DDPY Diamond Dozen

DDPY Diamond Dozen: 13 Moves To Ace A DDPY Workout

Every successful product starts with a plan. The plan features many building blocks that combine to achieve success. The building blocks of the DDPY (also known as DDP Yoga) fitness system is the Diamond Dozen. On this page, you’ll learn: What Is The DDPY Diamond Dozen? What Moves Are In the DDPY Diamond Dozen? How Can […]

Why Do We Need Vitamins & Minerals?

Do you take a multivitamin? If you do, do you know why you take it? Vitamins and minerals serve so many purposes for everyday living and athletic performance. In this post, we take a look at two unique individuals: An active older woman A teenage basketball player Myself! These are case studies from Sports Nutrition […]

How Much Fat Do You Really Need?

Fat is demonized. We see it in plenty of products that are labeled as low-fat or fat free.  But fat serves vital functions in your body, such as: Being a readily available form of stored energy Protecting vital organs Insulation Absorption of vitamins Cell membrane structures And plenty others. However, fat can add up pretty […]

How much protein do I need?

How Much Protein Do You Need?

I’ll admit: before digging into Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals (2nd. Ed.), I didn’t think it was possible to eat too much protein.  I figured whatever protein my body didn’t absorb would be excreted.  It turns out that I was only partially correct. In studying for my ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification, I learned a […]