12 Days of Christmas GYM Gifts

12 Days of Christmas If you have an athlete, a walker, a gym rat, a fitness enthusiast, a Crossfitter, a runner, a competitor, or a weekend warrior in your life, you may wonder what to get them for Christmas. Here is my list of favorite and most useful gifts for the athlete in your life, […]

What are MACROS and should you count them?

Macronutrients, or MACROS, are broken down into Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats. These are the building blocks of the foods that we eat and the energy we can expend. Each macronutrient is calculated differently when it comes to contributing to your overall calorie and nutritional intake. Proteins and Carbohydrates are calculated at 4 calories per gram, […]

Anti Inflammatory Foods

Anti-inflammatory foods prevent or reduce low-grade chronic inflammation, a key risk factor in a host of health problems and several major diseases. The typical anti-inflammatory diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, lean protein, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats. Here are some of our favorites: Berries Strawberries Blueberries Raspberries Blackberries Fatty Fish Salmon Sardines Herring Mackerel Anchovies Cruciferous […]

Spring Clean Eating!

We love spring and summer foods! They are fresh, bright, colorful, and full of flavor! How can you Spring Clean your Eating?   Bring on the warm weather, patio dining, and fresh spring foods! We love to grill, entertain friends, all while keeping the foods clean and bright. Not only does it taste great, but […]

HIIT vs Steady State Cardio

HIIT (high intensity interval training) has been at the top of the list for fat burning training, but does that make steady state cardio obsolete? Whether your goal is to lose weight or get fit, cardio is an essential component to your workout program. You know that cardio is where you burn the most calories […]