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Tips for Summer Eating

Wow mid-summer is already upon us! There’s no better time for being outdoors, barbecuing, and drinking a nice cold beer on the beach. But with all these activities, how can you keep yourself eating healthy?  Here are some ideas to help you eat well over the summer while enjoying yourself:

Does Fasting Help Burn Fat?

There is a circulating theory that exercising in a fasted state (empty stomach) will cause the body to burn more fat than in a fed state (eating at least 3 hours before exercise). This theory is very attractive to people wanting to lose weight, burn fat, and tone up. However, multiple studies show this approach to be counterproductive to losing fat and building muscle. In fact, most studies do not a find a difference in fat loss

Eating the Right Nutrition Throughout the Day

We’re all different from our heads to our toes. Combine lifestyle dynamics, diet and our exercise programs, it is no wonder why it is all too often too complicated to maximize our efforts in the gym and accomplish our performance goals. It is well understood that nutrition is as important as exercise in losing that last pound or blah blah but most of us completely thwart our efforts in the gym by eating the wrong things at the wrong times and either too little or too much.

What's the Deal with Caffeine before Work-outs?

Waking up for an early morning workout or waiting until after work to exercise can be equally exhausting.  Feeling sluggish going into a workout could limit the results of the session. Moderate caffeine intake is an easy way to boost energy and see more results from exercise.