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Month: April 2014

Core strength training: What is this and how to do it!

Core strength training: What is this and how to do it!

What is core strength training? There isn’t really a technical definition for core strength training, but I consider it to be a program that includes components of balance & stability, abdominal and lower back work, and all the muscles of the trunk. A true core strength training program not only uses your abs but also activates all the muscles stabilizing the spine, hips, and pelvis. Core Musculature Rectus Abdominis Transverse Abdominis Internal and External Oblique’s Erector Spinae Quadratus Lumborum Iliopsoas…

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Strength training Get stronger leaner and healthier

Strength training Get stronger leaner and healthier

Want to reduce body fat, increase lean muscle mass and burn calories more efficiently? Strength training to the rescue! Despite its reputation as a “guy” or “jock” thing, strength training is a key component of overall health and fitness for everyone. Use it or lose it Muscle mass naturally diminishes with age. “If you don’t do anything to replace the lean muscle you lose, you’ll increase the percentage of fat in your body”, But strength training can help you preserve…

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What are the educational and professional requirements for a Registered Dietitian

What are the educational and professional requirements for a Registered Dietitian

Receive a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited university and course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Complete a CADE accredited 900 hour supervised practice program at a health-care facility or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies Successfully completed the national Registration Examination for Dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Complete continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration and accrue 75 hours…

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Registered Dietitian vs Nutritionist What is the difference

Registered Dietitian vs Nutritionist What is the difference

Keeping in line with our mission to provide only the best services to our clientele, we only allow Registered Dietitian’s to provide nutritional coaching services at Science Fitness. With a quick certification on-line or no certification at all, anyone can claim to be a “Nutritionist”. A Registered Dietitian is an expert in food and nutrition. They give dietary advice, help promote healthy eating habits, develop specific diets for people, and participate in nutrition research. They are regulated by the American…

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What is Nutritional Coaching

What is Nutritional Coaching

Nutrition coaching is a process designed to improve your overall health and wellness through the guidance of a Registered Dietitian. The Registered Dietitian guides you in ways to improve your diet and nutrition habits to better your overall health. Nutrition coaching is ideal for people who want to make and maintain dietary changes. It is important to note that all Nutritional Coaching offered at Science Fitness is provided by a Registered Dietitian NOT a Nutritionist. Registered Dietitian’s are required to meet…

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Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardiovascular endurance is the most important aspect of fitness. It is basically how strong your heart is, which can potentially add years to your life. The heart is the most important muscle in the human body and if it is kept healthy then you can avoid numerous health problems. Another reason that cardiovascular endurance is important is because your heart controls the oxygen flow to all your muscles – meaning cardiovascular health has a direct impact on your performance, both endurance and strength wise….

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