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Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part Two)

Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part Two) We’ve all had a bad workout and often blame it on a lack of sleep, poor nutrition, or a lack of motivation, but at the root, could it really be stress? In part one of our stress series, we examined stress’ evolutionary role and began… read more

Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part One)

Stress takes no prisoners — this insidious health concern impacts just about every facet of us, including our fitness. Our stress response is present because our body is striving to find balance at every moment, and our bodies are thrown off balance by a stressor which can come from our environment, an external event, or… read more

Fitness From Home (Part Two)

Achieve your fitness goals and reach new heights when you exercise from home!   Training can be tough no matter the environment — gym or at home — but there is something to be said for the freedom, fewer distractions, perfect weather, and an ideal location as we explore in part one. In today’s post,… read more

Stress Series: 4 Practical Ways Athletes Can Combat Stress

Exercise itself helps people tackle stress but in a highly stressful world, sometimes we need additional solutions.   In our last couple of posts in our stress series, we went in depth about the ramifications stress has on your training — chronic stress takes hold and captures your results and training goals.   And the… read more

Stress Series: Training That Grapples Every Type of Stress

Physical activity of any kind — from taking daily walks to interval training — is amazing for our stress levels!   We’re all familiar with what Elle Woods laments in Legally Blonde, “Exercise gives you endorphins, endorphins make you happy, and happy people don’t shoot their husbands!” Research supports what she brought up in the… read more

Fitness From Home (Part One)

There’s working from home and then there’s working out from home!   In a digital age where so many of us are digital nomads or have the option to work from home, this environment can be optimal for a great sweat sesh and affords us so many benefits for our training goals.   However, you… read more

The Optimal Time For Fitness (Part Two)

Navigating your fitness begins with knowing your body — dive into the advantages of a morning and evening workout!   In part one, we examined what science has deemed as the optimal time to work out, but as we are all intimately aware of, life happens and we have different schedules. In today’s post, we’ll… read more

The Optimal Time For Fitness (Part One)

From the early risers to night owls, everyone seems to have their own natural rhythms, but does an optimal workout window really exist?   If you’re consistent in your fitness, you are well on your way to reaching your goals! Let’s not complicate things too much — movement is movement — whether you’re taking four… read more

Do you know what’s in your Vitamin or Dietary Supplement?

Among the many questions consumers ask when talking about vitamins or dietary supplements is, “how do I know what’s really in this stuff?”. A recent consumer report showed the number one concern consumers face when purchasing dietary supplements is safety. Over the past few years negative media coverage of products having false label claims and… read more

Feast on This: Power Bowls!

We’re not sure when power bowls became a trend, but there’s no denying that they’re having a moment. And we get why: they can be simple to make and feature tons of healthy ingredients while allowing you to control portion sizes. However, just like you do with salads, it’s important to ensure that all ingredients… read more