Fitness Coach Mark http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:05:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Metabo-What? http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/metabo-what/ http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/metabo-what/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:00:39 +0000 http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/?p=506 We all want a higher metabolism and every fitness guru throws the word around, yet very few actually define it. If I were to ask you what metabolism means, could you tell me? Here’s a typical response: “It’s that thing that skinny people have and I don’t. Skinny people have a high metabolism and can …

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We all want a higher metabolism and every fitness guru throws the word around, yet very few actually define it. If I were to ask you what metabolism means, could you tell me? Here’s a typical response: “It’s that thing that skinny people have and I don’t. Skinny people have a high metabolism and can eat whatever they want, yet I even look at a cookie and I gain two pounds.”

What if you too could rev up your metabolism and be one of those people who could eat whatever you wanted (within reason, of course)? The good news is that you can, it just takes some changes to make it possible.

Metabolism simply means the speed with which your body burns through food. If you want to increase your metabolism, then you simply need to tell your body to burn through food faster, which means putting unprocessed foods into your body frequently. If you do this your body will, in turn, increase the speed with which it burns through that food.

For example, say you were only given one banana to survive off of each day. Would your body want to burn through that banana quickly? Or would it take its time so that you have energy for later? Now, what if you were to eat a meal every three hours? Your body would then burn through that food rather quickly since you’re giving yourself an ongoing supply of energy. Quite contrary to popular diet wisdom isn’t it?

That’s where diets fail you! Diets teach you to avoid food, which will create rapid weight loss in a short period of time. However, more weight ends up coming back. What has happened is you’ve slowed down your metabolism as a result of your diet.

From now on anytime you see the word “diet”, be warned! Diets wreak havoc on metabolism. Sure you might be saying, “But I’ve lost 20 lbs before on Atkins, I’ve lost 10 lbs on Weight Watchers, and I’ve lost 15 lbs on Slim-Fast.” Well, if any of those had actually worked, you wouldn’t have had to try all three diets, nor would you be reading this right now! The good news is, none of those diets work for anyone in the long-term. Advertisements with thin models deceive you into thinking that these diets work, so you buy the product. Score one for the company, they’ve just made a sale- but do they care about what actually happens to you? That psychological game continues when the diet doesn’t work, and you feel the blame. But you’re NOT to blame.

There are three components to metabolism:

  • Muscle (the amount you have)
  • Thyroid hormones
  • Frequency and type of meals you ingest

Dieting also has a negative impact on your thyroid hormones. By not eating enough food to sustain proper functioning, the thyroid will alter its production of T3 and T4 hormones which will slow down metabolism.

Fat tissue is burned in muscle. The more muscle you have on your body the more calories you burn. Ever wonder why men can eat more than women? This is one of the reasons. You have to perform resistance training to stimulate muscle in order to increase your metabolism. If you’re not on a resistance-training program yet, you should be. The benefits outside of weight loss are numerous, but any weight loss program that neglects resistance training is flawed from the beginning.

Finally, how often you eat throughout the day as well as the quality of those calories will have a direct impact on metabolism. Eating five to six meals a day rather than the typical three meals a day is superior when it comes to fat loss. Studies have shown that when two groups of people ate the same number of calories per day, the group that ate more often not only burned more body fat, but also decreased their blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Sounds like a win-win situation to me. The tough part is actually being able to eat that often throughout the day. Later articles will share tips and tricks on how to master this tough challenge.

In the meantime, be sure you eat enough food frequently, and start a resistance-training program immediately. You too will start losing body fat and enjoy being one of those eat-what-I-want people.

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Statins, Cholesterol & Your Health http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/uncategorized/statins-cholesterol-your-health/ http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/uncategorized/statins-cholesterol-your-health/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:59:42 +0000 http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/?p=32 Thirty six million Americans take a statin every day, generating annual sales of 26 billion for the manufacturers, and making two statins – Lipitor and Zocor – the top two best-selling drugs in the USA. Numerous doctors are coming forward and taking a different stance on statin usage. Osteopathic physician Dr. Joesph Mercola has stated …

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Thirty six million Americans take a statin every day, generating annual sales of 26 billion for the manufacturers, and making two statins – Lipitor and Zocor – the top two best-selling drugs in the USA. Numerous doctors are coming forward and taking a different stance on statin usage.

Osteopathic physician Dr. Joesph Mercola has stated the following, “That these drugs have proliferated the market the way they have is a testimony to the power of marketing, corruption and corporate greed, because the odds are very high— greater than 100 to 1—that if you’re taking a statin, you don’t really need it.”

Is Dr. Mercola alone? Hardly! In fact, way back in 1977 five studies came to the conclusion that total cholesterol is a not a risk factor for heart disease. What about the touted “bad” LDL cholesterol (that actually serves beneficial roles in the body)? The same studies showed that LDL is marginal at best for predicting heart problems, and that your Triglyceride:HDL ratio was the best predictor of heart disease.

In fact dozens of studies show that low levels of cholesterol (below 150) increase our risk of cancer seven-fold, and levels below 160 can increase one’s risk of stroke and mental diseases. To me this makes perfect sense as our brain is heavily dependent upon cholesterol to properly function. More than twenty studies show that seniors with high cholesterol live longer than those with low cholesterol.

Dr. George Mann who is part of one of the longest running trials spanning three generations describes the cholesterol topic as, “Greatest scam in the history of medicine”.

The question begs to be asked; if total cholesterol is meaningless for heart health, why are statins prescribed, and do they actually show to be of benefit? Dr. Dwight Lundell, heart surgeon who has performed over 5,000 heart surgeries explains what the research actually shows behind statin medications:

Do modestly lower heart attack rates in middle-aged men with heart disease
DO NOT lower death rates in men who do not have heart disease
DO NOT decrease death rates or heart attack rates in women
May not be beneficial due to cholesterol lowering effects, but are anti-inflammatory

Whether or not a statin should be prescribed to you is easy, just look at the first three bullet points above. Which category do you fall into?

What about the side effects of statin drugs? I could devote a whole article to these, but in short they include: memory loss, increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart failure, muscle aches and pains and tendon/ligament damage. Some of the side effects can be lessened by discussing Co-Q10 (better yet Ubiquinol) supplementation with your doctor. Statin medications can deplete Co-Q10 levels in the body by 50% in just thirty days. Co-Q10 is vital to every cell in your body for energy production and especially for your heart.

