8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete

It's no mystery- endurance athletes need ENERGY! But what is the best fuel and how when should we be eating it? Here's 8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete that are nutrient and energy filled to enhance every training session.   ~Oatmeal & Brown Rice- low glycemic and high in complex carbohydrates- they allow a slow release of energy to the body. ~Cherries & Berries -reduces muscle pain due to their anti-inflammatory properties, rich in phytonutrients and are a concentrated form of carbohydrates ~Bananas- reloads your body in potassium and vitamin B6, lowers blood sugar and regulates digestion. Bananas are low in fiber too-BONUS!!  This anti inflammatory [...]

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery

5 Ways to Promote Muscle Recovery. It's no secret- we can't workout everyday and not overtrain our bodies. But adding in some post workout muscle recovery will help you become fitter,stronger and heal faster so you can stay loose and feel great day to day after training. *TIP 1- Feed your muscles PROTEIN right after a workout. Protein helps aid the rebuilding of muscle fibers  that are damaged or torn down du to exercise. Repairing these muscle fibers help you reduce muscle soreness and lead you to muscle building (what your looking for!!) so you can eventually lift more and lift heavier. [...]

Drink your Way to Weightloss

Drink your Way to Weightloss- try these easy make recipes to help cleanse your body of toxins and reduce symptoms to help prevent conditions before they start. It's a great feeling to get rid of fluff anf flab and to lose a few pounds along the way.   Lemon water- Helps boost your metabolism by increasing your metabolic rate- Try this recipe when you wake up each morning: 8 oz water + 2 t lemon juice + 1 t honey- mix- enjoy   Cinnamon- stabilizes your blood sugar, helps you feel satiated and reduces cravings. Cinnamon is also a natural [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Effective Ways to Burn Fat | Slide Show

If years of neglect have allowed your body to slowly gain pound after pound, you may be surprised to learn that some hard work and a dedicated mind is all it takes to help you return to your former self. The human body is incredibly adaptable, more so than many people think. Ridding your body of excess fat is easier than a lot of people think, and many people can often get rid of their excess pounds much quicker than they brought it on. Here are 9 tips that help kick start your weight loss efforts. Stay Off the Scale [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|

9 Benefits of Exercising

9 Benefits of Exercising are truly extraordinary- living better and healthier is a fantastic behavior. Although we are living in a world that encourages the opposite- lets see if these tips can convince people to start living better now and for the years to come *Stronger Heart-You don’t need to be a hardcore athlete to boost your heart health. Moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses as well as improve your endurance, strength and flexibility. Mixing up your cardio and doing Interval Training improves your muscular strength and endurance. *Maintain a Healthy Weight - to put it simply, [...]

Make your Workout work for you

 Make your Workout work for you: There's much more to a great workout regimen than a positive attitude and a good fitting pair of shoes. Finding the time to fit these routines in 5 times a week besides keeping yourself interested in fresh and fun workouts can be challenging.  You may even have simple questions like: When do I do cardio, before I train- after I train? When do I use supplements or better yet- what supplements do I take or NEED? So before we begin, you should probably ask yourself: What do I expact to gain from my workouts? Here's a few [...]

Train like an NFL Pro – Accelerate your Recovery

Train like an NFL Pro - Accelerate your Recovery with Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons When your job is to deliver peak athletic performance week in and week out, the methods you take to recover from your workouts are crucial to your profession.  NFL linebacker Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons is no stranger to the world of elite athletics.  Nate spent his collegiate career at Penn State University amassing 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 interceptions in the 2011 season alone.  He entered the NFL in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders after an impressive showing at the 2012 NFL [...]

Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss

Eating your way to weightloss is what everyone wants to hear. Consuming the right foods can help amp up your calorie burn and help stop those nasty cravings. Here are some Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Kale- is very high in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and rich in calcium. Kale is a source of two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin. Kale, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contains sulforaphane (particularly when chopped or minced), a chemical with potent anti-cancer properties. Boiling decreases the level of sulforaphane; however, steaming, microwaving, or stir frying does not result in significant loss. [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |

4 Steps to 6 Pack ABS

Want a SIX PACK?  and we're not talking beer or soda!!!  There’s no doubt that shredded abs are one of the most desired fitness objectives. Abs might be challenging to achieve, but it’s not unattainable if the right steps are taken. All you need to do is follow these manageable fat burning, muscle building methods, in the gym and in the kitchen, and you'll be on your way to a SIX PACK!!! Here's your 4 Steps to 6 Pack ABS  # 1 – Take A Snapshot Of Your Diet    If a basic prescription for acheiving a six pack is 75% diet and 25%working out, you’ve got to itemize what [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Categories: Athletic Performance|Tags: , , , |

Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight?

Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight? The onslught of obesity as a whole has become increasingly concerning. In just a short period of time, we have transformed from a relatively fit population to one that is exploding at the seams. From 1980 to 1991 obesity rose in men 8% to a total of 21% and 9% in women to a total of 26% of the total population . In a single year from 1999 to 2000 the obesity rate skyrocketed to 28% of men and 34% of women. To put this into perspective, the obesity rate in 1960 was less than 1% of [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 15th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |