AFPA Graduate of the Month: Genny Mack, Holistic Nutritionist

During the last 26 years, we’ve certified over 119,000 health, nutrition, and fitness professionals. Each month, we recognize one of our distinguished graduates who use what they have learned to inspire others and make a difference.  Original source: https://www.afpafitness.com/blog/https/www.afpafitness.com/blog/gennymack

Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 2)

2020 has been a year of challenges, pain, and transformation in numerous forms. Most industries have experienced difficult, unprecedented changes and have been obligated to look inward to find ways to adapt to changes and be part of the solution in a time of need. The health and wellness industry is no exception, as the… Continue reading Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 2)

5 Antinutrients You Should Know About

Nutrients are the components found in food and beverages that have important functions in the body. You’ve heard of the main categories of nutrients—carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals—but have you heard of antinutrients? Original source: https://www.afpafitness.com/blog/5-antinutrients-you-should-know-about

Client Engagement Is Essential to Personal Training—And Technology Is the Key to Unlocking It

Scenario: A personal trainer, Cameron, greets her client, Rodney, and leads him through a workout while Rodney’s Apple Watch tracks his heart rate and active calories burned. For the following week, Cameron builds a training plan for Rodney, including a few independent workouts and daily habits, and Rodney completes them. The next week, a scheduling… Continue reading Client Engagement Is Essential to Personal Training—And Technology Is the Key to Unlocking It

Do Plant-Based Diets Meet Protein Needs?

There is not a more contentious subject around the discussion about plant-based diets than the protein debate. Skeptics question the quality and quantity of proteins from plant foods and whether they readily meet people’s protein needs.  Original source: https://www.afpafitness.com/blog/do-plant-based-diets-meet-protein-needs