To summarize, statin drugs carry a host of side effects and are proven to only be effective for an extremely small percentage of the population. The fact that they are anti-inflammatory leads me to question, are there safer alternatives out there that can accomplish the same thing? Be in charge of your health and work with your doctor to come up with the best strategy to improve your health. Very rarely will the best answer be in a prescription bottle.

A few really great videos on the subject can be found here:

http://vimeo.com/12515845

http://vimeo.com/12516115

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Big Fat Lies http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/big-fat-lies/ http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/big-fat-lies/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:56:57 +0000 http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/?p=14 The role of nutrition in disease prevention can at times be simpler than it is made out to be. However, when you start focusing on several different factors of how conventional dietary advice has led us astray, it can become a bit more complex. I’ve done my best to keep this article as simple as …

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The role of nutrition in disease prevention can at times be simpler than it is made out to be. However, when you start focusing on several different factors of how conventional dietary advice has led us astray, it can become a bit more complex. I’ve done my best to keep this article as simple as possible. My hope is that the average reader can come away with a better understanding of the lies we’ve been fed, and at the same time find just a “few” references available in the event you wish to open up a discussion on health and wellness with your health professional.

Today, 1 in 3 people are pre-diabetic or diabetic and 66% of the U.S. population is either overweight or obese. The standard dietary recommendations from the government, medical professionals, nutritional experts, and non-profit organizations like the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association follows a low-fat, high carb approach. That advice was propagated by the government in 1980. I’d say we’ve got some catching up to do.

Since such recommendations made Americans fear the intake of whole, unprocessed foods such as butter, beef, whole eggs (yes, the yolk too), and coconut oil, the development and marketing of processed, fake “health” foods has exploded and so has our weight.

 

 

The presumptions about food in the 1970s and 1980s were based on two flawed ideas. First, that eating fat makes us fat, and second, that fat in the diet – specifically saturated fat and cholesterol – was associated with an increased risk of heart disease.

Setting the Record Straight

Myth #1: Fat makes you fat

Fact: Excess of any macronutrient (fat, carb, protein) over prolonged periods can lead to weight gain. However, not all macros are created equal. While it is true that carbs and protein have less than half the calories of fat, looking at food from a pure mathematical aspect does not fully explain how the body treats each macro differently.

For example, in this study comparing a fat/protein breakfast (whole eggs) to one of mainly carbs (bagels), researchers found that those eating the egg breakfast compared to the bagel based breakfast reported lower levels of hunger and on average consumed 400 calories less per day.[1]

Another study looked at how a low-fat diet compared to a low-carb diet could possibly lead to more difficulty maintaining weight after weight loss. In this study they found that those on a low-fat diet saw greater reductions in resting metabolic rate than those on a very low-carb diet.[2]

So, if we wanted to design an ideal meal or diet that would lead to a) increased hunger, b) the consumption of more calories, and c) a bigger decrease in metabolic rate, what would that meal or diet look like? There are a few distinct ways this “advice” could have unintended consequences.

Numerous other studies on a higher fat/low-carb diet have shown weight loss as well.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9] In fact, most of the time this type of diet outperforms lower fat diets up to the six month mark, though by year’s end they tend to be equal.

What about skim versus whole milk? Well, it should be clear by now that fat does not make us fat. Fat keeps us fuller longer, and helps us absorb fat soluble vitamins. Take this recent study comparing weight in 2-4 yr olds.[10] What they found was that those who drank whole milk had the lowest Body Mass Index (BMI, which is weight/height), those that drank 2% milk had the next lowest BMI, and those that drank 1% milk had a higher BMI than the other two groups.

While the study could lead us to believe that reducing fat in milk causes kids to weigh more, it does not definitively provide that proof. This is an observational study only, but what this study can show us is that higher fat in milk does NOT cause increased weight.

To use this graph from earlier, if fat did indeed making us fat, why is it that obesity rates were lower prior to Americans being instructed to reduce fat?

 

 

Myth #2: Fat, specifically saturated fat causes heart disease.

Fact: Saturated fat has not been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD).[11] Let me repeat that again. Saturated fat has not been shown to be associated with CVD.

I could write a book on this topic alone, but it has been become clear over recent years that the original saturated fat and heart disease studies had serious design flaws.[12][13] And, those studies were observational, which could never have proved a direct link between the two anyway.

One type of saturated fat that is showing some benefit is the kind found in coconuts. Coconut oil has long been made a villain, but evidence shows that some societies consumed copious amounts of coconuts as part of their native diet without detrimental health problems.[14] More recent research is showing them to be even beneficial for heart[15] and dental health[16]. And while it’s way too early to tout coconut oil as a treatment for Alzheimer’s, it does have some unique properties (medium chain triglycerides) that warrant further investigation.[17]

In a systemic review of dietary factors and heart disease, the authors commented:

“The general consensus from the evidence currently available is that a reduced consumption of saturated and trans–fatty acids and a higher intake of fruits and vegetables, polyunsaturated fatty acids including omega-3 fatty acids, and whole grains are likely beneficial.

This is reflected in the revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 from the US Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture.24

However, little direct evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) supports these recommendations. In some cases, RCTs have not been conducted, and RCTs that have been conducted have generally not been adequately powered or have evaluated surrogate end points rather than clinical outcomes.

Despite this lack of information, evidence-based recommendations derived from cohort studies have been advocated. This is cause for concern because dietary advice to limit the intake of a certain nutrient (ie, dietary fat) may result in increased consumption of another (ie, carbohydrates), which can have adverse effects on coronary heart disease risk factors…We found strong evidence that trans–fatty acids are associated with CHD risk, but weak evidence implicating saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids and total fat intake.”[18]

Myth #3: Higher fat diets worsen our lipid (cholesterol) profile.

Fact: It sounds crazy, but the idea that cholesterol causes heart disease is widely accepted to be false.[19][20] What seems to be among the underlying causes is chronic inflammation.[21] In fact, your lipid numbers are actually helped by a higher fat/low-carb diet[22][23][24][25][26][27] and at the very least are just as beneficial to a low-fat diet.[28][29] The role of oxidized cholesterol is also leading some to question about the simplicity of labeling all LDL as “bad” cholesterol.[30][31][32]

Myth #4: Eating cholesterol raises blood cholesterol.

Fact: Again, one must first assume that cholesterol causes heart disease, which it does not.[33][34] But, let’s assume for the moment that it did. For the majority of people, if they eat more cholesterol, their body produces less, and if they eat less, their body produces more.

However, about 25% of people are hyper-responders and may see a bump in their total cholesterol[35][36], but this is because of an increase in both HDL and LDL levels, which is considered a “wash” by even those that still fear higher blood levels of cholesterol. Emerging evidence points to the importance of the size and if oxidized LDL particle[37] and triglyceride levels being for heart health[38], both of which are improved by a lower-carb diet.

Myth #5: To lower your risk of diabetes, decrease fat and saturated fat intake.

Fact: Excess processed carbohydrates in the diet along with sedentary lifestyles are likely the main drivers in the diabetes epidemic today.[39] A recent meta-analysis has shown that low-carb diets, and Mediterranean Diets (though usually lower in saturated fat) kicked low-fat diets’ butts when it came to improving health status’ of diabetics.[40]

Other studies show that low-carb diets work well for blood sugar control as well.[41],[42],[43] One review mentions a study comparing intake of saturated fat and monounsatured fat being equal, yet no significant difference in blood sugar control following a meal.[44]

Myth #6: To lower your risk of heart disease, replace butter with “buttery spreads” that contain “heart-healthy” vegetable oils.

Fact: Numerous people in the health field have been saying for years that vegetable oils, because they are easily oxidized and throw off the balanced ratio of omega 3s to omega 6s in the diet are anything but “heart-healthy”, and likely cause much more harm than good.

Just recently “recovered data” from a 1970s study was reported on in which people reduced butter intake for safflower oil (one of the common vegetable oils). Keep in mind this is what the American Heart Association recommends for improving heart health. The study found that those who changed their diet and dropped butter intake for vegetable oil died sooner and suffered more heart problems than those who did not.[45]

This is such an important finding that I’m actually going to quote the study’s authors

Conclusion: Advice to substitute polyunsaturated fats for saturated fats is a key component of worldwide dietary guidelines for coronary heart disease risk reduction. However, clinical benefits of the most abundant polyunsaturated fatty acid, omega-6 linoleic acid, have not been established. In this cohort, substituting dietary linoleic acid (safflower oil) in place of saturated fats (butter) increased the rates of death from all causes, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease. An updated meta-analysis of linoleic acid intervention trials showed no evidence of cardiovascular benefit. These findings could have important implications for worldwide dietary advice to substitute omega-6 linoleic acid, or polyunsaturated fats in general, for saturated fats.”

So, what about those worldwide dietary recommendations that need changing? While it’s no big surprise to me, considering the amount of money at stake the American Heart Association released a statement that basically stated their recommendations are not going to change.[46]

Are You Different?

I will end this article on a personal note. Ultimately, we can talk studies all day long, or we can actually try them out and see what works for us, which some people are doing in what they call an “n of 1” (or n=1) experiment. I’ve done this myself. If you care to read about my experience, you can find it here http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/i-should-be-dead/

Summary: TL;DR = Too Long Did Not Read

  1. Fat does not make us fat.
  2. Fat, saturated fat and cholesterol do not cause heart disease
  3. Low-carb/high-fat diets outperform low-fat diets in the short-term for weight loss and outperform them as well when it comes to improving your cholesterol numbers and measures of blood sugar control in relation to diabetes.
  4. Advice to ditch butter for vegetable oil in the hopes it would protect our health have been shown to be completely wrong and have caused more deaths than butter ever has.

 

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I Should Be Dead http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/i-should-be-dead/ http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/nutrition/i-should-be-dead/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:45:47 +0000 http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/?p=30 For the past six weeks I’ve been experimenting with a very high fat diet where I’m getting 65% of my calories from fat. No, that’s not a misprint. The vast majority of my calories are coming fat, and a good chunk of that has been saturated fat. The very same fat you’ve been told to …

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For the past six weeks I’ve been experimenting with a very high fat diet where I’m getting 65% of my calories from fat. No, that’s not a misprint. The vast majority of my calories are coming fat, and a good chunk of that has been saturated fat. The very same fat you’ve been told to avoid for decades because it would “damage your heart, build up in your arteries, increase your risk of cancer and even lead to obesity.” Curious about how this was affecting my body, I scheduled a full blood panel with our doctor. After seeing the results of that blood work, I shared with my doctor the details of my diet and how I teach people that fat is actually beneficial. She warned me that while this diet may be working for me, I may be the exception to the rule.

Gary Taubes, in his ground-breaking book “Good Calories, Bad Calories”, dug through TONS of research and found something surprising. Fat, touted as harmful for your diet, is a lie. And it’s a lie that has been covered up and repeated so many times, it’s been accepted as truth. We all know what that’s like – we all have that one friend whose stories are so far out of whack but so often heard, that we begin to believe them. I was guilty of thinking this way too; most of us at some point have been. However, not only did Taubes’ studies uncover the truth about saturated fat and cholesterol – both wrongly put on the “naughty list”, but new studies are now showing just how beneficial they really are[i].

One study centered on coconut oil, which is a fantastic oil to use for cooking and baking, in shakes, and when topically applied, is a detoxifying agent for skin. Coconut oil is very heavy in saturated fat. It has higher saturated fat content than red meat, which by the way, has more monounsaturated fat than it does saturated. Yet, thanks to the misguided war on red meat and saturated fat, we’ve come to believe that red meat is loaded in this stuff. But I digress. A Brazilian study showed that when middle-aged women replaced their intake of canola oil with the EXACT number of calories from coconut oil, an interesting thing happened. Their HDL (good cholesterol) increased, triglycerides lowered, and they lost abdominal fat. By including more saturated fat from coconut oil in the diet, regardless of the calorie content, several markers for heart health and diabetes risk drastically decreased. I’ll bet they looked younger and more vibrant as well.

It’s unfortunate. We’ve been told for decades to avoid these foods and build our diet around “good” carbohydrates. Yet, sadly, a high carbohydrate diet can promote weight gain for most people, decrease their HDL, and increase their triglycerides; this is in complete opposition to what conventional dietary wisdom says will happen. And yet we wonder why our children are obese at such young ages, and why our health across the nation is worse than ever. Even my doctor wonders why the vast majority of her male patients don’t have HDL numbers as good as mine.

