I’m eating right and exercising, but I’m still not losing weight! WHY?!?

As much as it stinks, sometimes we run into the issue of believing we are doing everything right, and we are still on a plateau or are having no progress. What we forget is that losing weight is similar to a recipe or a math equation. For example, you can’t make bread without flour, and […]

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Goals

Goal planning is a process of determining what the individual person’s goals are, working towards them, and assessing whether their goals are met or not. Perhaps one of the easiest yet most efficient techniques for setting goals would be to use the SMART acronym: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. Let’s break that down one […]

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Carb Choices

CARBS! CARBS! CARBS! You guys voted and you shall receive! We are back on the topic of carbs y’all. We’ve gone over the function of carbohydrates in the body, general consumption amount, and discussed how there are good and bad carb choices. The main thing to remember is you should not completely eliminate carbs from […]

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H2O & Minerals

Did you know that 70% of the human brain is water!? Growing up we always get told to drink more water, but did we really understand why? Water provides a medium for chemical reactions, regulates body temperature, and helps remove waste production.  Mentally and physically we are dependent on water. Our bodies function optimally with […]

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Vitamins

It’s the cold and flu time of year, Or as I like to call it, Vitamin C-son! Vitamins are another one of the 6 classes of nutrients. Vitamins are a very important part of our daily life. The definition of vitamins is a carbon-containing substance needed in small amounts to help promote and regulate chemical […]

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Cholesterol

When looking at your cholesterol, fats are one thing you want to be aware of. We have two types of cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein(LDL/bad cholesterol) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL/ good cholesterol).  LDL is blood fat that transports cholesterol to organs and tissues, excess amount can cause accumulation of fatty deposits on artery walls. When you’re LDL […]

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Fats (Lipids)

So far we have learned that carbohydrates and protein both provide energy for the body. Another primary source of energy is fats. Fats insulate, support, and cushion organs. They also provide a medium for absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. Some examples of healthy fats would be fish, some vegetables, animal meat, grains, nuts, and seeds. Fats […]

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Carbohydrates

Last week we talked about the importance of having post workout carbs and protein, but we hadn’t gone in depth about what exactly carbs are. Carbohydrates supply energy to cells in the brain, nervous system, and blood. Carbohydrates also supply energy to muscles during exercise. Now there is a such thing as a good carb […]

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