Committing to Your Fitness – Tips to Find Your Anchor

Many of us have a tough time committing to things. We find it difficult to stick to tasks, make time for activities and set clear goals for what we want to accomplish. Making changes can be difficult and scary, especially when things aren’t going as expected. Yet, by committing to exercises, creating a workout schedule […]

How much protein should you eat?

Ensuring you eat enough protein every day will do wonders for your overall health, but just how much protein should you eat? The bare minimum for generally healthy, sedentary adults is 0.8g of protein per kg of body mass. To figure out your bare minimum, take your weight in pounds and divide it by 2.2, then […]

Play a Sport? Here’s 4 Exercises You Should Be Doing

Here are 4 of the many exercises that anyone who plays a sport at any level should have in their training regime. These exercises have been chosen because of their carryover to athletic movements and for their injury prevention benefits. See how many of these you already do! 1. Bulgarian Split Squat: This challenging and highly functional […]

Holiday Survival Guide

It’s that time of year again and let’s be real: it’s very difficult to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan during the holidays. At almost every turn there are tempting foods and drinks – from office party treats to our own traditional family favorites, temptation is abundant. Now add in a busy schedule […]

Top 3 Exercise Injuries

Can you relate to this scenario? After putting it off for too long, you commit to get fit—only to find yourself injured the minute you start working out. All of the sudden your fitness goals go back on the shelf and you are left to deal with the pain. Whether your injury occurs right off […]

Struggling to slim down? Here’s why…

Wanting to lose fat, and failing at it, is one of the most frustrating experiences ever. Read the following 7 Fat Loss Problems to discover what is standing in your way and how to quickly and easily begin reshaping it all. Fat Loss Problem #1: Your Mind   Your mind is your number one ally […]

Energize Your Muscles Before and After Exercise

What you eat before and after exercise has a huge impact on your results. Think about that. You could be doing intense workouts, pushing yourself hard in the gym, but then eating all the wrong foods that keep your body looking the same. I don’t know about you, but if I’m going to put in […]

Realistic Weight Loss and You

So you’re interested in taking a few pounds off the scale hey? Before you go setting your goals and expectations based off of something you have seen on T.V. or in a magazine, I’m going to break down what is required to lose weight in a healthy and sustainable manner. Alright so the first thing […]

Deadlifts Are Awesome

Deadlifts are easily my favorite exercise. Just you and the bar that is taunting you to pick it up and then when you succeed there is a feeling of accomplishment that is hard to find in any other lift. While it certainly seems to be a simple lift when looking at it, learning and executing […]

10 Ways to Stay Active Between Workouts

A common question I come across is, “what should be done in between workout sessions?” Let’s say for example you are able to do aerobic and strength training on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Now depending on your goals, that is a fantastic start. If you are working on losing weight or simply want to achieve […]