In a study (released in the journal PLoS Medicine), people with alterations in a gene called 9p21 had an increased risk of having a heart attack. But if they ate a diet high in raw fruits and vegetables, that increase was virtually eliminated.   … [Read more...]


Green Smoothie Recipe: Throw 12oz of cold water into a blender. Then add a sliced apple and a frozen banana (a non-frozen will also work). Add in a handful of greens (kale, collard greens or regular old romaine is fine) and then 4 ice cubes. Blend until smooth for a yummy drink loaded with vitamins and minerals! … [Read more...]


Did you know that someone in your life wants to get fit and healthy just like you do? Think about who this may be and start a new program together. Working out with buddies is a great way to stay motivated and it offers support during the rough times. Contact us for ways we can help you and your friend! … [Read more...]


Over 90 percent of adults and children don’t eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. Find ways to increase your daily intake (grab fruit for snacks, add spinach, peppers and tomatoes to your omelets, add a salad with dinner, etc). … [Read more...]


There is no such thing as spot reduction. You cannot do an exercise and expect to lose fat from that specific area. In order to lose body fat, you need a proper eating program and workout routine. Get in touch with us to see how we can help you shed the fat for good! … [Read more...]


Most people focus only on doing tons of crunches and other abdominal exercises in an effort to get flat, defined abs. What many people don’t realize is that no matter how many crunches, situps or other ab exercises you do, you will never see improved definition unless you can minimize the layer of fat that covers your abdominal muscles. … [Read more...]


Quality vs Quantity – Lots of people brag about how many crunches they can do, but often times quantity is not what gets results. Instead it's about the quality of the movement – proper form. Check in with us if you have questions about form or anything else! … [Read more...]


Eat a variety of foods when designing your healthy menu. Pick all sorts of different fruits and veggies, fresh meats, legumes and healthy carbs. Find new and interesting recipes that help broaden your horizons and that make healthy eating fun. Contact us for more healthy eating tips! … [Read more...]


Swap an hour of TV each week for an hour of walking with your family or friends. You'll feel better about yourself, your relationships and life in general. Plus you'll be exercising! … [Read more...]


You can have a great life. You can be that person who smiles often and loves their life. The key is to build a successful and creative fitness and nutrition program that speaks to you and your goals. A few positive changes here and there can mean the difference between another failed health program and the positive, healthy, successful life you were meant to enjoy. How can we support you? … [Read more...]