Most fitness enthusiasts who have had their sights set high on muscle growth have certainly heard of creatine if they aren’t already taking it. If…READ MORE
Liver Health Awareness: The Risks of Supplement Toxicity
For many years, research has suggested that many commonly used bodybuilding supplements pose a significant threat to the liver, including non-steroid products sold online or…READ MORE
Fueling For Success: Pre and Post Workout Meals
In an effort to maximize energy stores during a workout, and ensure adequate recovery post-workout, proper nutritional fueling provides the key to success. Knowledge in…READ MORE
Heavy Metals In Protein Powders: Are They Safe to Consume Regularly?
Clients often seek out their personal trainers’ opinions on the best protein powder to consume following tough workouts. This seems like such a harmless and…READ MORE
Should Personal Trainers Recommend BCAA’s to Their Clients?
Have the “Protein Police” been dethroned by the Ace of Amino Acids? The functioning and cultivating of skeletal muscle lies at the core of our…READ MORE
NFPT Live: How Does Caffeine Impact Your Personal Training Clients? – Ep 19
Caffeine can be good or bad depending on the person, the situation and the goal. Update your knowledge about this drug of choice and how…READ MORE
This Sweet Truth May Turn Your Protein Shake Sour
Is it possible for a “clean” protein source to work against your muscle gaining goals and harbor toxic chemicals? The answer may terrify you and…READ MORE
What are Dietary Supplements?
Dietary supplements are ingestible products such as vitamins, minerals, herbs, enzymes, plant-based ingredients, and amino acids, that are intended to provide some additional nutritional benefit…READ MORE
When Personal Trainers Recommend Supplements: Liability and Best Practice
While maintaining a stress-free lifestyle, healthy eating, and staying active are the best prescription for optimal health, our personal training clients aren’t always able to…READ MORE
Don’t Let Your Training “Run Down” Vitamin Stores
At some point during our careers, we have all heard this query from motivated clients: “Tell me what I should be eating!” As a health…READ MORE
Be Magnificent With Magnesium
Open any fashion magazine these days, and you are sure to be visually bombarded by advertisements. Whether it is age-rewinding make-up or figure-flattering jeans, it…READ MORE
For Health & Money: Sorting out Supplements
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.READ MORE