Private: All about fats
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by Emily Greffenius
2d ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD Are there “good” and “bad” fats? And how much fat, exactly, should a health-conscious person strive to eat? In this article, we’ll talk all about fats, including the effects of certain fats on your health, plus how fats work in your body. What is fat? Fat, an essential macronutrient, plays a crucial role in maintaining the proper functioning of your body. Fat is a concentrated energy source which contains more calories per gram than either carbohydrates or protein. (Fat contains 9 Calories per gram, whereas carbs and proteins contain 4 Calories per gram.) T ..read more
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All about fats
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by Emily Greffenius
3d ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD Are there “good” and “bad” fats? And how much fat, exactly, should a health-conscious person strive to eat? In this article, we’ll talk all about fats, including the effects of certain fats on your health, plus how fats work in your body. What is fat? Fat, an essential macronutrient, plays a crucial role in maintaining the proper functioning of your body. Fat is a concentrated energy source which contains more calories per gram than either carbohydrates or protein. (Fat contains 9 Calories per gram, whereas carbs and proteins contain 4 Calories per gram.) T ..read more
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Caliper | Personalities and Behaviors of Successful Health and Fitness Pros [Free PDF]
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by The Precision Nutrition Team
2w ago
Massive industry-wide survey reveals the personality characteristics linked to phenomenal success in the health and fitness industry. The post Caliper | Personalities and Behaviors of Successful Health and Fitness Pros [Free PDF] appeared first on Precision Nutrition ..read more
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Should you track your macros?
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by Emily Greffenius
3w ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are the foundation of any diet. These nutrients fall into a nutritional category called macronutrients, or “macros.” And if you’re in the health and fitness industry, you’ve no doubt heard of—or maybe even tried—precise macronutrient “formulas” or “splits” to achieve specific goals. But do you have to manipulate your macros—say, sustain a specific amount and ratio of carbs, proteins, and fat—to make athletic or aesthetic progress? What if you’re just trying to be healthy, in a general way? In other words: Should YOU be trac ..read more
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This woman lost 50 pounds, swam the English channel, and feels stronger than ever.
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by Camille DePutter
3w ago
Jenn and her wife Kristen knew they were neglecting their health. Despite having been an avid swimmer in high school, as the years went by, Jenn, 49, stopped exercising. She worked a highly stressful job in healthcare, and turned to food and cigarettes as outlets. At one point, she weighed 310 pounds. Jenn attempted to lose weight. “Name a diet, I’ve tried it,” she says. Yet nothing stuck—not even weight-loss drugs. “It doesn’t matter if a drug makes you feel full, if you don’t stop eating when you’re full,” she says. Then, in 2019, a happy memory made Jenn strive for something more. Looking b ..read more
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The benefits of saunas and ice baths: A zero-hype guide for boosting heart health, mood, and longevity
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by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD
1M ago
Reviewed by Greg Wells, PhD It was February in Toronto, Canada, during the lockdowns of the pandemic, and Greg Wells, PhD, was so very tired. “I was struggling with fatigue, general mental health, and feeling a bit down,” he says. A former elite swimmer, Dr. Wells had long used chilly baths and sweaty saunas as recovery tools. He was also familiar with the teachings of Wim Hof, the bearded Dutch athlete who’d earned fame for swimming in icy waters. So when Dr. Wells noticed thin sheets of ice floating on Lake Ontario, mere steps from his home, he thought, “Why not?” He called an old swimming f ..read more
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Private: Why accountability is an important part of achieving your fitness goals
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by Emily Greffenius
1M ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD When it comes to fitness and health, it’s easy to make big plans—and even easier to let them go. It’s too hard, you’re too tired, or you just can’t find the time to incorporate fitness into your regular routine. (Understandable. Change is hard, and if you’re like many of our clients, you have legitimate reasons for being busy and pulled in multiple directions.) Accountability in fitness can help you stay on track—even amidst a full, challenging life—and achieve your goals. Here’s how it works and how to leverage it. What is accountability? Accountability is ..read more
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Why accountability is an important part of achieving your fitness goals
Precision Nutrition Blog
by Emily Greffenius
1M ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD When it comes to fitness and health, it’s easy to make big plans—and even easier to let them go. It’s too hard, you’re too tired, or you just can’t find the time to incorporate fitness into your regular routine. (Understandable. Change is hard, and if you’re like many of our clients, you have legitimate reasons for being busy and pulled in multiple directions.) Accountability in fitness can help you stay on track—even amidst a full, challenging life—and achieve your goals. Here’s how it works and how to leverage it. What is accountability? Accountability is ..read more
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How to Set Realistic Fitness Goals
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by Emily Greffenius
1M ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD Clear and realistic goals are essential to success. These kinds of goals should provide you with a sense of empowerment and control. They should make you feel, in short, good. However, if you choose the wrong kind of goals, they can actually make you feel ashamed, demotivated, and unfocused. So, how can you set the “right” kinds of goals—and help your clients do the same? Let’s look at what realistic fitness goals actually look like, how to set them, and how to stay motivated as you go about achieving them. Why is it important to set fitness goals? Setting ..read more
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13 questions to ask your new health coach
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by Emily Greffenius
1M ago
Reviewed by Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD Signing up with a health coach is an investment. Time! Money! Doing stuff! It’s also an investment in yourself. With that in mind, we’re here to help you figure out how to find the best health coach for you, considering your fitness goals, lifestyle, and personality. Why you should interview your new prospective health coach Talking to prospective health coaches is really the only way to figure out if you “vibe” with them. If you’re going to invest time, money, and energy into this relationship, it should be with someone you feel comfortable with, and the w ..read more
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