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How Much Protein Do You Need To Eat Per Day To Lose …

Nutritional Guidelines suggest a daily intake of 1.6 and 2.2 grams of protein per kilogram, or .73 and 1 grams per pound to lose weight. Athletes and heavy exercisers should consume 2.2-3.4 grams of protein per kilogram (1-1.5 grams per pound) if aiming for weight loss. While many different diets can be successful for weight loss, the protein

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Active Recovery Workouts: What to Do on Your Rest Day

Posted: (53 years ago) Typical active recovery activities include walking, swimming, cycling, jogging, yoga, or active stretching (Ortiz et al. 2018). The key is to find an activity that’s low-intensity and keeps your heart rate at 30-60% of your maximum heart rate. If you don’t track your heart rate or don’t know what your maximum is, you can use the talk-test.

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The Best 5-Week Workout Plan for Beginners - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) Day 1: Full body resistance training session. Day 2: Rest day. Day 3: NEW: Interval Walk - Following a 5-minute warm-up, walk fast or jog 30 seconds; 1-minute moderate pace; repeating this for approximately 20 minutes. Finish with a 5-minute cool-down and passive stretch - (30 minutes) Day 4: Rest day.

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How to Pass the NASM-CPT Exam: 10 Steps for Success

Posted: (53 years ago) Number two, obtain your CPR ad prior to taking the exam. Number three, use the study guides never located in the course and they're going to help you prepare for the exam use those study guides. Number four, understand how questions can use more than one domain to derive an answer which we've reviewed.

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What to Look for in a Multivitamin (Blog + Infographic)

Posted: (53 years ago) The benefits of taking a multivitamin are manifold. As recent data suggests, having an inadequate intake of certain micronutrients may increase the risk of chronic diseases (3, 4). Taking a multivitamin- and the nutritional gaps that it can lessen- has the potential to help decrease the following risks for certain individuals (3, 4): Eye diseases.

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8 of The Best Squat Alternatives for Stronger Legs - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) Reverse Lunges. • Stand tall with good posture, abs engaged, and with feet hip width apart. • Step one foot back into the lunge, while keeping the weight in the front leg. • Push through the mid-foot of the front leg to come to a tall, standing position, and squeeze the glutes at the top of the movement. • Stay on the same leg to ...

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Stabilization Endurance: NASM's Optimum Performance …

Posted: (53 years ago) OPT Level 1: Stabilization Endurance. Reps: 12 to 20. (Single-leg workouts or arm variations: 10 reps each side) Sets: 1 to 3. Tempo: 4/2/1. Intensity: 50 to 70% of 1RM. Rest: 0 to 90 seconds. Circuit option: After warm-up, complete 1 set of all exercises with minimal rest between moves.

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The 9 Best Arm Exercises for Definition & Strength - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) Preparation. 1. Stand while holding a handle to a cable attachment, (your back to the machine) with your shoulder flexed. Movement. 2. Perform a triceps extension by extending your elbow until your arm is straight. 3. The only movement that occurs should be at the elbow— avoid flexing or extending your shoulder. 4.

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Nutrition and Behavior Change: Strategies for Helping …

Posted: (53 years ago) It has often been said that nutrition is 90% of the game and training just 10%. The truth is that fitness and nutrition are equally important for various reasons, and it's not just a 50/50 game because there are many other equally important habits or rituals paramount to the long term health of clients.. Sleep, socialization, types of training, behavior change, mobility, mental …

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Health & Fitness Blog - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) It’s Always Sunny-Ish: A Deep Dive Into Toxic Positivity. Darlene Marshall | July 8, 2022. There is a wide array of human emotions and experiences. Each of us inevitably feels a mixture of pleasant, challenging, positive, and difficult emotions, and feeling the range of reactions is natural and healthy. Read More.

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Weight Lifting for Weight Loss: Which Exercises & Workouts Are …

Posted: (53 years ago) Squeeze the glutes and lift the hips up until your shoulders, hips, and knees are in a straight line. Lower down to the starting position. The Tempo: One second to bridge up, squeeze and hold for 2 seconds at the top, 4 seconds to lower back to starting position. Progressions: Progress by lifting a leg at the top of the movement.

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Do Vibration Platforms Really Work? - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) Let's just talk about it. You stand on top of this platform and the platform vibrates. It shakes some of them undulate, they go side to side and they vibrate. Some of them go straight up and down. Some have kind of a three dimensional movement, but …

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How to Conduct a Fitness Consultation | NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) 2. Current starting place. 3. Goals and expectations for the future. Some trainers will combine the initial consultation with the first workout, and others separate the two. I like to do the initial consultation separately because it allows me to digest the multitude of information that I gather during the consultation.

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How Effective Are Resistance Band Workouts? - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) Tube Resistance Bands. Tube resistance bands or bands with handles are made to use instead of mimicking gym machines and dumbbell exercises. They can also easily attach to doors, bars, poles, or any stationary, sturdy object. These bands vary in resistance as well from 10-to 50 pounds and are generally best for pulling and pushing exercises.

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Health & Fitness Blog - NASM | Muscles

Posted: (53 years ago) Concentric, Eccentric, and Isometric Muscles. Mel Siff | September 29, 2021. The process of muscle contraction is central to all fitness, strength and sports training, yet there are many aspects of this apparently well-known phenomenon that are not adequately understood even at a more popular level. Read More.

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How to Cut Weight Effectively: 8 Tips for Short-Term Weight Loss

Posted: (53 years ago) How to Cut Weight: 8 Tips for Success. Set goals. Track progress. Schedule your workouts. Meal prep/plan ahead. Train to build muscle. Maximize Daily Calorie Burn. Focus on the timing of the cut. Drink plenty of water.

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Health & Fitness Blog - NASM | Weight Loss

Posted: (53 years ago) How to Cut Weight Effectively: 8 Tips for Short-Term Weight Loss. Kinsey Mahaffey | November 29, 2021. Cutting weight may not be the answer for long-term weight loss goals, but if you’re looking to lose body fat and increase muscle mass for an event that’s 2-4 months away, then doing a cut might be a strategy for you to consider.

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Core Stability Exercises: Targeting Progressive Core Training

Posted: (53 years ago) Originally appeared in the spring 2018 issue of the American Fitness Magazine.. Some fitness professionals see the word “core” as gimmicky and replace it with words like “trunk,” “center” or “column.” Others resist the term because they feel it lacks a clear definition. Here’s an easy, if slightly disconcerting, way to visualize the core: “Unplug” the arms, legs and head ...

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Health & Fitness Blog - NASM | Hypertrophy

Posted: (53 years ago) Muscular Hypertrophy Strategies for MMA Athletes. By: Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The combative sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) has gained a great deal of popularity on both a national and international scale, particularly with the emergence of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®.

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Reps in Reserve (RIR): What You Need to Know - NASM

Posted: (53 years ago) 6-12RM. RIR 0-2, Note: Train RIR 0 (to failure) only on the last set of a single-joint exercise. RIR 2-4 is best for multi-joint movements, and will avoid excessive muscle damage. Phase 4 Maximal Strength. 1-5RM. RIR 1-2, and occasionally, RIR 0. Phase 5 Power. 1-5 reps for strength and 8-10 reps for power. RIR 2-3.

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