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What does 1200 calories look like??

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OK, first things first: 1,200 calories per day is not a lot. If your goal is weight loss, it’s close to the minimum the National Institutes of Health recommends for women, and it is literally the lowest count recommended for men. Dipping too far below this range isn’t safe or…

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Post workout Protein

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During exercise, you challenge your muscles to get stronger.  By doing so, you actually break down muscle fibers.  Your body then repairs and rebuilds those fibers through muscle protein synthesis, making your muscles bigger and stronger! The process of rebuilding requires amino acids from protein which is one of the reasons…

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Happy, Healthy Holiday Tips

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Tis the season for holiday feasts, a calendar packed with holiday parties, and weather that can diminish our motivation to train. In November and December, we’re faced with every culinary temptation imaginable, which makes it difficult to maintain peak fitness.  Here are a few tips to maintain your fitness goals…

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reduce-stress

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Stress is the worst. We all understand it because we all feel it. It seems like we would have to move to outer space to avoid it (and that would have its own set of stresses)! Stress is an inevitability in our lives. Although we all want to know how…

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