Getting a Handle on Emotional Eating! by C.A. Elliott

It happens to the best of us: you open a bag of cookies intending to eat "just one," and suddenly you find yourself holding an empty bag, with no real recollection of scarfing down the whole thing. Or maybe after a tough day at work, you come home and bury your troubles in a deep dish pizza or a pint of ice cream. Sometimes it's difficult to distinguish between your body's true hunger signals and … [Read more...]

Protein Powders – What’s the Right One for You ? by C.A. Elliott

Most of you have heard about the benefits of Protein and why it's SO important to have at every meal ! But due to busy schedules, sometimes a Protein Shake may be your best option to make sure you get your daily protein allotment. Several factors can determine what TYPE of protein is best for you: 1. Your Diet / Tolerance Level - i.e. - if you are lactose intolerant then you would want to steer … [Read more...]

“Get Out Of Your Own Way!” by Dale Andrew

Identifying and removing your limiting factor is probably the single biggest thing you can do to help you accomplish your health and fitness goals. Your limiting factor is the number one thing that is stopping you from living an unreal life.   Being able to crystallize what can seem like several obstacles into one limiting factor is not always easy, but it can make the difference between a good … [Read more...]

Is Water Better Cold Or Room Temperature? By Christina Ryckman

I was recently talking with a client of mine and started talking about an interesting subject about how water, cold or room temp, could possibly affect weight gain or weight loss, so I did a little research and found an article on this topic. please visit the link below to read more of the article on … [Read more...]

Okay ladies, this is for you……By Jennifer Neveu

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and while Breast Cancer research IS vitally important, cancer isn't the only thing that we need to be vigilant with when it comes to "The girls".  Let's discuss a much overlooked but very important aspect here. The "stop-em-from-floppin" sports bras that are under utilized by most active women. Seriously, it doesn't matter if you're a B cup or a DD, those … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Lessons for Fat Loss that will work for anyone! by C.A. Elliott

Believe it or not, it's pretty simple. What lacks usually is motivation. But like most things in life all you really need is a plan! With a solid plan, you are more accountable and more inclined to stick to your goals. But one of the most important keys is Planning! Setting your goal and setting up the steps on how to get there is the key to long term success not just in Fitness but in life … [Read more...]

10 Best Sources of Protein By Eric Noyes

One of the most common questions I get is “what are the best sources of protein I can eat?” Recently, protein has been popularized in the media as the way to gain muscle and lose fat. This is partially true. A diet higher in protein in comparison to a diet higher in fat or carbohydrates has been shown to have more positive outcomes when it comes to getting lean and losing body fat. However, a … [Read more...]

The “Fifty 5” – Why Science Says it’s Harder to lose that 5 lbs as we age!

Never mind the "Freshman 15." It's the "Fifty 5" that is the real challenge !! Once you hit midlife, losing those final five pounds just becomes near-impossible for many people. It turns out, it may not be your dieting commitment as much as other factors -- including some environmental ones. This info is of great interest to me as I am going to turn the BIG "50" this year!! I set a goal that … [Read more...]

Training For Life – By Eric Noyes

Walk into any fitness club and you’ll see tons of equipment that do just about anything you could possibly imagine. Cardio equipment, resistance machines, dumbbells, barbells, cable machines BOSU balls and stability balls..... But what on earth do you need all this stuff for when you can accomplish your workout with just the cardio equipment and resistance machines right? Maybe the gym likes … [Read more...]

What do Dragons have to do with Training??? By C.A. Elliott

Many centuries ago there was a man who loved dragons. He had dragon paintings, dragon statues, etc. One day a dragon that lived in the hills heard of this man and decided to pay him a friendly visit, figuring he'd be happy to finally meet a live dragon ! So the animal stuck his head in the man's bedroom window one evening and introduced himself. The man freaked out and and bolted from his home … [Read more...]