Recovery is Key

Do you ever feel run-down or overworked? Sometimes we fall into patterns that feel so natural of work, exercise, family, kids, etc. that we do not realize. Sometimes we need to slow down, listen to our bodies, and make a better plan.

Rest days, Self-Myofascial Release, and Stretching

We all have days that our muscles are sore and bodies feel fatigued. Listen to your body, if the soreness is prolonged or if you haven’t taken a rest day in awhile- skip the workout and allow for your body to recover! Read More

Do You Need to Replace your Electrolytes?

Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement: When is it Needed?

Have you ever wondered why your muscles cramp up after exercise? Why you walk out of a hard workout with your head spinning? Or why you feel extraordinarily tired after a tough class?

Physical function can be drastically affected by dehydration after a workout, resulting in symptoms such as fatigue, muscle cramps, nausea, and dizziness. This is because the body uses water for metabolic processes and sweats out fluid and electrolytes as it maintains body temperature. Read More

The Unconventional Breakfast Challenge

I once had a chemistry professor who bragged about eating only hamburgers for breakfast. While I don’t particularly agree with his choice of unconventional breakfast as the healthiest option, he does make a great point: breakfast doesn’t have to always consist of what we consider “breakfast foods.” Read More

How is your Resolution holding up?

Well, we are not even two weeks into 2017 and sadly many can already see their new years resolutions fall apart. Its the time of year where people get pumped up about changing their lives, start, and inevitably end up back where they started.

Why does this happen every single year? Our most successful members don’t have this problem because they changed their mindset, and took a different approach.  . Read More

Protein Demystified

Personalized Protein Powder

Is a protein supplement right for you? Most people can get a healthy amount of protein from the foods they eat with some planning. However, people who exercise regularly need a higher amount of calories and protein, especially within 30-60 minutes after workouts, and the convenience of protein powder or a ready-made shakes are often helpful to provide the protein needed to repair and build muscle. But with so many protein powders to choose from, how do you possibly make the right choice? Are all protein supplements created equal? Let’s discuss a few of the many options to choose from: Read More