7 Pinterest Accounts to Motivate Your Nutrition Consulting Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jan 18, 2017 8:01 AM

Ask any recipe-hunting person in the kitchen trying to make a healthy meal, and they’re not going to be sifting through old-school cookbooks. These days people take selfies with their food, post pics of every meal, and even share videos with cooking tips, recipes, and how-to demonstrations. It’s exciting and engaging. And that’s what you want when you’re running a nutrition consulting business to help people dial in their diet.

There’s more than one online resource to point your clients to for healthy food ideas, keep them motivated, and avoid reverting to their old ways. But one of the best places to find healthy and tasty recipes, dieting strategies, and mouthfuls of motivation is Pinterest.

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4 Benefits of Sitting on a Stability Ball at Work

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jan 17, 2017 8:00 AM

Normal office chairs are notorious for negatively impacting your posture, especially if you are sitting in them improperly. Slouching in your chair may also lead to a decrease in your core strength. The solution? It may be replacing your office chair for a stability ball.

On a stability ball, you spend your time actively balancing, so your body automatically forms a more correct posture. This can alleviate any back or core strain that you may have previously experienced sitting in a chair.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Personal Training Clients Motivated in the New Year

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Jan 11, 2017 8:00 AM

When the calendar flips from December to January, it’s tough to resist the feeling of a fresh start. That’s why so many people make New Year’s resolutions and have high hopes of keeping them until the following year.

But, according to one research report, only 8 percent of those people will reach that goal. Ouch.

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Shoulder Injuries: Pain, Diagnosis & Exercise Rehabilitation

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Jan 10, 2017 8:00 AM

Over 1 million shoulder injuries are reported each year and occur primarily in a gym setting. Learn how you can prevent shoulder injuries from happening to you:

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Sports Nutritionist Salary: What Is Your Earning Potential?

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Jan 4, 2017 8:00 AM

Develop a nutrition plan for college-level athletes to dominate the competition, build muscle strength and endurance, and recover faster. Give a presentation about food as fuel to a group of coaches at a conference. Write a book to show parents how to serve up healthy snacks to keep their athletes in training ready for the game. Create a customized nutrition plan to help someone run a marathon, conquer a century-ride. Or help active, sports-minded people figure out a nutrition plan that fits their busy schedule.

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7 Ways To Have A Healthy Relationship With Food in 2017

By Evelyn Kail | Jan 3, 2017 2:05 PM


When it comes to leading a healthy life, the quality of what we eat is all that matters. Your food determines not just your health but your mood as well. Your ability to stay focused and be more productive largely depend on what you eat.

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How to Impact Lives with a Holistic Health Coach Certification

By Mark J. Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Dec 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Earning your certification as a holistic nutritionist can be a great opportunity to advance your career in the health and wellness field, but you’ll be doing more than expanding your professional prospects.

Becoming an advisor in holistic nutrition allows you to impact the lives of your clients in significant ways. Here are just a few that you can expect to see:

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5 Superfood Smoothie Recipes For Your Clients

By Claire Riley, B.S. | Dec 21, 2016 8:00 AM

Ever wonder how you can help your clients clean up their diet and eat healthier?

Most people who are used to eating the stereotypical American diet (fast food, soda, ice cream, pizza, desserts) are going to have a tough time making the switch to eating healthy...at first. In the United States, about 76 percent of adults don’t get enough fruits in their diet, and 87 percent don’t get enough vegetables in their diet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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17 Tips for A Successful Personal Trainer Business

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 20, 2016 8:00 AM

Running a successful Personal Training business can be accomplished if you follow these 17 tips!

If you are entering the profession of personal training, it is a time of growth and opportunity. Awareness of the benefits of personal training has been expanding for over a decade, as is the client market. This increased opportunity is accompanied by a huge influx of new personal trainers into the industry, which means increased competition.

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The Top 7 Holistic Nutrition Blogs

By Amy Occhipinti | Dec 14, 2016 7:54 AM


Those who follow nutritional shifts and research know that it can be challenging to translate the kind of complex information and advice that abounds today. Fortunately, we’re able to get expert opinions on what the latest developments might mean, particularly in holistic nutrition, which is one of the hottest areas of interest in the field. Here are seven blogs worth checking out:

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