Personally, I don’t believe it’s “simply” a matter of will-power, or one of individual responsibility. There are tens of thousands of people who spend hours at gyms and fitness clubs throughout the country, but who are frustrated that the pounds just won’t come off. I see it every single day. These folks tell me they’re eating healthy foods, have cut back on saturated fat and cholesterol, and are increasing their whole grain consumption. Are you seeing the pattern yet? This is NOT WORKING. Living a lifestyle with these parameters only causes us to avoid the foods – the REAL foods – that help to control our appetites, our weight, and lower our risk of disease.

So, how has a diet of high fat and high cholesterol worked out for me? Below is a picture of my results. Look specifically at the numbers circled in red.

These numbers squash claims that saturated fat and cholesterol are the “bad guys”. We’ve been told that red meat, eggs, and bacon increase our blood cholesterol. But I eat these foods everyday and it looks like I’m doing just fine. In fact, I’m doing better than a lot of people. The studies I’ve mentioned prove that though your total cholesterol may go up, it’s your HDL that’s holding the torch, and the LDL that’s struggling to catch up. When she saw my HDL of 71, my doctor’s eyes widened, “I almost never have guys with levels that high.”

If you’re not familiar with triglycerides, they are another piece of the puzzle that can clue us into our health status. When levels get above 150, doctors will get worried that you are at a higher risk of heart or diabetes issues. Mine clocked in at a low 45. My high fat, low-carbohydrate diet lowered my triglycerides. My daily shot of fish oil doesn’t hurt either.

How can you predict the future of your heart health? Take your triglycerides and divide them by your HDL. This is your triglyceride to HDL ratio (TG:HDL). As your ratio creeps above 3.0, the risk of heart problems is increased. Aim for 2.0 or lower, which is optimal. My TG:HDL ratio is a svelte .63.

At this point, I should note that genetics are not on my side. Heart disease runs rampant on both sides of my family, affecting both parents at an early age as well as my father’s parents. As the saying goes, “genetics load the gun, lifestyle pulls the trigger.” By steering clear of the lifestyle habits on which I was raised, I was able to avoid that smoking gun. High blood pressure also runs in my family and mine is usually “normal” at 120-125/80-85. While on this low-carb diet my blood pressure has only improved and is now usually at 110-115/65-75. No surprise here as a high carb diet will elevate insulin levels which in turn will raise blood pressure. Plus, you retain more water on a high carb diet which will also increase pressure. If anything, I’ve been adding more salt to my diet lately because I’m eating more vegetables. It’s no wonder so many people have high blood pressure these days. They’re just following conventional dietary wisdom.

The American Dietetics Association still supports the idea that saturated fat plays a role in increasing our odds of Type 2 diabetes. Yet, if we look at my A1C levels above, which is an average of blood sugar over the past three months, I’m well below the pre-diabetic category, let alone the diabetic one. Some health practitioners believe that 4% is ideal, so personally I’d like to see my number even lower. But after six weeks of this lifestyle, I’ve been able to bring down my fasting blood sugar by almost 10 points.

These recommendations of antiquity, in my opinion, immensely contributed to the obesity epidemic we see today. In fact, many of us don’t see it at all; we take it as the norm. But our “norm” shouldn’t be to expect heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s as inevitable. Regular physical activity and REAL food will heal your body and your mind; which may give your doctor a stroke, metaphorically, of course.

So, eat up America! Red meat (from pasture/grass-fed cows), organic/local eggs (yes, yolk included), and organic bacon is back on the menu. Skip the stuff that comes in packages and anything that has a shiny and colorful “healthy” sticker on it. Remember this: health doesn’t come packaged like a toy in a cereal box, or down the chip isle at the organic store. All we have to do is eat REAL FOOD.

Study Links

http://www.ajcn.org/content/91/3/535

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20071648

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19751443

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20354806

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20683785

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21951982

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Eggs And Cigarettes Flawed Nutritional Science http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/uncategorized/eggs-and-cigarettes-and-flawed-nutritional-science/ http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/uncategorized/eggs-and-cigarettes-and-flawed-nutritional-science/#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:33:59 +0000 http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/?p=36 If the latest media scare about eggs being as bad for your heart health as cigarettes is true,  then my wife and I may not have much longer to live. You see, based on  credible research and my ability to tie that research to healthy lifestyles, the Shields’ household consumes about 4 dozen whole eggs …

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If the latest media scare about eggs being as bad for your heart health as cigarettes is true,  then my wife and I may not have much longer to live. You see, based on  credible research and my ability to tie that research to healthy lifestyles, the Shields’ household consumes about 4 dozen whole eggs per week. Heck, it would probably be 5 dozen if I took the time to cook some for our Great Dane.

Recently, a nutrition study based out of Canada inspired some over-the-top, but typical media frenzy. They would like us to believe that eating whole eggs is two-thirds as bad as smoking cigarettes; apparently, they harden our arteries. This is how media works – force the reader to question what they know, and then watch the panic begin. It’s important to understand that asking questions is what you should always do. However, that means questioning both sides of the argument. This type of misinformation is most evident in nutrition. First, “they say” such food is bad, then “they say” such food is good, then bad again. Who is “they”? Why do they keep changing their position? Here’s the reality. Stop listening to “they”. Look past the headlines, past what appears on the surface, and do your own research or ask a knowledgeable expert. I do it all the time. This particular “study” has more holes in it than Swiss cheese.

This survey asked some 1,200 senior-aged participants to estimate their average consumption of egg yolks per week times the number of years egg yolks were consumed, which was termed egg-yolk years. Yeah, that sounds like a very odd way to calculate how many eggs people eat.

This is called an observational study – one of the least reliable study methods available in proving that a single action causes a specific outcome. In science class we learn that this type of study can only show a correlation and correlation does not equal causation. That means that just because the researchers may have seen a higher overall intake of whole eggs AND cases of hardened arteries, does not mean that eggs – and only eggs – were the culprit.

