NUTRITION & BRAIN HEALTH

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The brain is a remarkable organ. It is responsible for your ability to think, problem solve, process emotions, make memories, your five senses (sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing) and physical movement. With so many things to do, your brain requires a lot of energy. Proper nourishment will keep your… Read more »

Know Your Cardio

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No one goes to a health club or fitness studio hoping they leave in worse shape than when they arrived. There is one common denominator shared by everyone who exercises on a regular basis: we all want results from our time spent sweating! This is one reason why high-intensity interval… Read more »

Don’t Be a Sore Loser — Dealing with Muscle Soreness

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DELAYED ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS IT’S THE NAME OF THE STIFF PAIN YOU FEEL AS YOU ROLL OVER AND REACH TO TURN OFF THE MORNING ALARM AFTER A DAY IN WHICH YOU TRAINED UNUSUALLY HARD OR TRIED A NEW EXERCISE. Some people feel there’s no better reward; others cease to exercise…. Read more »

ALL ABOUT HUNGER

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Hunger is the body’s signal indicating the biological need for food, but most of us often eat for reasons that reflect other forms of hunger. Have you ever walked into a movie theatre and ordered a large popcorn, even though you’re still full from lunch? Or soothed a broken heart with a… Read more »

5 Things To Know About METS

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Have you ever seen the term MET on a piece of exercise equipment and wondered what it meant? MET stands for metabolic equivalent, which is one way that exercise physiologists estimate how many calories are burned during physical activity. Having a basic understanding of METs and how to use them… Read more »

KETOGENIC DIET

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Are you new to the ketogenic diet or are unsure what this latest diet trend is all about? Are you curious about ketosis and whether it can help you to achieve your health and weight goals? Here’s your ketosis 101. The first step to turning your body into a well-tuned,… Read more »

Foods and Inflammation

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Inflammation and anti-inflammatory are two buzz words you’ve likely heard quite often lately. When you hear the word inflammation mentioned in the news or online, they aren’t typically referring to the beneficial, initial inflammation that helps heal injuries like ankle sprains. Rather, they’re talking about ongoing, systemic inflammation in the… Read more »

5-Simple foods That will optimize Your Diet

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Food is the one of the powerful tool to create optimal health. These five great foods are examples of foods that you should incorporate into your eating plan for optimal health and wellness. Seeds Seeds like chia, hemp, and flaxseeds will work wonder. You can add all three super seeds… Read more »

Cultivating Connection – The Road To Happiness

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Human connection has broad implications for how much happier we are. Whatever is your inherent nature, research is proving that to feel happy and to flourish, humans must feel connected. Historically, humans lived in groups to build shelter, find food, and protect themselves from wild animals or other groups of… Read more »

10 Reasons To Stretch It Out

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Importance of Flexibility Training Flexibility training is an essential, yet often overlooked health-related component of fitness. Numerous studies support the short- and long-term benefits of various types of stretching, including static stretching, dynamic stretching, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), just to name a few. Here are 10 reasons why you… Read more »