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: Don’t skip breakfast. When […]
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 […]
Protein Shakes: the Why and the What…
In order to get the most out of your workout here at the Club, it’s critical to think about recovery. Whether your performance goals are fat loss, muscle gain, toning or all of the above, optimizing the Recovery period that follows your workout is as critical to achieving your goals as your workout. Nutrition is more […]
Post-Workout Nutrition: How to Fuel Your Body After Exercise
You put a lot of thought into the things you eat before your workout. After all, it’s important to give your body the right amount – and right type – of fuel before putting it to work. But how much consideration do you give the things you eat after your workout ends? The things you […]
15 Easy Tips for Better Nutrition
Here at the Club, we hear a lot of talk about diets, eating plans, eating apps (the gadget kind), meal planning, and all the other ways we humans have come up with to try to take control over our weight, or just our health. A lot of them are actually healthy and effective. The problem […]
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. HOW MUCH? 2-3 mg/kg of body weight 8-16 […]
Does Fasting Help Burn Fat?
FACT OR FICTION: EXERCISING IN A FASTED STATE BURNS 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 […]
What Should You Eat to Build Muscle?
It’s all about the macronutrients! Outside of the gym, it is your job to supplement your body with the right food! Hopefully you already know to cut down processed foods, decrease sweets, and increase fruits and vegetables. But, what should you eat to tone your muscles and decrease body fat? Increase Protein: Protein gives muscles the […]
Preparing Healthy Dinners with a Busy Schedule
After a day full of activities, now it’s time for dinner. Work, school, soccer practice, tutors, and piano lessons surely keep the fast food drive through in business. Good news… we have plenty of ways to serve fast food without paying a visit to McDonald’s. Fixing healthy, quick, and tasty dinners has never been so […]
Packing Healthy Lunches for You and Your Family
In our last post we talked about winning the breakfast battle. Hopefully, you’ve mastered that and are ready to perfect lunch prep! Brown bagging lunch for students, and yourself, is almost always the healthiest option to refuel for the afternoon. We can make this process hassle free and a 15-minute piece of an evening or morning routine. Personal […]