With school starting up again, many students are busy balancing school work, personal life, and health/fitness. With being so busy the easiest thing to do is grab something from the vending machines around campus or get take out in between classes or work meetings. Cooking all of your meals at your home each day can be a hassle and sometimes absolutely impossible. This is where meal preparation (“meal prep”) can quickly become your best friend! Without meal prepping, you incr
Skipping the warm up Nothing screams impending injury like skipping your warm up. Most of us sit all day- in the car, office, car again, and at home on the couch. Our joints are stiff and the muscles surrounding them are tight. If you jump into a workout like this you are asking for trouble. ALWAYS include mobility followed by stability techniques in your warm up routine. These are followed by workout specific warm up exercises. Wasting time Walking into the gym without a pl
Happy Friday Everyone!! So you've made it through the week without over eating at home and indulging in the donuts left in the break room, awesome job! Question is, will you stay as committed and consistent throughout the weekend? Most of our clients tell us that they tend to do extremely well during the week due to a more fixed structure, whereas the weekends tend to be the opposite- adding that extra challenge. Here are 3 tips that worked for me when I was losing weight: 1.
There is nothing more challenging for someone trying to lose weight than having to go to a restaurant. Restaurants are places of fine food and drink, often full of temptation, leaving you wondering what you plan of action is. No need to worry, we've got your back with our restaurant eating guide. Stay tuned for a pdf link in the future: STEP 1: DO YOUR RESEARCH This one is pretty straightforward but extremely crucial to set yourself up for success. Which restaurant are you go
Motivation comes from all kinds of places, both internally and externally. You may have some intrinsic reason to exercise, such as wanting to be healthier or to get off your high blood pressure medication. But, you also need extrinsic motivators to keep exercising such as wanting to lose weight to look better in a bathing suit or for your high school reunion. The right personal trainer can be that motivator you needed. By hiring a trainer you're creating motivation in a varie