Monthly Archives: September 2017

Why You Need a High Fat Diet

Up until a few years ago, fat was seen as the “villain” of the food world. Dieticians, fitness experts, and nutritionists recommended high-carb, low-fat diets as a means to curb weight gain and encourage fat burning. However, recent discoveries have … Continue reading

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High Fiber Diets Don’t Always Work

Talk to any expert on fitness and weight loss, and they’ll tell you that one of the best things you can do is increase your intake of fruits, veggies, whole grains, seeds, nuts, and other high-fiber foods. After all, fiber … Continue reading

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How to Reboot Your Diet

What do you do if all your diet efforts have been in vain and you just can’t lose weight? If you’re like so many other men and women, you’ve probably tried a half-dozen diets, none of which work effectively. Time … Continue reading

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How to Get In the Best Shape of Your Life

Getting in great shape is about so much more than just your workout! It takes discipline and dedication, not just to lifting those weights or running, but to being healthier in every area of your life. If you want to … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for a Grueling Workout

If you’re doing a typical workout, your normal pre-workout routine (a glass of water, a meal 90 to 120 minutes before, perhaps a pre-workout supplement) is more than enough to suffice. However, when you’re gearing up for a truly grueling … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Rest More

Rest is one of the most important parts of your fitness! And no, we’re not talking about sleep here, though sleep truly is vital for good muscle repair and post-workout recovery. Instead, we’re talking about the seconds/minutes of rest you … Continue reading

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Why Elimination Diets Don’t Work

Elimination diets involve removing certain foods from your diet. For example, a low-carb diet is considered an elimination diet because you are removing carbs (mostly) from your menu. Gluten-free, low-fat, and vegetarian diets are all considered elimination diets as well. … Continue reading

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Why You Should Walk 30 Minutes a Day

When you think of your daily workout, no doubt you picture a hardcore gym session, a spinning class, a 3-mile run, or a Hot Yoga class. The idea of doing something as simple as just walking every day may never … Continue reading

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Choose Your Healthy Morning Beverage

The way you start your morning can have a HUGE effect on the rest of your day. If you start things out with a high-sugar breakfast, you’re going to run out of energy quickly and increase your risk of making … Continue reading

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