Why diets fail

Why diets fail

Dieting can be really hard. The diabetes council says that two out of five people give up on a new diet in the first seven days, and another two quit within the first month. But why? For something that so many people attempt, why is there so little follow through?  ...
No more lower back pain

No more lower back pain

LBP Low back pain can be caused by a wide array of factors, and it can be very difficult to determine what is actually causing the pain. Obesity, pregnancy, hereditary spinal diseases, arthritis, uncomfortable beds, or poor fitness can also cause low back pain. All...
Is rest actually necessary?

Is rest actually necessary?

First of all, rest is equally as important for your health as any sort of exercising. Micro tears and general fatigue in your muscles that results from training need time to heal in order to build strength and prevent injury. Muscles need rest to recover and repair,...
Can your Metabolism change?

Can your Metabolism change?

As we age our resting metabolism, the rate at which our body uses energy, does begin to slow down.  When it comes to aging often times our eating habits also have to change because our metabolism change.  While some say this is a bad change, there are others saying...
Is tracking your progress worth it?

Is tracking your progress worth it?

Whether you are a goal oriented person or not, tracking you progress with exercise is imperative to your overall success. Everyone is motivated differently, for some people it is intrinsic, or easy to motivate themselves through internal factors. For the vast majority...
Are Supplements for you?

Are Supplements for you?

Sup-ple-ment noun something that completes or enhances something else when added to it.   When it comes to nutrition, supplements are exactly what the definition of the word supplement is.  Supplements are to add to your goals when it comes to your health and fitness....
Choosing the right training program

Choosing the right training program

Picking the right type of training for you is important for your success.  There are types styles for muscle endurance, muscle size, muscle power, losing fat, losing fat while gaining muscle, and cardio focused.  You have to ask yourself first what are you wanting to...
Is eating after your workout important?

Is eating after your workout important?

Regardless of what it is, food helps with muscle repair and recovery. Proteins are going to be the most helpful with muscle repair, while carbs will help recover your glycogen stores that your body used during exercise. Even if you are trying to lose weight, you...
Is Failure Success?

Is Failure Success?

It is often times an odd thought too think that when you can’t complete a task that you have succeeded.  We tend to create a believe system, “if I don’t complete the task at hand then I have failed” and no one likes to be perceived as a...
Eat this not that before your workout

Eat this not that before your workout

First off, yes you should eat before you workout! The thought that you shouldn’t eat before you workout in order to burn more fat is a myth. Working out takes up a lot of energy, meaning you have to eat in order to have that energy to expend. Depending on your type of...