You should work out to “be healthy” You should diet to “be healthy” You should eliminate gluten, dairy, meat, pizza, beer, chocolate to “be healthy” You should do it because the opposite is literally killing you!! The term “be healthy” is thrown around a lot - you can’t go anywhere without seeing it and [...]
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A few months back we held a 12-week challenge. It was nothing more than incredible to not only watch these athletes push themselves in the gym but also in the kitchen. The dedication and creativity that was used to hit goals and to surpass plateaus was legendary!! Below is an interview the Challenge Winner! Eddie [...]
Anyone else do this? We are surrounded by grocery stores and convenience meals (usually loaded with sodium) and recipes online and bloggers who post food and Pinterest - so why is meal prep so hard? I’ll tell you why - we are the busiest generation and our lives are non stop movement. Movement as in [...]
How to stay on track this summer - tips and tricks Do you have a pool party/bbq every weekend of summer and a vacation planned as well and it seems impossible to keep your eating on track? It can feel overwhelming to be in those situations sometimes and still try to eat well. People [...]
From January 1 until summer you probably hear about “summer bod” “beach body” “bikini body” also if you live in the Northeast then all of that seems so distant (because we pretty much have 4-5 more months of sweater weather) then it’s here . . .the first BBQ party, the first pool party, the games [...]
Hips! Does your back, knee, feet hurt? Are you having any issues south of the border? Hehe (sorry couldn’t help it). Well, of course seek out professional advice and don’t ignore pain or increasing issues but . . .those pesky hips could be the issue. Came across and article that says “our [...]
Dehydration Facts and Athletic Performance We discussed hydration facts and how amazing drinking water is for your body. Not soda, not redbull, not coffee, not sports drinks . ..water my friends . . good ole water. So what about dehydration? - it nasty and does bad, bad things. Dehydration isn’t being in the [...]
This post is about hydration (hint, a post about dehydration may be on the way). Captain America is right on about water consumption. Small and consistent hydration will keep you healthy and hydrated. If you chug a bunch of water before a workout or all of a sudden you realize you forgot to drink water [...]
Should I invest in a weightlifting belt??? So you are in it - in it being the beautiful, magical and frustrating world of lifting heavy shit. It could be power lifting or oly or crossfit or machines at your local gym. You hopefully started slow but now are challenging yourselves a bit more. First - [...]
What is scaling? You may hear this term when you need to modify a workout and it may still seem a bit hazy as to what it means. So you go to any gym and they post a workout or tell you at the start of class . . .you hear something like pull-ups, pushups, [...]