Compromised Immune System

When Too Clean is a Concern Did you play in the dirt when you were little? Did you live in a big family? Did you have a pet? If you said yes, you’re lucky! That was all good for your immune system. Designed to fight infection and ward off foreign bodies…

Fat Foods for Fuel

By Stefaniya Koleva Are Fats Your Friend? If we want to lose fat, it just seems wrong to consume fats, right? It’s hard not to associate the word fats in food with fat in our body. Plus, in the recent past decades Americans went through a low-fat carb craze of low…

Good Carbs – Bad Carbs… How Much Should You Have?

Stefaniya Koleva In with Good Carbs, Out with Bad Carbs “They” had it all wrong, didn’t they? After the craze with the low-fat and high-carb diets during the 20th century, today the word “carbohydrates”, sounds like a bad thing. And why is that? Many people—even educated nutritionists and experienced athletes—blame this…

Still Doing this Wrong before Exercise?

By Loyd Capisinio and LeAura Alderson The Benefits of Dynamic Stretching vs. Static Stretching, and When to do Which All you have to do is search the term “warm up before exercise” and when it comes to individual exercisers over team sports, the images that come up are mostly old…

Quick Fix Health Hacks

Simple Steps to Your Best Fit Life Have you heard of life hacks? These are those simple and clever ideas that make you go, “Ah! why didn’t I think of that?”, when you read about them and apply them to your daily life. Life hacks can include anything from cooling a…

Get Inspired to Get Fit… Get Fit to Get Inspired!

By Kevin Martin and LeAura Alderson Exercise, Fitness, Inspiration and Motivation… it’s a Chicken and Egg Equation People often talk about needing to get motivated to get fit. It’s really a chicken and egg kind of thing because while we need to generate the motivation to get fit, getting fit—in…

What To Eat To Recover From A Workout

Post Workout Nutrition Our bodies run on the fuel in the foods we consume. That could sound like a “well duh” kind of statement… you know stating the obvious. But here’s the thing: the vast majority of people eat for taste over nutritional fuel. “I envision a time when food…

This Must be a Part of Your Fitness Program

Don’t Resist Resistance Training Are you stuck in a rut with your health? Are you exercising regularly but not achieving the results you are looking for? If you are not including resistance training in your exercise routine, this could be the reason why! Resistance training (i.e. weight lifting and strength…

DOMS? Sore Muscle Make Over!

Sore Muscle Remedy for DOMS Days! Has this happened to you? You stumble out of bed in the morning, only to wince in pain as your muscles scream in protest. “What happened to my legs, you ask a foggy brain?!” Then you remember your great workout yesterday. You throw one leg…

The Favorite Breakfasts of Health Experts

The Go-To Breakfast Faves of Health Experts Have you ever wondered what the world’s top health experts must be having for breakfast? I’ve have because I’m striving to eat healthier, each day. Healthy eating starts with the very first meal of the day. When we think about breakfast, many ideas instantly come to…