“Tell me what I should be eating!” At some point during our careers, we have all heard this query from motivated clients. As a health [...]
Years ago when I was a personal trainer at a health club, my boss asked me to review a diet plan that he wanted to sell. He asked me because I obtained strong sales skills; I signed up more personal training clients than any of the other trainers combined. After careful review, I decided that the weight loss program was one of the best that I had seen, but it was still a diet.
Protein is one of the six nutrients that provide energy for the body. Protein not only provides energy, but also aids in regulation of hormones, enzymes, the immune system, and fluid balance, and aids in body structure—bones and connective tissue.1
Article compliments of Personal Training on the Net. It is ironic that in this age of information, people continue to be confused about supplements. While in America alone, about 20 billion dollars annually are spent on vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids and other nutritional products, studies still show that people in all walks of life (including fitness professionals) need a good foundation in basic supplement information to help them make informed decisions about which products might best suit their individual needs.