5 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Go (Whether Traveling or Running Errands)

5 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Go (Whether Traveling or Running Errands)

Summer is here and that means two things: less clothes and more traveling (at least we can hope). It also means there will be busy days filled with BBQs, beach days, and staying outside later. Although we look forward to these things all year, it makes it difficult to find healthy options while we’re running around town (or possibly the country). Here are 5 ways to not sacrifice your plans, while still making your health and fitness goals a priority.

Why Your Number Two Should be Your Number One Priority: A Discussion about Poop and What it Says About Your Health

Why Your Number Two Should be Your Number One Priority: A Discussion about Poop and What it Says About Your Health

Poop may not be dinner talk, but the quality and regularity of your bowel movements are a direct indication of how healthy your insides are functioning. To say it more plainly - A happy butt is a happy gut. I am sure you are curious as to why we have made such a big stink (punny right?) about the importance of bowel movement health. Irregular, strenuous, or poorly shaped bowel movements can be due to several types of health complications.

Meal Prep Monday: How to add variety to your meal prep while maintaining simplicity

Meal Prep Monday: How to add variety to your meal prep while maintaining simplicity

Do you want to eat healthy and save money by meal prepping? Here is a simple (and cheap way) to start your meal prep journey that will not take up all the time you could spend binge watching Game of Thrones, or procrastinating on the other 50 things you’re supposed to get done on Sunday. I have included a general guideline on how to simplify your meal prepping process, and an easy to follow step-by-step recipe on how to do it - create 8 meals in less than an hour!

Squats: Every One is Not Alike

Squats: Every One is Not Alike

What is the best squat stance for you?

Have you ever wondered why when everyone in the gym is squatting, each squat set up and execution looks slightly different? Why does the person under the bar next to you have such a wide stance and their toes turned out? Or, perhaps you wondered why you can’t quite seem to sink your posterior down to your heels? The Squat is a quintessential exercise in every athlete’s toolbox but the variations in set up and execution will be as unique as the person squatting. It comes down to our bio-mechanics, and willingness to test and try what will work best for you.

The science behind why skipping the gym is totally ok (and how)

The science behind why skipping the gym is totally ok (and how)

You will hear some mantras going around in the fitness industry like “No days off!” and “I can rest when I’m dead.” You will also hear trainers telling their clients that they need to push harder and that they are never allowed to take time away from the gym. This in turn makes people feel guilty and shameful over not making it to the gym as often as they think they should.

How to Determine Which Gym is Best for You.

How to Determine Which Gym is Best for You.

When deciding which type of gym to join the first thing you should think about is what amount of help you are really looking for in a achieving your fitness goals. Not all gyms are right for everyone, from super private one-on-one personal training studios to gym memberships that are under $10, we break down the differences between the gyms and give you a guide to point you in the right direction for your goals.