Recent Posts by Claire Riley, B.S.

    B.S. Exercise Physiology

    Top 10 Cancer Fighting Antioxidant Loaded Supplements


    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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    How to Name Your Nutrition Coaching Business for Real Results

    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.

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    The 3 Most Popular Super Greens and Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

    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 of super greens 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 best 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.

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    10 Tips for How to Beat Chronic Bloating

    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 of gut health and bloating treatment.

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    6 Rewarding Careers in Health and Wellness You Haven't Heard Of

    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.

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    AFPA vs. Precision Nutrition: Nutrition Certification Comparison

    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 fitness nutrition 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.

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    6 Key Questions Personal Trainers Should Be Asking New Clients

    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 personal trainer questions to ask new clients before you think about scheduling them for their first workout session.

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    8 Signs You're Dehydrated and What You Can Do About It

    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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    Eight Natural Ways to Reduce Anxiety

    Dealing with chronic anxiety is no easy task. Those who suffer from it often struggle with an unfocused mind, heart palpitations, and an inability to sleep deeply each night. Not only do these symptoms compromise one’s quality of life, but research shows that stress and disease are intimately connected.

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    Top Wellness Trends to Watch for in 2019

    From intuitive eating to eco-friendly everything, we have made promising and dramatic wellness changes in the last year. Building on the progress we made in 2018, we can expect that wellness will only continue to become more accessible and conscientious in the new year.

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