8 Controversial Nutrition Topics of 2021

    In spite of the countless rich and complex cultures that humans have cultivated on this earth, we all have the same basic biological needs. These include water, air, warmth, and food. 

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    4 Ways to Measure Your Client’s Fitness Progress without a Scale 

    Craft individualized workout program, check. Walk your client through every movement to ensure proper lifting form and technique; check.

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    AFPA Graduate of the Month: Kayla Jury, Holistic Health Coach

    During the last 26 years, we’ve certified over 119,000 health, nutrition, and fitness professionals. Each month, we recognize one of our distinguished graduates who use what they have learned to inspire others and make a difference. 

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    The Scoop on Added Sugars: 7 Things You Need to Know

    Refined carbohydrates, complex carbohydrates, added sugars, natural sugars, non-nutritive sweeteners…

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    8 Ways Personal Trainers May Design Healthier Post-Pandemic Weight Loss Programs

    An Overview of Weight Loss the “Healthy Way”

    A program targeting weight loss helps clients decrease overall body weight. Further, this bodyweight change ideally and intentionally focuses on losing fat but can also unintentionally consist of protein, muscle, and other bodily substances. 

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    Postnatal Fitness: Exercising After Pregnancy

    The postpartum recovery period comes with its own set of physical changes.

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    8 Best Practices for Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet

    Plant-based diets have gained popularity in the health, wellness, and nutrition world, as evidence has rapidly piled up around the benefits of eating patterns where most foods come from plants rather than animals. 

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    10 Tips to Prevent Injury When Designing a Client's Routine

    Client injury. Also synonymous with the word “nightmare” when you’re a certified personal trainer, especially when the said injury is sustained as a direct result of your training program.

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    6 Marketing Dos and Don’ts for Health and Wellness Entrepreneurs 

    Health and wellness entrepreneurs often have mixed feelings about marketing. 

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    What Is Ideal Body Weight and How to Calculate It 

    Ideal body weight, also called lean body weight, is a family of indexes that have been used for almost 150 years. It is used in emergency settings, and its use has been reinforced during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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