Protein and Health

Protein serves a variety of important functions in the body. One function is the synthesis and repair of cells, tissues, and structures like collagen, elastin, and muscle. Our bodies require protein for the synthesis of hormones, enzymes, antibodies, and peptides. Protein also serves to transport various compounds through the body, such as minerals (e.g. calcium) … Read more

What is a Personal Trainer-and Should You Hire One

In this article, the focus is on certified personal trainers. Although there may be some non-certified skilled and knowledgable un-certified personal trainers out there, having a certification from a highly accredited fitness education company, like NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), ISSA (International Sports Science Association), and AFAA (Athletics and Fitness Association of America), to name a … Read more

Want to Know How to Get Paid for Losing Weight?

Have you tried to lose weight in the past and were unsuccessful? Do you lack the motivation needed to stick with exercise and healthy eating habits? I get it. Losing weight is hard. It takes motivation What if I told you that you can win money just for losing weight? Would that motivate you?  Yes. … Read more

What Are the Health Risks With Being Obese or Overweight

There are many health risks associated with being obese or overweight. If you are obese or overweight, that alone is considered a chronic disease. Nobody sets out to become obese. It happens before you even realize how much weight you’ve gained in some instances. It’s important to maintain a healthy weight if you want to … Read more

Exercise and Mental Health Benefits

Mental health is just as important as physical health. In fact, a recent survey found that millennials also prioritize their mental health over other aspects of their lives. Unfortunately, there is still a stigma around talking about mental health and admitting you need help. Most people don’t like to admit it when they are having … Read more

Why is Nutrition Important for Fitness?

Nutrients are substances in food that support normal body functioning. They are used to build and repair muscles, bones, and internal organs. Nutrients include carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, and water. Our bodies need an ample amount of nutrients to function efficiently. From our immune system to our nails and hair, we need nutrients. Why … Read more

HIIT Training Workouts

HIIT workout

HIIT stands for High-Intensity Interval Training. Exercises are performed that engage your major muscle groups for a specific number of seconds or minutes, then you decrease the intensity, or rest, for a specific number of seconds or minutes. HIIT training workouts are designed to effectively work your major muscle groups, both upper and lower body, … Read more

What is a Vibration Plate?

A vibration plate, or platform, is a machine that you stand, sit, or lie on while the plate vibrates. This is known as whole-body vibration. Many of these machines come with resistance bands that you can use, while on the vibration plate to strengthen your muscles. You can also perform exercises, like squats, knee lifts, … Read more