How Important Is Drinking Enough Water?

By | 2017-01-23T19:52:13+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Have you ever heard the old wives’ tale that drinking 8 glasses of water a day almost always keeps the doctor away? Okay, maybe that’s not exactly how the rhyme goes but most people would generally agree that a minimum of 8 glasses of water a day is the way to go to ensure your blood, joints and organs stay [...]

2 Simple, No Cook Breakfasts For Meal Prepping

By | 2017-01-23T19:58:33+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Does the thought of planning your entire menu for a week feel too overwhelming to even consider? Ironically, meal prepping is actually a time saving technique... once you've established a good method. By taking a little bit of time in the beginning of the week and organizing your meals, you save a lot of time during the week when it's [...]

How Your Diet Will Affect Your Weight Loss

By | 2016-12-23T13:48:28+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

In your busy eat-and-run culture, it can be tough to maintain a healthy weight, and losing weight becomes even tougher. This is one of the reasons why there is an obesity epidemic. In case you had tried to shed some weight before and failed, you may be compelled to believe that diets don't work. You may be right; there is [...]

Does a Vegetarian Diet Help You Lose Weight?

By | 2016-12-05T17:41:24+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

A vegetarian diet can be an effective means of losing weight. Vegetarians usually have lower cholesterol and body fat than people who eat meat. Vegetarians who are successful in maintaining a healthy weight focus on whole foods like legumes, beans, soy protein, fresh vegetables, milk, and eggs. Therefore, apart from working out, a positive step to achieving weight loss is [...]

Why Organic Foods are Better for Your Diet

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:07+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

Many people have opted for organic produce and organic treats in an effort to better improve their health. You shouldn't beat yourself up if you can't make sure all your food is organic. Although eating 100% organic might not be a match for your particular lifestyle, most people can benefit by increasing the amount of organic foods they consume in [...]

Do energy gels actually work?

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:07+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

At almost every fitness store there’s a dedicated section to nutrition and recovery items- shelves adorned with every name brand goop, bar, gel, square and drink tablet. Some athletes live by them, others swear against them and yeah they look and taste, well tolerable, but do they actually work or are they just a fad? Well, that depends. During long [...]

Clean Eating or Paleo – Which Diet is Better?

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:07+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

If you talk to someone who “eats clean” and someone who follows the “Paleo Diet,” you’re going to notice some differences. While both diets aim to cut out the bad stuff – processed foods, refined foods and added sugar; each diet has its own focus. What is the Paleo Diet? Basically, the idea of the Paleo Diet is to revert [...]

How Paleo Beats The Competition

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:18+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

Not many people realize just how much processed foods affect their overall health. From dyes and sugars to additives and preservatives, these extra ingredients can wreak havoc on one's weight. That is just one of the reasons why thousands have turned to the Paleo diet. Whether you are looking to increase your energy levels, lose weight, or simply improve your [...]

3 Plants that Burn Up Body Fat!

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:18+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

How perfect would it be if the food you ate not only tasted delicious, but also burned fat in your body? This dream is reality for many people who choose a plant-based diet. We’ve picked a few of our favorite plants to share that are not only delicious, but do your body and heart plenty of good. Avocados Already a [...]

Water Helps You Absorb Important Nutrients

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:19+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

Water is our body’s favorite source of hydration and it goes hand in hand with our fitness goals. The idea of “detox” waters has probably gotten us excited about putting the glass to our lips, but do we understand the purpose of these cleansing waters? It’s hard to find any firm evidence of these drinks actually doing detox-ing, but we [...]