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Good Sugar vs. Bad Sugar

By Megan Turvey What is sugar?  Sugar is often labeled as evil or something to be avoided at all costs, but sugar can actually be our friend. Sugar is a type of carbohydrate, the three types are sugar, starch, and fiber, but all contain sugar. In turn, carbohydrates are also something people seem to want [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|Fitness, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Training Intensity: It Matters

By Brent Moore, CSCS One of the most frustrating things for any person who spends a lot of time at the gym, is repeatedly stepping on the scale or looking in the mirror and not seeing any results. You are eating better, exercising more, and the numbers and view remains the same. It can be demoralizing, [...]

My Top 10 Health Tips

By Zach Columbia B.S. NASM On a scale of 1 to 10 how healthy would you say your diet is? 1 being you eat McDonalds daily and 10 being you eat entirely organic, grass-fed, free range, etc. 6 or a 7 huh? Wow, that’s pretty healthy! You see, I’ve been asking my clients that question [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Cant Squat? That’s Ok!

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST The squat a long loved and at the same time long hated exercise; though most of the hate comes about 36 hours later. Squatting is a staple in every gym because well it is a great exercise; most of the time. This post is not looking to discredit [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, News, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Dopamine and the Prefrontal Cortex

By Brent Moore, CSCS Everybody sets goals and makes choices with the intent of being successful. People typically do not start exercise programs and make the decision to change eating habits with the intent of failing, but people often do fail. If you want so badly to succeed, why do you fail every time? Why [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Over Training or Under Recovering?

By Zach Columbia B.S. NASM By now, we’ve all grown pretty familiar with the term over training. As fitness coaches, we’re typically more concerned about getting our clients to work harder, as opposed to worrying about them working too hard. However, it’s a common thing for athletes and body builders to over train. Over training [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Can Food Accelerate the Healing Process During an Injury?

By Raquel Lannes-Sherrill, MA, CSCS We may all be aware that the rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) protocol prescribed by most physicians, therapists, and athletic trainers is important during an injury; however, most practitioners fail to recognize the importance of nutrition during the recovery process.  Did you know that if you have an acute [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

Fitness Myths

By Raquel Lannes-Sherrill, MA, CSCS Due to popular media (magazines, internet, and fitness infomercials), it’s unfortunate that there are so many fallacies regarding fitness (fitness myths).  What’s worse is that the common population is misled, and these myths have become sort of accepted truths.  As a result, people waste their time and money following non-evidenced [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Don’t Worry Lift Happy

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST, TPI How many times have these words been said usually from female clients, “I just want to tone, not be bulky” Then they tell us about how they found this great home routine where they just use a can of soda to perform 100 reps to achieve this [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Optimal Training Load and Recovery for Specific Goals

By Brent Moore, CSCS Many athletes, fitness enthusiasts, recreational weight lifters, and unfortunately some trainers believe that the training load necessary for people to reach their goals is similar despite training age, ability, or desires. The athletic population, to include tactical athletes such as military members, firefighters, and police, has distinct needs when it comes [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Supplements, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments