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The team of personal training and fitness professionals at TRAINFITNESS post regular articles with news and updates about the fitness industry. Our news and articles offer a great resource for all fitness professionals, from Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Instructors, Pilates and Yoga Teachers, or anyone interested in teaching any aspect of fitness.

Current category: Nutrition

Should you try fasting

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Should You Do Intermittent Fasting If You’re Trying to Get Lean?

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Posted on
16 Mar, 2020

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular over the past few years. There are claims that it’s the perfect diet if you want to get lean without giving up your favourite foods. There are also those who swear by its health benefits. At the opposite end, some people warn against intermittent…

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Why do People Still Follow Fad Diets or Exercise Programs?

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Posted on
7 Feb, 2020

As a Personal Trainer or nutrition coach, you’ll likely still marvel at people blindly following the latest trendy diet or workout. You may have marvelled at the debates raging on social media over the recent Game Changers documentary on Netflix. If you’re up to date with the latest evidence, you’ll…

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Simple Smoothie Recipes Trainfitness

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Simple, Tasty Smoothie Recipes

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Posted on
13 Mar, 2019

Smoothies don’t have to be bad, in fact they can pack in a lot of essential nutrients, here are some of our favourites. We love a smoothie over here at TRAINFITNESS. You can hear the whirr of the blender from the kitchen throughout the day and we have talked about…

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Fasted and Fed State

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Fasted and Fed State

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30 Oct, 2017

What are the Differences Between the Fasted and Fed States of the Body? A nutrition trend that is becoming more popular is to take time away from eating and to enter a fasted state. As with many approaches to health and fitness there is little new here, fasting can be traced back…

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Meal Prep a quick guide

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Meal Prep a Quick Guide

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27 Jul, 2017

Stumbling across #mealprep is unavoidable.  A quick flick through social media and you can be certain to find plenty of images of pre-prepared meals; row upon row of containers filled to the brim with veg, protein, carbs, fruit, snacks and everything else in between. There are several possible reactions to…

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What are Mitochondria

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What are Mitochondria

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Posted on
15 Jun, 2017

Mitochondria (pronounced might-o-con-dria) have recently undergone extensive research and are proving to be extremely interesting. What’s been discovered is that they are crucial to our overall health as they moderate the disease and aging process. However, their primary role is to produce energy (ATP) for each cell they reside within….

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Sources of Protein That Aren't Meat

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Sources of Protein That Aren’t Meat

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Posted on
4 May, 2017

Alternative Sources of Protein Put down that chicken breast and consider the alternatives. We aren’t asking you to go full vegan on us (unless you want to, and there’s nothing wrong with being vegan or vegetarian or anything in between), we just want to show you some other, alternative ways…

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Drop the junk – there’s a healthier alternative for you.

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Healthier Lunches on the Move

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6 Apr, 2017

In a perfect world, we’d be spending our Sunday’s prepping a weeks’ worth of meals and topping up with fresh options during the week. But given the nature of modem day lifestyles where we’re always on the go, it can be a struggle to have homemade healthy food every day,…

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The diet you’ve never heard of is the best of 2017

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The Diet You’ve Never Heard Of

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10 Jan, 2017

If you’re embarking on a diet this year, make sure it’s one that will deliver results The results are in and the best – and worst – diets have been announced. The annual Best Diets report by US News sees the appearance of both old favourites (e.g. Weight Watchers) and…

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Should your PT client take supplements?

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Should Your PT Client Take Supplements?

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Posted on
11 Oct, 2016

From whey to ZMA, gym goers are spoiled for choice with pills and powders. Personal trainers need to cut through the marketing jargon for their clients and consider alternatives to these must-haves Your new personal training client has their gym membership sorted, bought sparkling white trainers and stocked their fridge…

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