Nutrition

Case study: The Biggest Loser. Is it impossible to sustain weight loss in the long term?

“Will decades of dieting mean a broken metabolism?” It’s a common anxiety. Case in point: The Biggest Loser, whose contestants are famous for dramatic weight loss — and for the devastating regain that sometimes follows. In this article, we break down a study examining exactly what happened to their metabolisms — and what this means for everyone else who wants to lose weight and keep it off. ++++ “I lost a bunch of weight, and then I regained it… ..Did I screw up my metabolism? Will I ever be lean again?”…

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Nutrition

Nutrition coaching case studies: A sneak peek at PN’s Level 2 Certification Master Class.

Being a great coach means being able to help all kinds of people, in all kinds of situations. In the Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification, professionals work on interesting nutrition coaching case studies so they can strengthen their coaching skills, under the guidance of a PN Master Coach. Oh, and they LOVE their homework; I think you’ll love it too. ++++ “Along with the feedback from my coach, the case study assignments are the best part of the Level 2 Master Class!” Odd as it might sound, professionals in the…

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Exercise & Fitness

Is Porn Addiction Real? This Woman Makes a Compelling Case

Photograph by Getty Images A new memoir by author Erica Gaza recounts her struggles with porn addiction—but the condition isn’t as clear-cut as other compulsive behaviors Most guys watch porn, and there’s no shortage of it on the internet. But the sheer variety of online smut can be overwhelming, and for some people, obsession is just a click away. Erica Gaza, the author of Getting Off, is the newest voice to claim that porn addiction is a true medical condition. She says her new book is an intense view of…

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Nutrition

Nutrition coaching case studies: A sneak peek at PN’s Level 2 Certification Master Class.

This might sound weird, but Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification Master Class students LOVE their homework. Why? Because they get to work on interesting nutrition coaching case studies under the guidance of a PN Master Coach. Here’s a sneak peek into the process; I think you’ll love it too. ++++ “Along with the feedback from my coach, the case study assignments are the best part of the Level 2 Master Class!” Odd as it might sound, our students in the Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification Master Class absolutely rave about…

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