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Road to Eating Healthier

Posted on Sep 4, 20

How does one start the journey to eating healthier?  The way to do this is to start with small behavioral changes rather than trying to make a huge unrealistic, unsustainable change.   You can start by implementing the following tips to make progress and stop spinning in that hamster wheel.   Focus on lean protein. […]

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Deadlift Alternatives

Posted on Sep 2, 20

A traditional deadlift is a great way to build muscle and melt fat. It engages major muscle groups and serves as a foundation for strength. There some people who have limiting physical factors that make this exercise extremely hard. It is estimated that 10 to 20 percent of the population struggles with this lift, but […]

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Calories in Beverages

Posted on Aug 31, 20

We talk about nutrition and your calorie goal, but do you think about this with the beverages you consume or just with the food you eat? Being mindful of your nutrition is not only what you eat but what you drink too.   Here are some examples of calories in popular drinks.   Coke Zero- […]

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Cardio vs Weights

Posted on Aug 30, 20

Benefits of Cardio- Increases cardiovascular endurance, makes your heart stronger and will burn calories in the short term   Benefits of lifting weights- Increases strength, builds stronger bones, tones your body, improves figure and burns more calories in the long term.   Quite a few people (majority but not only women) feel that if they […]

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Strawberry Rosemary Yogurt Pops

Posted on Aug 28, 20

A healthy and great tasting snack. Try using other yogurt flavors like lemon, raspberry or blueberry. You may also substitute your favorite herb for the rosemary—or simply omit it.     Ingredients 1 cup chopped fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons strawberry preserves 2 fresh rosemary sprigs 1-1/2 cups vanilla yogurt 6 freezer […]

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Types of Hunger

Posted on Aug 26, 20

Nutrition is a huge part of a healthy lifestyle. A part that many of struggle with. When you are eating have you ever stopped and asked yourself why you are eating? Not what or how much. Is it because craving something that is sweet, salty, crunchy, creamy, hot or cold? Is it because you are […]

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Self Ankle Dorsiflexion

Posted on Aug 25, 20

Lack of ankle mobility is a common limitation that affects many athletes in their squats and is even more prevalent in pistols and overhead squats. Here is a simple yet effective drill you can do to help warm up your ankle joint prior to lifting.   Start by placing your foot on a foam roller. […]

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Training Tips for all Training Methods

Posted on Aug 23, 20

The following tips are useful no matter your training style or goal is. They are important tips for all ages and levels.   Be consistent. This is something most of us already know but so many fail to follow it. They change direction, goals or even quite before they make their training second nature. Work […]

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Greek Salmon

Posted on Aug 21, 20

INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPING 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 2 lemons 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes Freshly ground black pepper 1 c. cubed feta 1 c. quartered tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes 1/4 c. sliced kalamata olives 1/4 c. chopped Persian cucumbers 1/4 chopped red onion […]

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How Fit Are You

Posted on Aug 19, 20

Here’s a little challenge for you to do at home, in a park or even in the gym. You need no equipment and should be completed in less than 12 mintues!   Home Fitness Test   Body Weight Squats: Beginner- less than 20 Intermediate- 20- 40 Advanced- 40 or more   Plank Hold: Beginner- less […]

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