Make your own diet the healthiest it can be!

Make your own diet the healthiest it can be!

There are thousands of different opinions, theories, and studies on the “healthiest diet.” The interesting thing is that none of them are the same. Don’t worry I’m not going to weigh in on that idea of the healthiest diet, but what I am going to talk about a couple...
What’s my favorite Cheat Meal?

What’s my favorite Cheat Meal?

As trainers, we get this question all the time; what is your go to cheat meal? To be honest, it makes me laugh every time for multiple reasons. First of all the assumption is that because I’m a trainer that means I am always on a diet, and therefore have a cheat day....
Is rest actually necessary?

Is rest actually necessary?

First of all, rest is equally as important for your health as any sort of exercising. Micro tears and general fatigue in your muscles that results from training need time to heal in order to build strength and prevent injury. Muscles need rest to recover and repair,...
Can your Metabolism change?

Can your Metabolism change?

As we age our resting metabolism, the rate at which our body uses energy, does begin to slow down.  When it comes to aging often times our eating habits also have to change because our metabolism change.  While some say this is a bad change, there are others saying...
Is tracking your progress worth it?

Is tracking your progress worth it?

Whether you are a goal oriented person or not, tracking you progress with exercise is imperative to your overall success. Everyone is motivated differently, for some people it is intrinsic, or easy to motivate themselves through internal factors. For the vast majority...
Are Supplements for you?

Are Supplements for you?

Sup-ple-ment noun something that completes or enhances something else when added to it.   When it comes to nutrition, supplements are exactly what the definition of the word supplement is.  Supplements are to add to your goals when it comes to your health and...
Choosing the right training program

Choosing the right training program

Picking the right type of training for you is important for your success.  There are types styles for muscle endurance, muscle size, muscle power, losing fat, losing fat while gaining muscle, and cardio focused.  You have to ask yourself first what are you wanting to...
Is eating after your workout important?

Is eating after your workout important?

Regardless of what it is, food helps with muscle repair and recovery. Proteins are going to be the most helpful with muscle repair, while carbs will help recover your glycogen stores that your body used during exercise. Even if you are trying to lose weight, you...