Feeling Tight? Get Moving!
Do you ever feel tight the day after a hard workout, sitting at a desk all day or being in a car for an extended period of time? Most of us will likely feel tightness of some kind after any of these. After a workout or a weekend of working on the house, you may › Read more
Understanding Mindfulness
“The awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment to moment.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn This past winter I had the opportunity to take a class at the Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness to learn more about this way of thinking and living. The center › Read more
Should I Use Creatine?
It’s time we clarify creatine. For the past few decades creatine has been tossed around as either an unsafe and risky product or one the most beneficial health supplements ever to be produced. Let’s dive into the research to debunk the myths and establish the facts. What is creatine? Creatine is a mixture of three › Read more
The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
What if I told you that there is a drink that can aide a multitude of issues? A drink that can encourage weight loss, strengthen weak bones, assist in alkalizing body acids, improve sinus issues, can heal a sore throat, eliminate dandruff, high blood pressure,acne, warts and much more¹… Yup, it’s true! Apple cider vinegar › Read more
Use Volume To Boost Muscle Gain & Strength
Volume and intensity are vital to any effective weight training program. What is volume exactly? Simply put, it is the total amount of weight you are moving in a complete set. For example, 4 sets of 10 reps on the bench press at 185 lbs equates to 7,400 lbs of total volume (4 x 10 › Read more
Don’t allow vacation mode to sabotage your weight loss goals. While traveling is fun and relaxing, it can often hinder our consistency for weight loss and/or strength training. The weather is warming up and that means summer vacations are near. A lot of people will go to hotels, resorts or cottages and that simply don’t › Read more
The Benefits of Coconut Oil
You probably hear a good number of people talking about using coconut oil in cooking. What are the benefits? Healthy fat is usually the answer you will get. Here is a list of ten reasons why to use coconut oil vs. other oils/fats: Prevents heart disease and high blood pressure Supports UTI and kidney infection › Read more
Flu Season: Tips for Immune System Support
Flu season is here! A seasonal cold and flu can wreak havoc on your body, nutrition and training. It can also be unsafe to train while under the weather, so I advise you to dial it back and let your immune system recover if you’re not feeling well. Not to mention, this will help prevent › Read more
Reasons to Consider a Deload Week
A deload is a scheduled rest within your training cycle. A deviation from your normal routine in order to give the body and mind time to recover and adjust. Typically, a deload is a weeklong endeavor where one will still train, but in a different fashion. Deloading usually involves lowering the total volume of training › Read more
It’s the Busiest Time of Year
The average American gains 5 pounds or more from Thanksgiving to the New Year. With the holidays already in full swing fitness can easily take a back seat Holidays should be filled with joy, laughter, family and friends; but, in such a fun social setting, there is typically a lot of food and maybe even › Read more
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