Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?

Hey! I was chatting with a client the other day and he had a question that made me say 'Hmm'. He asked the question in the title of the post. As with every other answer I ever give, I want to be confident in saying Yay or Nay. On this one I more concerned with … Continue reading Is Carbonated Water Bad for You?

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Lessons from March Madness

If you're reading this you probably know who I am. If not, here's a quick wrap up - I am completely, utterly obsessed with college basketball and March Madness. We are coming off the craziest weekend of March Madness that I can remember.  Tons of upsets, a rough loss for my Spartans but a ridiculous … Continue reading Lessons from March Madness

Breaking out of a Workout Rut

What are some general reasons people fall into a workout rut?   There are so many ways you can fall into a rut with your workouts!    One of the most important pieces of the 'health puzzle' is integrating a realistic plan at an appropriate intensity. Especially at this time of year, individuals are motivated … Continue reading Breaking out of a Workout Rut

Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance

Energy Balance Whether you are in the middle of deciding to increase mass or drop bodyweight, the very first and most important step in achieving a healthy nutritional balance is figuring out how much energy your body needs. The most simple form of measurement is keeping track of the amount of food you eat. You … Continue reading Improving Your Nutrition: Part 1 – Energy Balance

Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking

The last couple of weeks I have been riddled with ideas, thoughts and new ways of thinking. I've compiled a small group of testers to track a few measureable data points each day, week and month. The intention of the data is to keep track of your health and see how you progress with a … Continue reading Getting Fit 101: Measurements Worth Tracking

Killing Sugar Cravings

YO! A topic I probably should have addressed in one of my first blog posts ever...sugar cravings. Everyone knows it's terrible to consume a metric crap ton in one sitting, but I'll be the first to admit I've destroyed a bag of Twizzlers or Skittles in my day. With no regrets. That shit is like … Continue reading Killing Sugar Cravings

Easy Diet Changes to Lower Cholesterol

Soluble fiber is the stuff that is found in beans, oats, seeds, etc. Which is a bit different than the stuff in fruits and veggies (still YUGELY beneficial for overall health). Here are some of the best sources of soluble fiber out there to combat high cholesterol! 1)Beans 2)Oats 3)Brussel Sprouts 4)Flaxseed What YOU can … Continue reading Easy Diet Changes to Lower Cholesterol