Recent Posts by Amy Occhipinti, M.S.

    Substitute Ingredients for Meat, Dairy and Fat

    There are many substitutions forand meat and dairy products, and fatty unhealthy ingredients; and more products are coming out all the time! Just the other day while shopping at my local grocery I noticed a new non-dairy product – Quinoa Milk! Regardless of your reason for choosing non-dairy, non-animal

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    Construct a Weight Loss Workout Plan that your Clients will Love

     

    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 when they aren't seeing the results they are looking for. Unfortunately, this can happen for a number of different reasons.

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    Non-Dairy Milk That Tastes Good

    Looking for a non-dairy alternative for optimal health and performance? Whether you make smoothies on a regular basis or enjoying a morning bowl of cereal, you’re probably using dairy or non-dairy milk. Nowadays it is common to see in the grocery many different types of milk besides just dairy and soy.

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    9 Powerful Foods to Fight Aging

    9 Powerful Foods To Fight Aging

    Many scientists believe that chronic inflammation, which is caused by various factors such as a bad diet, smoking and stress, triggers symptoms of aging. So step on the cigarette butt, let go of what's stressing you out, and clean up your diet with these nutrient dense, inflammation fighting foods, to help you obtain optimal health and slow the internal clock of aging.

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    11 Tips for A Healthy Detox

    11 Tips for A Healthy Detox

    Feeling some toxic build up from your winter months of hibernation? Well its time to break out, smell the fresh air and clear your system! Spring is a great time to detox your body of things that have bogged you down, backed you up andfilled you with congestion.

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    10 Workout Secrets for Lifelong Fitness

     

    10 Workout Secrets for Lifelong Fitness

    Getting and staying fit can be a challenge for some. For others it is a way of life. So what's the secret of people who have managed to make exercise a lifelong habit? Try following these top exercise tips and tricks, workout secrets or just food

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    Considering a Career as a Holistic Nutritionist?

    Are you considering a career as a holistic nutritionist? Or perhaps you already have your credentials and want to know what the next step is to becoming a successful Holistic Nutritionist.

    Here are some general questions and answers you may find helpful as to why you may want to pursue a career as a Holistic Nutritionist.

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    What Sugar Does To Your Body

     

    What Sugar Does To Your Body

    As Appeared in the AFPA ENews 2/12/14

    Too much sugar in your diet is not the best thing when it comes to eating (and living) healthy. We all know that, yet somehow saturated and trans fats, sodium or total calories get more of our attention.

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    6 Tips and Exercises for Overweight Clients

    Chances are at some point in your professional personal training career you are going to encounter the opportunity to work with an overweight or obese client. If you are seasoned personal trainer or a newbie to personal training, you may find these tips for training overweight clients helpful!

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    7 Keys to Being a Successful Personal Trainer

    You may define a successful personal trainer as getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame, and/or getting the correct or desired result of an attempt. Whatever your personal definition, below we have provided 7 simple keys to help you be a successful personal trainer by any standard.

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