Over Training

Over Training

Over-training (OT) is going beyond the natural physical limitations of one’s body by training too much or too intensely. It can develop when the physical and emotional stresses placed upon an individual are greater than the coping and repair resources. Too much...
Protein – The Lego Blocks of the Body

Protein – The Lego Blocks of the Body

Let’s take a moment to talk about protein. If your goals are to build muscle and lose fat, then ensuring you are getting enough protein is a very good start. Protein’s main contribution is to build muscle and to inhibit muscle atrophy; it also serves as a tertiary...
Why Do A Fitness Assessment

Why Do A Fitness Assessment

In this week’s blog I am going to discuss the importance of completing a fitness assessment and a body composition test in order to create personalized fitness programs best suited for each individual. Assessments are vital for so many reasons, and it always boggles...
The 411 on Cardio

The 411 on Cardio

When to do cardio? This is an age-old question that we will turn to in this week’s blog post. In at nutshell, and to set the record straight, the short answer is “ it depends.” Not so helpful, I know… In general, there are three main times when people do cardio...
Cheat Meals

Cheat Meals

People who are seriously committed to clean eating meal plans can all relate to the excitement felt when we allow ourselves a scheduled cheat meal. Cheat meals are built into our programs because they serve a purpose; they are designed to help us psychologically and...