Category: Nutrition

Fit For a Thanksgiving Feast

Halloween candy wrappings are still scattered around the house and already, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Holiday feasts in the USA often involve an all-out gorge with everyone retreating to the couch after dinner feeling bloated and about to burst. It’s enough to challenge the willpower of even the most-disciplined, fitness enthusiast. The good…

Read More

Understand Your Macronutrients!

Food is comprised of Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats, referred to as your macronutrients, and each is critical to your overall health. The key to achieving results, whether it is weight loss, muscle gain, sports conditioning, improved energy or optimal health, is understanding how much of each macronutrient you should be consuming. Don’t forget to sign…

Read More

Back to School, Back to YOU!

Kids are back to school so many parents are ready to start focusing on their health and fitness again. It’s a great time to assess your exercise and nutrition plan and establish some goals to improve your overall health. After all, if we’ve learned one thing going through this global pandemic, it’s the importance of…

Read More

Simple Ways to Detox Your System

After a period of indulgent living, many people will feel the need to reset and detoxify their system. Detoxification is a process of nourishing, resting and cleansing our body from the inside out. Our body holds the ability to naturally detoxify, however, often may need a little help. If you feel lethargic, bloated, sluggish, have…

Read More

Rethinking Holiday Weight Gain

Most people gain weight during the holidays and it’s understandable. We are typically consuming more indulging, caloric-rich foods and drinks. We may be stressed with so much to get done. We may not be moving as much because it’s colder and darker. It’s not uncommon for people to put on 10 pounds during the holiday…

Read More

2021 Reset

If there’s one thing that 2020 taught us, it’s the importance of overall health. Most people gain a bit of weight during the holidays and add in a global pandemic and a lockdown with people eating more and participating in less physical activity, it’s easy to see why people might be ready for a reset…

Read More

20/20/20 Challenge

It is disheartening that only 5% of Americans get 30 minutes of exercise every day. That means 95% of us are not getting enough exercise to ward off obesity and other health issues. So on August 20, 2020, after seeing all those 20s, we were inspired to start a 20/20/20 challenge at our NW Personal…

Read More

Are Carbs Really the Bad Guys?

It seems like everyone is cutting back on carbohydrates making it seem like carbs are not a healthy choice. It’s important to understand the science of nutrition to help you make an educated decision on your nutrition plan. We survive on three primary macro-nutrients which include carbohydrates, protein and fats. All serve a critical function…

Read More

Halloween Calories Can Be Spooky

The amount of extra calories people consume during the Halloween season can definitely sabotage any health and fitness program. Consider this: An average bite size candy bar is between 70-100 calories and that can quickly add up during the festivities and the days before and after. If you really want to get scared, understand that…

Read More

About Us Schedule Mindbody Login Call Us