As a professional Personal Trainer who takes a holistic approach to health and fitness, I believe that there’s more to a healthy lifestyle than just working out. If a client wants to truly achieve their health goals, physical fitness is obviously an important piece of the puzzle and it’s what most people come to me […]
The most common reasons you’re not losing weight are most likely related to nutrition and exercise. In. That. Order. But it’s not as simple as calories in vs calories out. It’s about biochemistry. Let’s take a closer look at the basics: Nutrition Notice I said “nutrition” rather than “diet.” Diet implies a temporary white knuckle […]
What good is losing excess body fat if you can’t keep it off? In order for weight loss to be meaningful, it needs to be permanent! I’m not going to go into the “what you should be eating” or “when you should be eating” or “how much and how often you should be eating” in […]
Spring was a little late coming to the upper midwest this year, but it’s finally here! That means that I can do the majority of my grocery shopping at the local farmer’s market and get fresh, locally grown produce, meat, and eggs while supporting my farming neighbors 🙂 Here are just a few of the […]
Just a quick little video from Dr. Vikki Petersen that talks about which way of cooking vegetables is best… and worst… at retaining nutrients.
Finally! People are starting to realize that there’s more to weight loss than just calories in, calories out! A Calorie Is Just a Calorie…or Is It?.
It has been well documented that those who track their food intake have a far greater success rate at losing weight (and keeping it off) than those who don’t. The fact is, people have NO IDEA how many calories they are consuming on a daily basis, not to mention the nutritional aspect of macro and […]
The holiday season is well under way; a time of celebrating with friends and family as well as a time of abundance. With all of the social functions, high fat & sugary treats, holiday cheer (also known as alcoholic beverages or sugary punch), time spent shopping, decorating, sending greeting cards, and perhaps traveling, this time […]
Originally written by Kelly Doyle, MS, CSCS July 25, 2005 Dehydration vs Hyponatremia in Endurance Events Hydration status, fluid consumption, and the effects on health and performance during endurance activities is a complex topic that continues to be investigated. Exercise induced dehydration is defined as the loss of body water that occurs during the course […]