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Going Vegetarian?

Going Vegetarian?

Vegetarianism is more than just avoiding meat products. It takes dedication towards a healthier lifestyle and meeting all nutritional needs with the foods allowed. I always recommend the client to…

Meal Planning Challenge!

Meal Planning Challenge!

The spring and summer months can be filled with outdoor activities, sporting events, busy work schedules and cookouts! What do these things all have in common: lack of family meal…

Go Vertical with your Ab Workout!

Go Vertical with your Ab Workout!

    If you are getting bored with your usual ab workout consisting of basic crunches or other floor exercises, try an ab workout in standing. Taking your workout vertical…

How Many Days Should I Exercise?

How Many Days Should I Exercise?

Have you ever heard of someone saying that they mowed the lawn yesterday and that’s how they got their exercise in? A lot of people get physical activity and exercise…

Opt for the “Whole!”

Opt for the “Whole!”

Carbohydrates are always scrutinized when weight loss and fitness is at the top of mind. The truth remains, carbohydrates (the proper, energy boosting carbohydrates) are your body’s main energy source.…

Preventing Hamstring Injury

Preventing Hamstring Injury

  Hamstring injuries are a very common injury, especially in runners. The hamstrings are an essential muscle group that are often neglected in training. The hamstrings run from the back…

The Anatomy of a Junk Food Meal

The Anatomy of a Junk Food Meal

Common sayings in regards to junk food: “Sunday is my cheat day!” “I exercise all the time just so I can eat whatever I want!” “I restrict my diet all…

Free Weights Vs. Strength Machines

Free Weights Vs. Strength Machines

Have you ever wondered which method of resistance training is better, free weights or strength machines? Actually the answer is both, it really depends on your experience with working out…

Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

The weather is getting warmer, and it is time to start training for the spring and summer 5k, 10k, marathon! Even if you are not an endurance athlete, you will…