Not only are herbs and spices essential to enhancing the flavor of foods, but they can also provide a variety of health benefits. From increasing your immunity to lowering blood sugar and even improving memory - the health benefits of herbs and spices are limitless.Read more
- 28 Oct
The meals you have before and after exercising are the most important meals of your day. First things first--focus on getting rid of nutrient deficiencies, making sure your portions are the proper size, and eating correctly for your body type and amount of physical activity. Carbohydrates are the most important foods to eat surrounding your exercise (before, during, and after) to maximize the maintenance of your blood glucose levels with moderate protein for support.
- 04 Feb
When it comes to health and fitness, electrolytes certainly don’t make headlines often.
But, they are every bit as relevant and play a vital role in our athletic performance and well-being.
Today, we'll take a more in-depth look.
What are Electrolytes?
Several essential minerals fall under the electrolyte umbrella - Sodium, Chloride, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, and Phosphate.Read more
- 14 Aug
If you’ve ever felt like life pulls you in a thousand directions and the last thing you can fit is regular exercise, don’t worry. Today, we’ll take a look at three actionable workout tips to ensure more consistent and more efficient training.
- 23 Jul
Tens of thousands of years ago, before agriculture and McDonalds, humans thrived as hunter-gatherers. The diet of the ancient human consisted of mainly meat, fish, and certain fruits and vegetables. Since the discovery of agriculture, the average diet branched out and began to include more grains, beans, dairy, and potatoes.Read more
- 15 Jul
You’ve seen protein powders, bars, shakes and even protein-enhanced chips, crackers, and cookies in abundance on grocery store shelves. Clearly, the demand is there. But with so many myths and misconceptions surrounding the macronutrient, it's often hard to know whether buying any of the enhanced products is truly necessary in order to add even more protein to your diet.Read more
- 16 Apr
Healthiest Way to Eat
With new diet trends constantly popping up, finding the healthiest way to eat may seem like an elusive hunt. However, the latest diet fad might not be worth the effort: the recently released 2019 rankings by the U.S. News & World Report state that the top diet to improve overall health and protect against chronic diseases is the ever-enduring Mediterranean diet.Read more
- 23 Jan
One of the hardest aspects of training clients online is holding them accountable to their workouts and motivating them from afar. With in-person training, this can even sometimes be a struggle, even when you are seeing your clients face-to-face! The way I look at it with my in-person clients, is that I have a one hour session with them to get in their head, try to connect with them, and figure them out, so I can figure out which of my motivation techniques to use on them.Read more
- 23 Jan
You're skeptical about this new "online personal training" idea. Well, we're here to tell you that the benefits of an online personal trainer vastly outweigh the disadvantages. With upsides like the cost-effectiveness and real, trackable results, there's no reason why you shouldn't give it a shot!Read more