1. 3 Natural Cures for Cellulite

    Cellulite is a word that strikes fear into the heart of every woman, no matter how fit she is. Appearing as unsightly dimples in the skin is, cellulite is the term for free-floating fat cells. As women age, their skin loosens and the fibrous support tissue that keeps fat cells in place weakens with it. It’s also tied to genetics and hormone levels, which is why some women seem to struggle with i…Read More

  2. Having a Hard Time Kick-starting Your Journey to Better Health? Take a Fitness Vacation

    The modern lifestyle make it difficult to treat our bodies well. From lack of sleep to long hours sitting at a desk, to limited time for exercise and cooking healthy meals, it seems like life is working against us and our fitness goals. If you’re having difficulty finding time to treat your body right, have you ever considered going on a fitness vacation? We use vacations to get away from the ro…Read More

  3. Why Am I Gaining Weight From Working Out?

    People choose to start working out for a variety of reasons, but the most common reason is to lose weight. So if you have been hitting the gym and then the scale and have watch as that pesky number rises, you may, understandingly, be confused and worried. After all, you have been eating right, working out regularly, and maybe your clothes are even fitting differently, so why should your weight ge…Read More

  4. 4 High-Calorie Foods You Actually Should Eat

    If you have dieted in recent history, you may have counted calories. Even if you haven’t really paid much attention to the calorie counts of your food, you are probably under the impression that more calories is bad, and fewer calories is good. While you don’t want to binge on high-calorie food by any means, calories are not the end-all-be-all of the value of food. There are actually several f…Read More

  5. Tips for Time-Efficient Meal Prepping

    Now that the holidays are in full swing, the struggle to keep our nutrition and fitness center workouts in line is bound to get challenging. Meal planning and prepping are key to maintaining progress toward fitness goals through this season, since how we eat most of the time has the greatest impact on our body composition. Having covered meal planning and shopping, let’s look at some tips for ef…Read More

  6. Tips for Grocery Shopping with a Meal Plan

    Having a plan is vital to achieving your fitness goals. When it comes to treating your body right, there are two equally important types of plans: a workout schedule for your fitness center sessions and a meal plan to keep your nutrition and calorie consumption in line. In previous posts, we’ve discussed the importance of meal planning and provided some practical tips for how to do it. Now it’…Read More

  7. Meal Planning 101

    Recently, we discussed the benefits of meal planning for helping you achieve your nutrition, weight loss, or fitness goals. But, like many people, maybe you don’t know where to start. Meal planning seems tedious and time-consuming, or just plain foreign to your usual scramble for whatever food happens to be available. Despite how painful it sounds, meal planning isn’t as difficult as it sounds…Read More

  8. Why Meal Planning is Key to Healthy Eating

    You had full intentions of ordering a salad at lunch today, but when you got to the restaurant with your co-workers, starved after not eating much for breakfast that morning, you just couldn’t resist the hamburger meal deal, and now you feel guilty…and bloated. Most of us have experienced this scenario more times than we’d like to admit, and we blame our lack of willpower. But honestly, it…Read More

  9. Why Sitting is So Dangerous for Your Health

    Some people say exercising too much (or too intensely) at the fitness center is harmful to your health. Although that could be true in certain cases, there’s much more scientific backing for the reality that sitting too much can literally take years off your life. Even if you exercise for one hour a day (more than the CDC0-recommended 30 minutes a day), following that up by sitting for more than…Read More

  10. Avoid These 6 Types of Eating for Lasting Weight Loss

    Experts have been giving us the simple formula for weight loss for years: eat less, exercise more. It may seem easier to throw in extra workouts at the fitness center than to gain control of our eating habits, but recent studies have shown that what we eat has a greater impact on our weight than how active we are, in spite of the health benefits. If you’re stuck at a weight loss plateau even aft…Read More