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

Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 1)

Without question, the year 2020 will go down as one of the most eventful, trying, and devastating years in the last several decades. It has been a year where global health—physical, mental, and emotional—has taken center stage. At the same time, 2020 will also be remembered as the year where people came together to show… Continue reading Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 1)