Typically researchers do know to account for other variables that would explain specific outcomes. For example, the researchers in this study did take into account the fact that cigarette smoking is attributed to worsening artery health. But what they did not do, was account for other very important factors, “…more research should be done to take into account exercise and waist circumference.”  So there was little consideration for the participants’ lifestyles.

The study also found that the participants that ate the most eggs (approx. 4.68 per week) had LOWER total cholesterol, lower triglycerides, and higher HDL levels than those who ate an average of .41 eggs per week. That was obviously left out of the study’s headline and media attention. Those results would make any doctor dance a jig.

Did the study gauge participants’ eating habits in general? There’s no mention of it. Let’s propose a hypothesis about egg consumption in America that reflects a very likely possibility. Health conscious people who make many other healthy choices tend to eat egg whites where as people who are not health conscious tend to eat whole eggs, and quite often those eggs are on the same plate as pancakes or part of an egg McMuffin not surrounded by a heap of vegetables.

So, how might whole eggs be associated with more plaque? Well, these researchers never say. Perhaps because they now know that cholesterol doesn’t cause plaque, as shown in this study, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15721501. It concludes that dietary cholesterol is less detrimental to cardiovascular health than previously believed. Here are a few other sources on the subject:

The egg yolk is what holds the majority of the nutrition you need. It contains optimal levels of heart-protecting vitamins like Vitamins A, B1, B6, Folate, B12, and D. The yolk also contains choline, which helps with memory function; lutein and zeaxanthin are also important for eye health.

The bottom line is that we must continue to question the details of studies like this one. And don’t forget to continue to eat real foods for optimum health; do not allow deeply flawed “nutritional science” to fool you. Do your research or ask a professional.

Take Home Points:

  • This was an observational study based on incomplete questionnaires.
  • Correlation does not equal causation.
  • Eating real foods will NEVER be bad for our health (I still laugh at the comparison to cigarettes).
  • Some of the most important vitamins and minerals we can consume are actually contained in the egg yolk. These help to protect the eyes, heart, and brain.

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Discovering an Individual Trainer in Yuma

Among the fastest growing fads in fitness today is the use of individual fitness instructors. According to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), for the very first time, the number of pupils examining for ACE’s Individual Instructor Accreditation Test has actually surpassed that of those studying to be aerobics trainers. Even icons of American culture like Oprah have actually signed up with the fad with significant outcomes. In 2005 she was chosen by CBI (Club Business International) as January’s health and fitness good example of the month. Bob Greene, Oprah’s personal instructor, was attributed with aiding her lose 90 extra pounds as well as, most importantly, with maintaining it off.

 

Just What is an Individual Trainer

An individual fitness instructor acts as a companion that can aid you set up a health and fitness program that meets your personal health goals. An individual instructor will certainly press you to attempt new things and customize your work out to fit your individual objectives.

 

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Workout Assessment

A great personal instructor will examine your physical capacities as well as discuss your goals before producing an exercise program. When developed, he or she will train you on each workout and piece of equipment, making certain that you are using proper form and also strategy, hence making certain faster and far better results from your efforts.

 

Inspiration

Sticking with a workout program can be tough. There are constantly excuses not to visit the fitness center, so having someone else vested in your success is an excellent source of inspiration. You recognize that your time will be well spent since you will be appropriately performing your exercises. You may be monetarily inspired not to miss consultations as well as thus lose the price of a session. Accountability to your instructor will certainly additionally motivate you to prosper, as a great trainer will monitor your progression and share in your setbacks and your victories.

 

 

Just What to Look for in a Private Fitness Trainer

Discovering an individual trainer in Yuma could seem like a complicated task. You can likewise utilize online services such as Personal Fitness Instructor Finder or American Council on Exercise. When you have a list of possible choices, sit down with them as well as ask a couple of vital questions.

 

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1232 S Castle Dome Ave, Yuma, AZ 85365

B1 Elite Fitness
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Trainers, Barre Classes, Weight Loss Centers
Phone:
1335 S Pacific Ave, Yuma, AZ 85365

Snap Fitness
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Jason Ray Personal Fitness
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Trainers
Phone:
3131 S Winsor Ave, Yuma, AZ 85365

 

Accreditation and Education

According to American Sports Information, (ASD), 5 million Americans used personal fitness instructor services in 2001. At that time there were just 66,000 personal trainers exercising in the country.
Your trainer ought to likewise be accredited in mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, emergency treatment as well as perhaps even AED if you have any kind of concerns with cardiovascular disease.

 

Experience

In addition to education it is wise to pick someone with experience, particularly if you have details goals or health and wellness problems you desire to resolve. Find somebody that has dealt commonly with your specific requirements. Be it Pre-Natal exercise, heart troubles and even simply the kind of exercise you choose, you want somebody experienced in that area.

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Likeability

If you do not like your fitness instructor you will not develop the give as well as take required to create an efficient team. Your instructor must be a good listener as well as offer you their full attention while during your sessions. Your fitness instructor ought to be mindful of your personal design, some people respond to a drill sergeant strategy, but many others choose firm however individual support.

Warning Signs

As you begin working with your trainer remember that you are the client. You must be worried if your instructor neglects or rejects your inquiries or disregards any component of a full program. He or she should not function you also hard. A little muscle soreness is expected yet you ought to not remain in actual pain or tiredness. A personal fitness instructor ought to never identify injuries or disease, but should refer you to a physician.

Doing Something About It

Discovering a personal instructor should not be as difficult as it could appear. Start locally, ask inquiries, inform on your own on the appropriate qualifications as well as locate a partner who will motivate you as well as motivate you to your ideal wellness as well as wellness.

 

Yuma, Arizona

Yuma (Cocopah: Yuum) is a city in and the county seat[5] of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. It is located in the southwestern corner of the state, and the population of the city was 93,064 at the 2010 census, up from the 2000 census population of 77,515.[3]

Yuma is the principal city of the Yuma, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of Yuma County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2014 estimated population of the Yuma MSA is 203,247.[6] More than 85,000 retirees make Yuma their winter residence.[7]

 

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  • Yuma, Arizona - Wikipedia

    Yuma (Cocopah: Yuum) is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States.It is located in the southwestern corner of the state, and the population of the city was 93,064 at the 2010 census, up from the 2000 census population of 77,515.. Yuma is the principal city of the Yuma, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of Yuma County.

