4 Tips For Accurate Calorie Counting

With the New Year having just hit, tons of people will be turning to calorie counting as their primary means for losing weight. Calorie counting, when used correctly, is probably the most effective method for controlling one’s weight. With that said, so many people struggle to do so accurately, especially those new to the process. […]

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The Best Types of Cardio

Cardio can be a very useful tool for those seeking to maximize their energy expenditure (calories burned daily). While it is not absolutely necessary, it’s certainly something that’s probably worth doing for most people.  With that said, many people are clueless as to what type of cardio to do and what type of equipment to […]

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Mobility Series- The Shoulder

The Importance of Shoulder Mobility The shoulder joint is debatably the most complex joint in the entire body. Without getting too wordy, it has many functions including extension, flexion, adduction, abduction, internal rotation and external rotation. Due to the anatomy of the shoulder joint and its many functions, it tends to be subject to instability. […]

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Mobility Series: The Wrist

The Importance of Wrist Mobility The wrist is one of the most used yet least talked about joints in the body. Think about it. When you type on your computer what are you using? How about when you talk on the phone? How about when you steer your car or brush your teeth?  It’s of […]

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Creatine: Is it effective? Is it safe?

In the fitness world, creatine is the source of much widespread debate. What’s most often debated regarding creatine is the safety of the supplement and to a much lesser extent the effectiveness of it. Considering there seems to be a ton of confusion regarding creatine and what it actually does, let’s first discuss this as […]

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Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us: How’s Your Gut Function?

Fall is here, and that means that cold and flu season has arrived.  Have you ever noticed that some people seldom get sick?  Or maybe you have wondered why after being exposed to the same virus, one person gets ill while the other remains well.  The reason lies in the strength of the immune system.  […]

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Lower Body Strength Phase with Lower Body Circuits

              For Month #14 of the Workout of the Week, we are going to be attempting a Lower Body Strength phase, combined with some high intensity lower body circuit work. By combining these two training modalities, we are looking to get the strength adaptations of compound lower body exercises, while also toning and shaping the […]

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Power Over Habit: Why Mindset Matters

If you have ever tried to ignore a box of doughnuts at work, you know how hard it is to keep your hands to yourself and walk on by.  And once you walk on by, the battle isn’t over.  Even if you are in a different room and down the hall, you can’t stop thinking […]

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What You Need To Know About Adrenal Fatigue

Chances are you have heard of adrenal fatigue, but you may not be quite sure what it is.  Understanding this condition is important however, because some experts suggest that 80% of the Western world will be affected by adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. The adrenal glands are located above the kidneys and […]

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How To Create A Calorie Deficit And Lose Weight

It is well known that in order to lose weight you must create a calorie deficit meaning you must burn considerably more calories than you consume. While many are aware of this reality, few know how to actually achieve a calorie deficit regularly. Anyone can diet for a day or even a week but if […]

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