January 13, 2019

Nearly Two Weeks Into 2019– Are You Making Those Resolutions Happen?

Each year roughly 40% of Americans make official New Years resolutions that they hope to accomplish by the next year. Over 50% of these resolutions include losing weight or getting into better shape. The next highest is in regards to finances and saving money. Unfortunately, majority of these resolutions rarely make it past the six […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, Nutrition & Diet
December 27, 2018

Bring on the New Year

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) The new year is around the corner and that means another chance to set a goal for the new year.  Here are some tips for setting a New Year’s Resolution: Make it specific. Every year people make it their resolution to “be healthier”. This is a vague statement and is not […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, wellness
December 14, 2018

H2Ohmygoodness

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) Did you know that water is the second most popular drink in the United States AFTER soda? I find this statistic to be shocking, but it also explains a lot of growing health problems in the US, including obesity and heart disease. Here are some benefits of drinking water: Over half […]

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December 2, 2018

Technology and Health: The Connection

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) Technology can be beneficial to our health. There are thousands of health apps we can download onto our phones to track our steps and movement, how much sleep we get, how much water we drink, how many calories we consume, macro counters, workout generators, you name it. All of this technology […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
November 17, 2018

Turkey, Stuffing, and Pie… Oh My!

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) The Holidays are officially here! Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, count our blessings, and eat lots of good food. According to a Consumer Reports study from 2017, the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories at their Thanksgiving meal. However, your favorite meal of the year doesn’t have […]

Nutrition & Diet, Weight Loss
November 7, 2018

Survival Guide to Eating Out

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) Eating out can get in the way of our health goals, but it doesn’t have to. Here are my tips to survive eating out: Portion Control – it may seem obvious but restaurant portions are getting bigger every day and eating a whole order has been glamorized by TV and the […]

Nutrition & Diet
October 23, 2018

The Importance of Sleep

By: Madison Winston (NASM-CPT) Feel like you’re doing everything right and still not seeing results? You’ve been eating healthy and crushing your workouts and nothing? Surprisingly, sleep might be your answer. Sleep is one of the most underrated components of wellness. It controls our entire body and without enough it can prevent us from reaching […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, Sleep
April 18, 2018

10 Benefits of Foam Rolling

By: Shawn Jang (NASM-CPT, NASM-CES, NASM-FNS, NASM-WLS) According to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, foam rolling, or self-myofascial release, is a “flexibility technique used to inhibit overactive muscle fibers.” Foam rolling is a great way to keep your body in top shape so you can achieve your fitness goals more efficiently and effectively.   […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
April 14, 2018

How to Read Nutrition Labels

By: Shawn Jang (NASM-CPT, NASM-CES, NASM-FNS, NASM-WLS) Knowing how to read nutrition labels is a great way to keep track of the number of calories and amount of food you are putting into your body. For instance, many people pour cereal into a bowl without weighing the portion using a food scale or taking into […]

Nutrition & Diet