Quality or quantity?

Quality or quantity?

Unfortunately, this is is becoming an odd statement in todays world.  Everywhere around us we see ads and networks focused on the idea that more is better.  Now this has been an issue through history and I suppose we just have more ways of seeing it then ever before....
What should your macro ratio be?

What should your macro ratio be?

First off Macronutrient’s are Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins.  They are the the nutrients that we eat everyday that are broken down to give us energy and help us build and maintain muscle.  Each Macronutrient can supply a number of different functions but...
The benefits of good breathing

The benefits of good breathing

Believe it or not, holding our breathe tends to be our natural tendency when stress is added to our environment.  Think about when someone gets scared or sees something traumatic, what they do is gasp.  Even through out busy days, you may find your breathing gets...
Should you eat fat?

Should you eat fat?

I think we are coming to find out that the low fat diet’s are actually not the best way to weight loss.  Fat is actually a very crucial macronutrient for our bodies to function well.  Most of our brain is actually fat and it actually plays a role in our joints...
Are Calories important?

Are Calories important?

There is a newer emphasis in the fitness and health industry that is focus more on what you eat is what makes the difference on how your body responds.  This is very true and what we eat has a huge difference on how our body functions, how we feel, and to some extent,...
Is drinking water important?

Is drinking water important?

Staying hydrated through out the day is very crucial for your day to day activities.  Even more when you are working out consistently.  Staying hydrated is important for digestion to be working well, important for keeping skin clean, staying energized, and helps you...
Two Is Better Than One

Two Is Better Than One

After years of training groups, classes, and individuals, wisdom has proven herself true; two is indeed better than one. I have found that clients who work out with a trainer work harder, show up more often, and feel more comfortable when training with at least one...
Don’t Waste Your Gym Membership

Don’t Waste Your Gym Membership

Do people actually use their gym memberships? After doing some research, I found that my hunch was correct. More than half, actually 67% of people that purchase a gym membership never use it!  Even more interesting, but not shocking, was the fact that people who...
Why Personal Training Is Worth It

Why Personal Training Is Worth It

For many, the price of personal training is more than they can afford – this is always sad to me because of how great the benefit it can be. Here is a snippet from a great article backed by a lot of research on the cost of personal training: The Costs The...