Fitness & Training

Are Your Workouts Working?

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Easily the top question all trainers get asked is “what’s the secret to getting results?”  The funny thing is that it’s not a secret at all and most people already know the answer.  Unfortunately the simple answer, for some reason, is hard to accept so we often search for some magical key to unlock amazing […]

Food & Nutrition

Interesting Comparison

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I love Jack in the Box, especially their breakfast sandwiches. Just to tempt me Jack now has the Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich on sale 2 for $3. That sounds like a yummy breakfast bargain! So, I use my handy (and free) iphone app “Lose It” to see just how bad this treat would […]

Fitness & Training

Power Your Metabolism

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People always ask “What’s the best way to lose weight and keep it off?” What most are really trying to do is lose body fat and improve health & appearance. The best way to accomplish these goals is by powering your metabolism. Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) is the amount of calories your body uses while […]

Food & Nutrition

Fiber the Friendly Carb

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In today’s anti carbs world Dietary Fiber gets a bad rap. We often forget that it isn’t just how many calories that we eat but also how many calories our body absorbs. Here is where fiber becomes the friendly carb. Fibers in food are nonstarch polysaccharides and by definition cannot be broken down by human […]