5 Surprising Mental Benefits of Regular Exercise

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013

Many people’s main motivation of getting in an exercise routine is to build muscle, burn fat, and to get in overall better physical shape. But, did you know there are many mental benefits of regular exercise as well? People who exercise regularly, have lower levels of anxiety, depression, stress and have an overall more positive … Read More

Anaerobic and Aerobic Training Adaptations

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013

Both anaerobic and aerobic exercises have many positive neural and physiological responses from the human body. In order to be well rounded, one must train in a combination of both anaerobic and aerobic exercises. Depending on a person or athlete’s individual goals, determines whether or not they should train more intensively in anaerobic or aerobic … Read More

Drinking on a Diet

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

It is important to know that calories count when drinking. Many people are unaware of how many calories they are really consuming when they go out on the town. In order to lose weight, you must have a negative energy balance. That means you need to burn off more calories than you take in. If … Read More

Why You Keep Gaining The Weight Back After Dieting

Posted on Sunday, August 18, 2013

Many people struggle with gaining weight back after dieting and don’t really understand why. I’m going to try my best to explain why this may be a reoccurring theme in your life. Below is a hypothetical approach to how many people go about losing weight. A few months ago, you decided you are going to … Read More

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You Are Not Attaining Your Goals

Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013

As you know, reaching your fitness goals is not an easy task. It takes hard work and commitment. It is easy to get frustrated and make excuses to yourself as to why you are not getting where you want. Most people will beat around the bush and tell you you’re doing great and you’re doing … Read More

Effective Carbohydrate Intake For Endurance Athletes

Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Adequate amounts of carbohydrates are crucial to the training and performance of an endurance athlete. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy and are consumed in different forms such as polysaccharides, disaccharides, and monosaccharides which can have different effects on the body. Endurance athletes can improve their performance based on how much, what kind, … Read More

Inspirational

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013

One of the most inspirational stories I have witnessed was watching Doug lose over 120 pounds and completely change his life. When I met Doug for the first time he weighed over 320 lbs. He had chronic knee pain in both knees and low energy levels. After struggling to get through the day at work … Read More

Common Diet Mistakes

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Nowadays, it seems that every product claims that it’s healthy in some way shape or form. It says, “high in fiber” or “heart healthy” or “10g of protein!.” Just because it says these things on the box doesn’t mean it’s ideal for losing or maintaining your weight! Don’t just read the front cover! Turn it … Read More