Nutrition

Happy Thanksgiving, fitness friends! It's getting to be that time of year again. We are heading into the holiday season. This season is filled with food, family, and friends. However, “The most wonderful time of the year” is not the most wonderful time for your...

Effective June 20, 2020  Learn more about the steps that we are taking to increase preventative safety measures for our team and clients with COVID-19. Below are our new procedures for in person sessions. New COVID-19 procedures as per recommendations through the Centers for Disease Control have been...

Ways to Stay Hydrated While Being Active This month, we’ve discussed the importance of staying hydrated and getting enough sleep. Both of these factors can contribute to weight loss and weight gain. We’ve explored how adequate amounts of hydration and sleep can help our bodies in...

The truth about water can be hard to find. Debunking the two of the top two myths about water. The truth is water is one of the most important aspects necessary for survival. As I mentioned in last week’s blog post, up to 60% of the...

You've heard it a million times, drink your water! You know you should do it, but you don't always get around to it. And frankly, you don't understand why you need to drink the stuff. I mean is it really worth all those extra trips to the bathroom? Yes. Without water, your body simply cannot perform at optimal levels and the effects are long term. In the short term, you'll feel it in the form of fatigue, dehydration, dry skin and constipation. In the long term, all of your body functions will begin to work less effectively. Not pretty.
As people age, they tend to feel the strain of getting older in various places in their body. The cause of this could be anything from having less energy to decreased muscle mass and less mobility. Luckily, there are a lot of things you can do to slow the aging process and feel younger.

Written by Jason Marchitto, LPC, SAC, LCADC Some days I hate me. As I prepare to brush my teeth, I look in the mirror and some of the most vile incantations about myself are reflected back to me in the mirror. There are some days that...

The end of Halloween and Thanksgiving means that the season of food is descending upon us. Family gatherings, get-togethers with friends, and activities all seem to revolve around food. And not just any food; indulgent foods!
Enjoying yourself during the holidays and eating delicious baked foods with family members doesn’t have to be unhealthy! Indulging on special occasions is okay, but if you focus on making healthy choices during those times as well, you can “have your cake, and eat it too.”
Barbeques are a great part of summer and can make memories while also offering some of the tastiest foods of the season. Planning a healthy barbeque can help you stay lean and satisfied with the right nutrition. Just because the food is grilled doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy! There are a wide variety of healthy barbeque recipes that are as easy to make as the traditional go-to’s.