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    Recent Posts by Amy Occhipinti, M.S.

    Construct a Weight Loss Workout Plan that Your Clients will Love

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published September 25, 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Your clients are spending hours and a significant amount of money with you every single week, so nothing can be more frustrating for you and your client than when they aren't seeing the results they are looking for. Unfortunately, this can happen for a number of different reasons:

    1. There isn't enough 'variety' in the workout plans for your client.
    2. Trouble spots are not being targeted.
    3. Clients are only working out with you, and not outside of training days.
    4. You are focusing on strength training more than cardio, or vice-versa.
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    15 Tips for How to Attract Health Coaching Clients

    Forging a business in the health and wellness industry isn’t easy, even for certified professionals. Though there’s tremendous competition to secure clients and establish yourself as a health expert, the rewards of helping others (and making a living while doing it) are well worth it for many professional health coaches.

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    13 Top Superfoods Trending in 2019

    Do kale and quinoa feel like last year’s fads? Then it’s likely time for some new superfoods to find the spotlight. The healthy foods considered trendy change every few years, and these fads determine what winds up on store shelves (and in your smoothie)! If you’re curious which superfoods are going to catch attention in 2019, we’ve predicted below what thirteen superfoods are going to become trendy this year.

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    The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

    Everyone wants to live their healthiest life, but knowing where to start is far from easy. You don’t want to fall into the trap of following a fad diet, but navigating what your body really needs nutritionally isn’t always straightforward either.

    Should you pay more attention to the timing of your meals? Is It healthy for you to skip meals? Intermittent fasting is an eating strategy that addresses this crucial angle for your health. Many people have found that it makes a positive difference for their overall health.

    There’s a lot to unpack about this timed eating method, so let’s look at the details.

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    What You Need To Know To Become A Certified Nutritionist

    Thanks to your passion for nutrition, you may already be fielding questions from friends, colleagues, and family members about how to make better meal choices or the ways that nutrition can boost well-being on multiple levels. At this point, you may be ready to turn your interest into an actual career—and fortunately, you’d be choosing one that’s on a growth track.

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    What You Can and Can’t Do As a Health & Wellness Coach

    Are you looking to bring your passion for health to the next level, but are struggling with where to begin? Maybe you want to help people eat healthier and get more exercise, but you’re struggling with what steps to take to learn how to do so professionally. If this sounds like you, you’re an excellent candidate to become a certified health & wellness coach.

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    Leaky Gut: What Is It and How Do I Fix It?

    Strange as it is to think of health problems as responsive to fads, the truth is that their prevalence can ebb and flow in popular media. One condition that’s catching attention these days is leaky gut syndrome. While some doctors are adamant that the diagnosis isn’t real, others insist that it’s the explanation for the health problems suffered by thousands. But what is leaky gut, and how can you tell if you have it? We’ll dig into the details below.

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    Micronutrients: Their Importance and The Best Sources

    If you’re concerned about eating the right foods for optimal health, you’ll need to do more than count calories. In our previous article, we touched on the topic of macronutrients and the ways you could maximize your meals to take advantage of them. Here, we will talk about micronutrients; nutritional compounds that are equally important but needed in much smaller quantities.

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    What are Macronutrients? Everything You Need to Know

    If you’ve been in the fitness community for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard about macros.  Understanding the facts behind macros and about your personal nutritional requirements will make a difference in your own health journey.  In this article we’ll explore what macros are, how to know if you’re getting in the right ratios and the best foods for delivering them.

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    How Much Does It Cost To Become a Certified Nutritionist?

    With rates of obesity and chronic disease on the rise, nutritionists play a role that is more important than ever. If you’re ready to become a certified nutritionist, you’re making an important and impactful choice, and the best part is that becoming a certified nutritionist is financially achievable.

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