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How to Strengthen your Core and Why It’s Important

Sure, we all want abs, but what lies beneath is perhaps one of the most important structures in the human body: the core. Keeping core…

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From Plant-based to Paleo, Which Diet is Right for You?

We’re flooded with diet plans that promise optimal health and weight loss, but how do you know if they are truly right for your body…

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Top 5 Tips for Healthy Summer Travel

For some, summertime brings anywhere from lavish vacations to weekend road trip escapes. Either way, stepping outside the norm of a routine while trying to…

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Can I Build Muscle While I Sleep?

Is it possible to build muscle without any effort (or…consciousness)? Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, weighs in on two basic principles of muscle building rooted in…

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The Accuracy and Benefits (if any) of Wearables

Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch — are activity trackers and wearable devices accurate? Do they actually affect behavior change and promote weight loss? Composition ID’s scientific…

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Client Perspective: “Eat Clean and Get Your Life Back”

Richard Kelsey, Composition ID client based in the Washington, DC area had tremendous results physically and mentally after understanding his body composition and committing to…

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Guest Perspective: I Tried the “Carnivore Diet” and Here’s What Happened

Candace Coclough, certified holistic health coach, certified personal trainer, keto advocate, and founder of Get Fit With Fat (formerly The Glow Getter), describes her journey…

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Resistance Training vs. Cardio: How to Maximize Fat Burn

Ever wonder what a scientist thinks about losing weight? Composition ID’s Scientific Contributor, Heather D. Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, discusses important factors about burning fat through…

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What is Virtual Personal Training & How Does it Work?

Streaming isn’t just for Netflix binging anymore. There’s a new trend hitting the personal training industry that is gaining steam by leveraging similar technology: Virtual…

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How Often Should I get a DEXA Scan?

A baseline measurement of body composition can speak a lot about individual health and help inform a plan to achieve specific goals in body fat…

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How to Stay Healthy During Ramadan

Ramadan is a holy month of fasting for 1.2 billion Muslims worldwide. For 30 days every year, Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise…

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Why is it Important to Rest & Recover for Results?

What if we told you less work can lead to better results? While it may make sense to churn out hard workouts each and every…

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The Breakdown of a Resting Metabolic Rate Test

To see results after making a body composition goal, it’s crucial to understand your specific metabolic information. A Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test provides the…

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DEXA Scan vs. Hydrostatic Weighing for Body Fat Analysis

Science and technology is extraordinary, especially when it comes to understanding the body. Several forms of body composition analysis testing have been developed over time…

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How to Age Gracefully with a Healthy Body Composition

Getting older – it’s something most of us dread. It seems as our number in age creeps up, so do new aches, pains, and wrinkles.…

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