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Dietary Fat and Performance

May 1, 2017

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Dietary fat has both long-term and short-term effects on an athlete and athletic performance. “Fat loading” as a strategy to improve athletic performance remains unproven.

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5 Researched Ways to Become a Fat Burning Beast

October 30, 2017

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Learn how to increase the body’s use of fat as a fuel without compromising the use of carbohydrates for higher-intensity training. Mike Nelson, PhD, explains how combining specific nutrition and exercise together affects the use of fat as a fuel, in this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Personal Trainers Conference.

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Carnitine—Effective Fat-Loss Supplement

January 1, 2015

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Although it may be possible to increase skeletal muscle levels of carnitine by combining it with relatively large amounts of carbohydrates repeatedly throughout the day, or by taking it with choline, there is limited data that shows that carnitine is a fat-burner that results in significant reductions in fat mass.

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Hybrid Strength Complexes for Fat Loss & Conditioning

June 16, 2014

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This hands-on lecture features Nick Tumminello, who spoke during the NSCA's 2014 TSAC Conference on the programming and use of hybrid strength complexes to lose fat and increase conditioning.

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Fitness Myth #1 - The Fat Burning Zone

May 30, 2012

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Brad Schoenfeld, MS, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT, spoke at the NSCA's 2012 National Conference on the myth of the "fat-burning zone."

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Trainer Tips: Is Spot Reduction a Thing?

May 1, 2017

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Trainer Tips are infographics designed to help you, an NSCA professional, educate clients and promote your services. These member-only resources can be used for client education, motivation, and promotion.

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What is EPOC and Why is it Useful for Fat Loss

July 30, 2012

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Brad Schoenfeld, MS, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT provides a brief overview of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC) and its impact on fat loss.

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Metabolic Resistance Training: Optimize the Fat-Burning Effects

July 30, 2012

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Brad Schoenfeld, MS, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT, spoke at the NSCA's 2012 National Conference on optimizing the fat-burning effects of metabolic resistance training.

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3 Field Methods for Assessing Body Composition

May 1, 2017

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This book excerpt describes field methods for assessing body composition that are portable and easy to use for assessment of several people in a short time period.

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Body Composition in Football Players

March 25, 2019

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Body composition is an important physical characteristic to consider for football players and their performance. Tyler Bosch goes over the various methods of measuring body composition, what the numbers really mean, and how they can be used to develop a player's training.

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