Diet & Nutrition

How to Power Up the Heart Through Exercise and Nutrition

Hello Fitness Professionals! Chances are if you’re not already working with a client with a heart condition, you will, and we want to prepare you for this. The statistics are alarming and heart disease is no joke. The good news is, according to recent studies, heart disease may be prevented, even reversible through exercise and dieting.

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Fact or Fiction? All Calories Are Created Equal.

A new research study on protein overfeeding is causing a bit of a stir in the fitness community. The study in question, authored by Dr. Jose Antonio et al, evaluated body composition changes in a group of men and women that consumed an additional 800 calories of protein each day (to the tune of more than 5 times the daily RDA for protein!) versus a group consuming a maintenance diet. Here is a brief rundown of the methodology and findings.

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