1. 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

  2. 4 Teas To Drink For Weight Loss

    Whether it was your coworker, your sister’s best friend, or a random internet stranger, you have probably heard about weight loss teas from some source. It may sound too good to be true: all I have to do is drink tea to lose weight? Of course, if you really want to lose weight, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly is key. However, there is some evidence to suggest that drinking certain…Read More

  3. Need to Drink More Water? Boost Your Metabolism While You’re at It

    We can all stand to drink more water. Besides making up 60 percent of our bodies, it’s vital for most daily processes, including the distribution of nutrients to muscles after a hard workout at the fitness center. Obviously, drinking water hydrates us, but did you know it can also boost your metabolism?   Detox diets take advantage of water’s toxin-flushing abilities, but it can do more f…Read More

  4. Combat Childhood Obesity with These Nutrition & Fitness Steps

    In September, families with school-aged children settle back into a busy routine full of sedentary activities and less healthy eating habits. Considering this national trend, one out of every three children in the U.S. is either overweight or obese. There’s also a 70% chance obese children will remain overweight into adulthood.  As National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, September is a good…Read More

  5. 6 Tips for Eliminating Excess Sugar from Your Diet

    Many of us would admit we consume too many sugary foods, so reducing them is one of the first healthy changes we try to make when starting a fitness center program. We all know that excess sugar causes tooth decay, heart disease, diabetes, and weight gain, but it’s a hard habit to beat. The American Heart Association recommends men consume less than nine teaspoons (37.5 grams) and women less tha…Read More

  6. 10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

    You may have heard of the latest trend in weight loss: drinking apple cider vinegar. Proponents of this craze claim that is a miracle. While that may or may not be true, this pantry staple may actually have many benefits for your health. At our health club, we recommend mixing two tablespoons into a fresh fruit juice, because it can sometimes be tough to swallow. Here are some of the reasons why i…Read More

  7. Why Timing Is Everything When It Comes To Meals

    Regardless of your personal fitness goals, one consideration you should make it how the timing of your meals affects you. By strategically timing your meals, you can accomplish a lot. In this blog, we will go over some great things that can occur when you time your meals correctly. Weight loss If your goal is to lose weight, you may find the most effective way to do so is by focusing on breakfast.…Read More

  8. Meal Planning Tips

    Meal planning has been getting a lot of attention in the Blogosphere, and it isn’t hard to understand why. If you are willing to put in the effort, planning and preparing your meals for the week in advance will save you time and keep you on track with healthy eating. There are many factors that go into successful meal planning, from shopping effectively to reducing food waste. Here are some tips…Read More

  9. 4 Small Diet Changes To Help You Lose Weight

    As a fitness center, we are well aware that trying to lose weight comes with many frustrations. Sometimes, you make steady progress, and at other times, you may plateau with your weight loss. When you are feeling stuck on your weight loss journey, here are some small simple changes you can make to your diet that will help you lose weight: Drink lemon water Drinking water in general is good for wei…Read More

  10. Tips for Eating Healthier at Restaurants

    Eating out at restaurants is a fun, social activity to indulge in, but it often leads us to binge on calories. Between huge portions and the amount of fried food and butter, it is no wonder that a single dinner entree can have upwards of 1,000 calories at most major restaurant chains. However, that does not mean you have to miss out on a fun night out. If you set guidelines for yourself and exhibi…Read More