Thinking about joining a gym? There are pros and cons to joining a gym, and it is up to you to decide why you should join a gym or why you should not join a gym. As many of you know, I have been in the health and fitness industry for many years and am a rep for Beachbody, which is a leader in at home workouts. You might assume I would tell you to workout at home. Personally, I love the gym atmosphere and still teach group fitness classes.
You’ve heard that it takes 21 days to create a habit, right?
What if I told you that you could create a habit of working out and being healthy in just 21 days?! And lose weight!
I know what you’re thinking: She’s crazy!! But, I’m not! And here’s why!
Beachbody’s 21 Day Fix has been through the ringer when it comes to testing. The program lays out everything you need for your weight loss journey. It uses a portion-control system in addition to easy-to-follow workouts. The trainer, Autumn Calabrese has a passion for food and fitness! She will show you how to make simple choices that result in a life long change! Continue reading →
We hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why? Studies show it is essential in maintaining a healthy body weight. People who skip breakfast tend to feel starving and eat too many overall calories the rest of the day. In addition, it helps maintain a healthy metabolic rate, the rate at which your body burns calories. If we skip meals, we risk the body going into starvation mode. Holding onto fat, and burning muscle for fuel. Eating breakfast also provides energy necessary for morning activities and increased concentration at work or school.
Whenever we start a new workout program, or if you’ve been on the fitness journey for a little while, then one of the common things you may feel is overwhelmed. Are you paying enough attention to the amount of carbs and proteins? Are you working out enough?
Here are some quick, simple steps that you can take in order to ensure your personal fitness success. Continue reading →