Recent Posts by Claire Riley, B.S.

    B.S. Exercise Physiology

    What You Should Know Before Pursuing a Career in Nutrition Counseling

     

    Although discussing topics like macronutrients and meal prep is an important part of nutrition counseling, there is much more to the profession than the nitty-gritty details of what’s on someone’s plate.

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    What are the Best Ways to Boost the Immune System?

    Flu season is upon us, meaning that you might be giving your immune system more thought than usual. Your immune system generally works so well to defend your body against germs and disease that you barely notice it. However, a lapse in this protection can quickly cause concern.

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    7 Strategies to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

    Losing weight can be boiled down to a simple principle of burning more calories than you are eating. If you’re looking to lose weight, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of counting calories in order to drop body fat. But in many cases, this isn’t practical.

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    5 Ways to Take Advantage of the $3.4 Trillion Health and Wellness Industry


    Demand for health and wellness is higher than ever, and growing fast. The Global Wellness Institute, a research firm that focuses on areas like healthy eating, fitness, and anti-aging efforts, notes that wellness is a $3.4 trillion market. That makes it nearly three times larger than the $1 trillion worldwide pharmaceutical industry.

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    The Quick Guide to Using Instagram to Grow Your Personal Trainer Business

    When considering which social media platform deserves your main effort, it’s tough to beat Instagram. In December, the site reported it had 600 million users and is adding about 15 million new users every month. Although only a tiny slice of those might be sales leads for your personal trainer business, that share is enough to guarantee sustainable success for your company.

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    Top Social Media Platforms for Personal Trainers | AFPA Fitness

    A lot has changed since the days of picking up a few extra clients a month by hanging your business card or flyer up at the gym. Member referrals, word of mouth, and maybe a little bit of traditional advertising helped keep your personal training business booked with clients. Those methods still work, and referrals that come your way from clients you’ve helped achieve health and fitness goals are still the best source of business.

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    The Top 5 Factors That Determine Your Income as a Nutritionist

    How much money can you really make as a nutritionist? It’s a question that comes up a lot. You might be on a mission to help people learn to eat healthier to lose weight, reduce risk factors for chronic disease, improve body composition, or simply develop sustainable and healthy eating habits. It’s rewarding work. But you also want to be well-compensated for the hours you spend coaching and training clients, developing meal plans, and providing other services.

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    5 Superfood Smoothie Recipes For Your Clients

    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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    Personal Trainer Yearly Income: What to Expect in the Next 5 Years

    Particularly for trainers who have a certification, the next five years are likely to be exciting and profitable. That’s because personal trainers often have a range of opportunities available, from helping individual clients to leading group classes, all in a range of settings.

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    5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Enrolling in Nutrition School

    Whether you've been passionate about nutrition for years or you're considering adding nutritional insight to your health coaching or fitness training career, nutrition school can be the educational boost you need.

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