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The Keto Diet: Here to Stay?

Is the Ketogenic diet here to stay, or just another soon-to-be-dead unhealthy fad of the past? If you’re confused about the ketogenic diet and whether or not it’s a good option for you, I don’t blame you.  You have likely heard it’s the best way to help you lose...

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Is organic food better for our health?

I don’t know about you, but I almost feel guilty buying non-organic vegetables. As if the ethically-sound, environmentally-conscious shopper next to me is looking down on the non-organic carrots in my cart. We have been told that organic is healthier for us and for...

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Get your hemoglobin levels on point

You may know of someone who has been diagnosed with anemia at one point in time and was told to take an iron supplement to improve the situation. Anemia is a fancy way of saying your red blood cells are low in hemoglobin, whose job it is to transport oxygen to your...

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Your Fish Oil Guide to Better Heart and Brain Health

Omega-3 Fish oil: You have probably heard that you should be taking it to improve your recovery, to decrease inflammation, to improve brain function, and even to prevent and manage heart disease and blood pressure.   Many of you might already be taking some...

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Can you pass our Fitness IQ and Etiquette Test?

If you have ever been on a team, you probably learned along the way that for the team to function at its best, a valued personality characteristic is to be a low-maintenance teammate. The same is true of being part of our group classes. This doesn’t mean you’re not...

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CBD Oil: What’s all the hype about?

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been seeing many ads along the highway, and signs outside of shops and businesses which are selling CBD oil. You may be wondering what this CBD oil hype is all about. What is it used for? Is it legal? How much should you take? My aim...

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Programming For Success

This is part 1 of a two-part series on programming. Workout Programming: Some of you don't pay attention to it, whereas others nerd out on Wodify every day, mentally rehearsing the pain and glory of completing each workout. Whatever your perspective, programming has...

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Get to Know Coach Fabio

As mentioned last week, Coach Fabio is the newest member of our full-time staff and has been bringing it in the mornings all week. But who is this International man of mystery? We sat down with him to find out more: Background Coach Fabio is originally from Bolivia,...

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Why a calorie isn’t just a calorie

We used to believe that calories were all created equal. It sounded like common sense, seeing as one dietary calorie contains 4,284 Joules of energy. This naturally led us to believe that if you consume 2,000 calories a day and burn 2,000 calories a day, homeostasis...

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