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10 Easy Steps To Teaching Your Personal Training Clients About Nutrition – Part 9: Stress & Sleep

It doesn’t matter how much you exercise, how well you eat, or how strictly you control your caloric intake – your body is constantly stressed or your sleep is inadequate, you will constantly fail in pursuing your health, wellness, or performance goals.

But if these barriers are removed, you will vastly improve your ability to gain maximum benefits from a good nutrition plan.

As you explain the importance of stress and sleep to your clients, here is what to tell them:

The body has several neurotransmitters that are actively involved in control of appetite and mental motivation. Dopamine, one neurotransmitter, is your body’s pleasure molecule, acting to significantly affect desire for activity, eating satisfaction and food cravings. Inadequate dopamine increases the chances that you will have a decreased drive to exercise and be less effective at regulating your nutritional intake.

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