This year has been a year of unprecedented events that have caused profound changes in the way we view and carry out work, socialize, do errands, take classes, and use our downtime.
Lifestyle has effects on various aspects of the body, more than one can imagine. The risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and other heart diseases is directly linked with our daily diets and can affect the body drastically.
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We’ve mentioned before that your website functions as the digital waiting room for your nutrition coaching business. Following that analogy, your business name is the front door. Before your potential clients enter the waiting room to get more acquainted, your business name greets them and tells them who you are, what you do, and how you do it. Your name not only sets the tone for your business, it is also intertwined with so many other aspects of doing business, from building websites to securing a bank account.
Every time you follow a fitness influencer on Instagram, read a new blog post or watch a YouTube video you are no doubt overwhelmed by people telling you to add the latest super green to your daily diet. There are spirulina smoothies, chlorella shakes and moringa teas all claiming to be the answer to a myriad of health problems. While you may be inspired to add a few of these to your health routine, you may also be wondering what exactly the benefits are, as well as how to incorporate them into your diet. Super greens by their very nature are good for you, there is no doubt about it, but as with any new supplement you want to be sure you know what you’re taking before including it in your regimen. We have put together a guide of the top 3 trending super greens right now to show you what they are, why they’re good for you and how to add them to your diet.
Does your stomach look distended no matter what you eat? You might be dealing with chronic bloat, an inconvenient digestive condition that can impact your quality of life. Bloating can be challenging to address unless you understand what’s causing your symptoms in the first place, so this article will dive into the details.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published July 2017 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
When talking about a job in health and wellness, people are likely to think of yoga instructors, fitness class leaders, personal trainers, and dieticians. After all, personal trainers like Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper from The Biggest Loser or Chris Powell from Extreme Weight Loss capture the attention of millions of people who tune in to see them help clients make amazing transformations. However, there are many different ways to pursue your passion beyond helping others lose weight. Careers in health and wellness don’t have to be limited to personal training or nutrition services.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2016 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
When turning your passion for nutrition and wellness into a career track, it’s likely that you’ll consider a certification program. Not only does this type of program give you the in-depth educational resources that help you master the topic, but it also communicates a level of credibility and confidence to your clients.
A certification lets them—and potential employers—know that you’ve undertaken a rigorous and research-centered approach to learning about nutrition, which gives you the insights you need to help others.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published March 2016 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
As a personal trainer, it's always important to get to know your prospective clients as much as possible before determining that they'd be a good fit for your services. All too often, however, personal trainers don't understand the right questions to ask to get a true feel for a potential client.
In general, there are six key questions that you should be taking the time to ask all new clients before you think about scheduling them for their first workout session.
Did you know that the human body is made up of approximately 60% water?
Water is crucial for healthy digestion, proper breathing, and just about every basic function. When you don’t have proper fluid levels, dehydration can occur which can lead to various less than favorable side effects.
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