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    Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,499 (it was $16,730 in 2000) Yuma city income, earnings, and wages data Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,800 (it was $78,100 in 2000)

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Discovering a Personal Fitness Instructor in Yonkers

According to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), for the very first time, the number of students studying for ACE’s Individual Trainer Certification Exam has actually exceeded that of those studying to be aerobics teachers. Bob Greene, Oprah’s personal fitness instructor was attributed with assisting her lose 90 pounds as well as, finest of all, with maintaining it off.

 

Exactly What is a Fitness Trainer

An individual fitness instructor acts as a partner who could help you establish up a health and fitness program that meets your personal health objectives. An individual trainer will certainly press you to try new points and tailor your work out to fit your personal objectives.

 

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24 Hour Fitness



Blink Fitness Yonkers



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Physical Assessment

A good individual fitness instructor will analyze your physical abilities and also review your goals prior to producing a workout program. As soon as produced, he or she will train you on each exercise as well as tool, guaranteeing that you are making use of correct type and strategy, therefore making certain faster as well as far better arise from your initiatives.

 

Encouragement

Sticking to an exercise program can be difficult. There are constantly excuses not to head to the health club, so having actually somebody else vested in your success is a great source of motivation. You recognize that your time will be well spent since you will certainly be properly executing your exercises. You could be financially encouraged not to miss out on visits and also thereby lose the price of a session. Accountability to your trainer will also inspire you to prosper, as a great trainer will certainly monitor your progression and share in your problems as well as your triumphs.

 

 

Just What to Seek in a Private Instructor

Finding a personal fitness instructor in Yonkers can look like a challenging task. In such a big area it might seem impossible to find the best individual for you; however it does not have to be. Start locally by asking your buddies, colleagues or physician for references. Call location fitness centers and health clubs as well as set up interviews. You could also use on the internet solutions such as Personal Fitness Instructor Finder or American Council on Exercise. When you have a list of feasible options, sit down with them as well as ask a couple of important questions.

 

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301 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10701

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Yonkers, NY 10701

24 Hour Fitness - Yonkers
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Equalize Fitness
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Phone:
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Qualification as well as Education

It is crucial that your trainer be certified by a trusted health and fitness company such as ACE, ACSM or NASM. Check the site or ask for details concerning the licensing company. Inning Accordance With American Sports Data, (ASD), 5 million Americans made use of individual instructor solutions in 2001. Back then there were just 66,000 individual trainers practicing in the nation. With such a gap in between supply and also require a number of much less than respectable internet site have sprung up supplying fast qualification.
Your instructor must also be certified in mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, first aid and also perhaps also Automated External Defibrillation if you have any problems with cardiovascular disease.

 

Years of Experience

In addition to education it is important to pick somebody with experience, especially if you have specific objectives or health and wellness issues you desire to deal with. Find someone that has actually dealt frequently with your specific needs. Be it Pre-Natal workout, heart troubles or even simply the particular sort of exercise you prefer, you desire somebody educated because location.

Read about fitness coach near Yonkers

Individuality

If you do not like your trainer you will not develop the provide and also take needed to create a productive group. Your fitness instructor should be a good listener as well as provide you their complete attention while throughout your sessions. Your instructor needs to be mindful of your personal style, some people respond to a drill sergeant approach, but several others prefer company however client advice.

Warning Signs

As you begin collaborating with your trainer keep in mind that you are the client. You should be concerned if your instructor disregards or rejects your questions or forgets any part of a complete program. They need to not function you too hard. A little muscle soreness is anticipated but you need to not be in real pain or tiredness. An individual fitness instructor must never ever identify injuries or disease, however should refer you to a physician.

Doing Something About It

Finding an individual instructor need to not be as challenging as it could appear. Begin in your area, ask questions, enlighten on your own on the appropriate qualifications and locate a partner that will certainly inspire you and also motivate you to your best wellness and health.

 

Yonkers, New York

Yonkers (/ˈjɒŋkərz/[5]) is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of New York, behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester. The population of Yonkers was 195,976 as enumerated in the 2010 United States Census and is estimated to have increased by 2.5% to 200,807 in 2016.[6] It is an inner suburb of New York City, directly to the north of the Bronx and approximately two miles (3 km) north of the northernmost point in Manhattan.

Yonkers' downtown is centered on a plaza known as Getty Square, where the municipal government is located. The downtown area also houses significant local businesses and non-profits, and serves as a major retail hub for Yonkers and the northwest Bronx.

 

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Yakima Private Fitness Coaching http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/washington/fitness-coach-yakima/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:13:10 +0000 Locating a Personal Trainer in Yakima According to the American Council on Workout (ACE), for the first time, the number of trainees researching for ACE’s Individual Fitness instructor Certification Test has actually surpassed that of those researching to be aerobics instructors. Bob Greene, Oprah’s individual fitness instructor was credited with assisting her shed 90 extra …

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Locating a Personal Trainer in Yakima

According to the American Council on Workout (ACE), for the first time, the number of trainees researching for ACE’s Individual Fitness instructor Certification Test has actually surpassed that of those researching to be aerobics instructors. Bob Greene, Oprah’s individual fitness instructor was credited with assisting her shed 90 extra pounds as well as, finest of all, with keeping it off.

 

What is a Personal Fitness Trainer

An individual fitness instructor acts as a partner who can help you set up a fitness program that satisfies your personal health objectives. An individual fitness instructor will certainly press you to try brand-new things as well as tailor your job out to fit your personal objectives.

 

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Exercise Assessment

A great personal trainer will examine your physical abilities and also review your objectives prior to developing a workout program. As soon as developed, they will certainly educate you on each workout and also piece of equipment, ensuring that you are utilizing proper kind and strategy, hence guaranteeing faster and also far better arise from your initiatives.

 

Encouragement

Sticking with an exercise program can be challenging. There are always excuses not to head to the fitness center, so having someone else vested in your success is a wonderful source of inspiration. You know that your time will be well spent because you will certainly be properly executing your workouts. You could be financially encouraged not to miss consultations as well as therefore lose the cost of a session. Liability to your trainer will likewise influence you to prosper, as an excellent fitness instructor will certainly monitor your progression and also share in your setbacks as well as your victories.

