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Here's What the Best Nutrition Certification Programs Have in Common

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Dec 20, 2017 9:00 AM

When it comes to nutrition education, there are a number of programs that can promise enough breadth and depth to launch you into a career as a nutrition professional. But not all programs are equal—some have distinctive attributes that set them apart. Consider these top qualities as you’re comparing programs and deciding which to choose:

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Careers in Health and Wellness: How to Break Into the Industry

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Aug 23, 2017 8:00 AM

Since you are passionate about health and wellness, it makes sense that you might contemplate shifting into becoming part of that world, rather than just an observer. But how do you break into an industry, especially if you have zero experience in it?

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5 Fitness Jobs You Can Pursue with a Certificate

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Feb 14, 2017 8:00 AM

Have you always been passionate about a career in fitness but uncertain of how you could pursue it?

Whether you recently received a health-related degree, official certification, or you don't see a future at your current job; taking the proactive next step is essential to planning your career in fitness. One of the most desirable things about a career in fitness is the endless amount of opportunities. 

In this post, we will share five fitness jobs you can obtain with your certification:

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What It Takes to Become a Triathlon Injury-Prevention Specialist

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jun 29, 2015 9:00 AM

While a triathlon-coaching career alone can be highly rewarding, you can find even more success by finding your niche and standing out from the competition. Consider honing in on a speciality, such as an injury-prevention specialist, so you can take your clients from beginning to end and help them prevent injuries in the process. Next, define your objectives for acquiring education and launching your career as a triathlon injury-prevention specialist.

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What Are the Requirements to Become a Physical Therapist?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jun 18, 2015 9:00 AM

When in the market for a new career, one of the most appealing and desirable aspects of working in the health and wellness industry is the constant variety. With physical therapy, you have the chance to help clients and potential clients restore physical function and get back to their routines, while growing employment opportunities in different environments and locations. Before you jump into anything, however, you should have a clear idea of what a career as a physical therapist entails. It's also important for you to take a step back and decide what you would like to accomplish from your career move.

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Ready to Boost Your Training Plan? Check out Popular Certificates!

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Oct 28, 2014 9:00 AM

Are you ready to take your training plan up a notch? Many training experts are checking out popular certificates to increase their earnings and broaden their horizons. Whether you're a certified personal trainer interested in becoming certified in cardio kickboxing, or you have an interest in teaching Yoga; there are a variety of different certifications available to become more qualified and expand your clientele.

The fitness industry is a competitive market, so what better way to stand out from the competition then to take on multiple certifications. If you are certified in two or more areas you're more likely to have a much larger clientele and serve a wide range of individuals with different interests and fitness goals.

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