making a comeback, but not for the reasons you think. This time, the seeds themselves get all the credit. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are a surprisingly nutritious, versatile cooking ingredient, and they can be effortlessly incorporated into almost any recipe.

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared of Eating Fruit

By Brian Bender, Ph.D. | May 18, 2018 9:00 AM

Sugar is bad, and fruit has loads of it. Ergo, fruit is bad, right?  With so much contradictory information on nutrition and healthy eating on the web, it can be hard to keep track of what’s true these days. And in some circles, fruit has become a bogeyman.

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Top Resources for Landing Your Dream Job in Nutrition

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | May 16, 2018 7:40 AM

Your passion for the health and fitness industry has brought you to this important moment: You’re ready to start the search for your dream job in nutrition! There are hundreds of websites that are useful for job hunting across just about any industry, and you’ve probably heard of them all: Indeed, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Monster, CareerBuilder, and the list goes on and on.

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