 

 

Exactly what to Try to Find in a Personal Fitness Trainer

Locating a personal coach in Yakima could appear like a daunting task. You can likewise make use of on-line services such as Personal Fitness Instructor Finder or American Council on Exercise. When you have a listing of possible selections, sit down with them and also ask a couple of important questions.

 

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Functional Fitness
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Phone:
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Anytime Fitness
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Gyms, Trainers
Phone:
5611 Summitview Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

Yakima Athletic Club
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Phone:
2501 Racquet Ln, Yakima, WA 98902

CrossFit Reformation
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Phone:
3806 W Nobhill Blvd, Ste 106, Yakima, WA 98902

Yakima Crossfit
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Interval Training Gyms
Phone:
732 N 16th Ave, Ste 35, Yakima, WA 98902

 

Certification and Education and Learning

According to American Sports Data, (ASD), 5 million Americans utilized individual fitness instructor solutions in 2001. At that time there were just 66,000 individual instructors practicing in the country.
Your instructor must also be certified in CPR, emergency treatment and also perhaps also Automated External Defibrillation if you have any kind of problems with cardiovascular disease.

 

Previous Experience

In addition to education it is a good idea to pick a person with experience, particularly if you have particular objectives or health problems you want to deal with. Find somebody that has dealt typically with your certain requirements. Be it Pre-Natal workout, heart troubles or even just the sort of workout you favor, you want someone experienced in that area.

Read about fitness coach near Yakima

Individuality

If you do not like your fitness instructor you will not establish the give and take required to develop an efficient group. Your instructor needs to be a great listener as well as provide you their full focus while during your sessions. Your trainer should be conscious of your individual style, some individuals react to a drill sergeant technique, but lots of others choose firm yet person assistance.

Warning Signs

As you start working with your fitness instructor remember that you are the customer. You must be concerned if your instructor overlooks or dismisses your concerns or forgets any type of component of a full program. They ought to not function you too hard. A little muscle pain is anticipated however you must not be in real discomfort or tiredness. A personal instructor must never detect injuries or ailment, however need to refer you to a medical professional.

Pulling The Trigger

Finding a personal fitness instructor ought to not be as daunting as it could seem. Start in your area, ask concerns, educate on your own on the appropriate credentials and discover a companion who will inspire you and also inspire you to your ideal health and wellness as well as health.

 

Yakima, Washington

Yakima (/ˈjækɪmɑː/ or /ˈjækɪmə/) is a U.S. city located about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. Yakima is the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, and the state's eleventh largest city by population. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,067 and a metropolitan population of 243,231.[5] The unincorporated suburban areas of West Valley and Terrace Heights are considered a part of greater Yakima.[6]

Yakima is situated in the Yakima Valley, an extremely productive agricultural region noted for apple, wine and hop production. As of 2011, the Yakima Valley produces 77% of all hops grown in the United States.[7] The name Yakima originates from the Yakama Nation, located south of the city.

 

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Worcester Private Fitness Coaching http://www.fitnesscoachmark.com/massachusetts/fitness-coach-worcester/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:13:10 +0000 Locating an Individual Trainer in Worcester According to the American Council on Workout (ACE), for the initial time, the number of students examining for ACE’s Individual Trainer Certification Test has actually surpassed that of those researching to be aerobics trainers. Bob Greene, Oprah’s individual instructor was attributed with assisting her lose 90 pounds and, best …

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Locating an Individual Trainer in Worcester

According to the American Council on Workout (ACE), for the initial time, the number of students examining for ACE’s Individual Trainer Certification Test has actually surpassed that of those researching to be aerobics trainers. Bob Greene, Oprah’s individual instructor was attributed with assisting her lose 90 pounds and, best of all, with keeping it off.

 

What is a Personal Fitness Instructor

An individual trainer acts as a partner that could aid you establish up a health and fitness program that satisfies your individual wellness goals. An individual trainer will push you to try new points and also tailor your job out to fit your personal objectives.

 

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Worcester Fitness



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Exercise Assessment

A good individual trainer will certainly assess your physical capabilities and discuss your objectives before developing an exercise program. When created, they will certainly educate you on each exercise and piece of equipment, making sure that you are utilizing appropriate form as well as method, hence making sure faster as well as far better results from your efforts.

 

Inspiration

Sticking with a workout program can be tough. There are always excuses not to go to the fitness center, so having another person vested in your success is a fantastic source of inspiration. You understand that your time will certainly be well spent because you will be correctly performing your exercises. You might be financially motivated not to miss appointments as well as consequently lose the price of a session. Liability to your fitness instructor will additionally inspire you to prosper, as a good trainer will monitor your progression and also share in your setbacks as well as your accomplishments.

 

 

Exactly what to Seek in a Private Instructor

Finding a personal athletic coach in Worcester can seem like a daunting task. You can also use online solutions such as Personal Trainer Finder or American Council on Exercise. When you have a listing of feasible options, sit down with them and ask a couple of essential concerns.

 

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Phone:
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World Gym
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Phone:
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Worcester Physical Therapy Services
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Phone:
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Bay State Gym
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Gyms, Trainers
Phone:
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Central Rock Gym
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Phone:
299 Barber Ave, Worcester, MA 01606

 

Accreditation and Education and Learning

It is extremely important that your fitness instructor be licensed by a reliable health and fitness organization such as ACE, ACSM or NASM. Inspect the site or request info regarding the certifying organization. Inning Accordance With American Sports Data, (ASD), 5 million Americans utilized individual fitness instructor services in 2001. At that time there were only 66,000 individual trainers exercising in the nation. With such a space in between supply and also require a variety of less compared to trusted internet site have emerged supplying fast qualification.
Your trainer ought to likewise be certified in mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, emergency treatment and also perhaps even Automated External Defibrillation if you have any kind of concerns with cardiovascular disease.

 

Years of Experience

Along with education it is smart to select someone with experience, particularly if you have specific goals or wellness concerns you desire to address. Locate a person who has dealt often with your particular requirements. Be it Pre-Natal workout, heart troubles and even simply the sort of workout you favor, you desire somebody educated because location.

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Individuality

If you do not like your trainer you will certainly not develop the provide as well as take required to create an efficient team. Your trainer ought to be an excellent listener and also give you their complete focus while throughout your sessions. Your trainer needs to be mindful of your individual design, some people respond to a drill sergeant method, yet numerous others choose firm but patient support.

Warning Your Trainer May Not Be A Good Fit

As you start working with your instructor bear in mind that you are the customer. You must be worried if your fitness instructor disregards or disregards your concerns or disregards any type of part of a total program. He or she ought to not work you too hard. A little muscular tissue soreness is expected yet you must not remain in actual pain or fatigue. An individual trainer ought to never ever detect injuries or ailment, however must refer you to a doctor.

Pulling The Trigger

Finding a personal fitness instructor should not be as challenging as it may appear. Begin in your area, ask concerns, inform on your own on the correct qualifications as well as find a companion who will certainly motivate you and inspire you to your finest health and wellness and health.

 

Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester (/ˈwʊstər/ WUUS-tər, locally [ˈwʊstə] ( listen))[3] is a city and the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. Named after Worcester, England, as of the 2010 Census the city's population was 181,045,[4] making it the second most populous city in New England after Boston.[5] Worcester is located approximately 40 miles (64 km) west of Boston, 50 miles (80 km) east of Springfield and 40 miles (64 km) north of Providence. Due to its location in Central Massachusetts, Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth", thus, a heart is the official symbol of the city. However, the heart symbol may also have its provenance in lore that the mass-produced Valentine's Day card was invented in the city.[6]

Worcester was considered its own distinct region apart from Boston until the 1970s. Since then, Boston's suburbs have been moving out further westward, especially after the construction of Interstate 495 and Interstate 290. The Worcester region now marks the western periphery of the Boston-Worcester-Providence (MA-RI-NH) U.S. Census Combined Statistical Area (CSA), or Greater Boston. The city features many examples of Victorian-era mill architecture. It is home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 

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Locating a Personal Instructor in Winston-Salem

One of the fastest expanding patterns in fitness and health today is making use of individual trainers. According to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), for the first time, the variety of trainees studying for ACE’s Individual Trainer Accreditation Examination has actually gone beyond that of those examining to be aerobics trainers. Also symbols of American society like Oprah have actually joined the fad with remarkable results. In 2005 she was selected by CBI (Club Company International) as January’s fitness good example of the month. Bob Greene, Oprah’s personal instructor, was credited with helping her shed 90 extra pounds as well as, best of all, with maintaining it off.

 

Just What is a Personal Fitness Trainer

A personal trainer functions as a partner who can help you set up a fitness program that meets your individual wellness objectives. He or she informs you on the best exercises for your needs, maintains you inspired and tracks your progression. Many people fail to see arise from their workouts due to the fact that, without assistance, they are staying in their convenience degree, making use of the very same tools and also workouts over and over. An individual instructor will push you to attempt brand-new points and customize your exercise to fit your individual objectives.

 

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Physical Condition Assessment

A great personal instructor will assess your physical capabilities and review your objectives prior to creating a workout program. Once developed, she or he will certainly educate you on each workout and piece of equipment, ensuring that you are using appropriate kind as well as technique, thus guaranteeing faster as well as far better arise from your initiatives.

 

Accountability

Sticking with an exercise program could be challenging. Accountability to your trainer will also motivate you to be successful, as a good trainer will certainly check your development and share in your problems and also your accomplishments.

 

 

Exactly what to Search for in a Personal Fitness Instructor

Finding an individual instructor in Winston-Salem could seem like an overwhelming job. In such a big location it might seem impossible to find the ideal person for you; yet it does not need to be. Beginning locally by asking your good friends, coworkers or doctor for recommendations. Call location health clubs and health clubs as well as established interviews. You can also use on-line solutions such as Personal Instructor Finder or American Council on Exercise. When you have a list of feasible choices, take a seat with them and ask a couple of vital inquiries.

 

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Accreditation and also Education and Learning

It is extremely important that your instructor be accredited by a respectable fitness company such as ACE, ACSM or NASM. Inspect the web site or request for info regarding the accrediting organization. According to American Sports Information, (ASD), 5 million Americans utilized individual trainer services in 2001. Back then there were just 66,000 personal trainers exercising in the nation. With such a space in between supply as well as demand a variety of less than reputable web sites have sprung up supplying quick qualification.
Your instructor must likewise be licensed in CPR, emergency treatment as well as possibly even AED if you have any issues with heart disease.

 

Years of Experience

In addition to education and learning it is a good idea to choose someone with experience, specifically if you have details goals or wellness issues you desire to resolve. Locate someone who has dealt commonly with your specific requirements. Be it Pre-Natal exercise, heart problems or even just the kind of workout you prefer, you desire a person educated because location.

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Personality

Individuality is an extremely subjective consider that you will select; yet it is among one of the most important. You are seeking someone who will influence you and inspire you to proceed with your physical fitness program. It is crucial that he or she is not somebody that is daunting or even annoying. If you do not like your instructor you will not establish the exchange needed to develop an effective group. Your instructor needs to be a great audience and also provide you their complete interest while during your sessions. She or he must be focused on you, not addressing call or talking with others. Your fitness instructor needs to be aware of your individual design, some people reply to a drill sergeant method, however numerous others choose company but client support.

Warning Signs

As you begin collaborating with your fitness instructor bear in mind that you are the client. You ought to be concerned if your instructor neglects or rejects your questions or forgets any kind of component of a complete program. He or she must not function you too hard. A little muscle mass discomfort is anticipated but you need to not remain in actual discomfort or exhaustion. A personal instructor needs to never detect injuries or disease, but need to refer you to a medical professional.

Doing Something About It

Locating a personal trainer need to not be as complicated as it might appear. Beginning in your area, ask questions, enlighten yourself on the appropriate credentials as well as discover a companion who will inspire you as well as influence you to your finest wellness and also wellness.

 

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States.[5] With a 2015 estimated population of 241,218, it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the 5th-most populous city in North Carolina, and the 89th-most populous city in the United States.[2] Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street, formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center.

Winston-Salem is called the "Twin City" for its dual heritage and "City of the Arts and Innovation" for its dedication to fine arts and theater and technological research. "Camel City" is a reference to the city's historic involvement in the tobacco industry related to locally based R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Camel cigarettes. Many locals refer to the city as "Winston" in informal speech. Another nickname, "the Dash," comes from the (-) in the city's name, although technically it is a hyphen, not a dash; this nickname is only used by the local minor league baseball team, the Winston-Salem Dash.

 

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