Nutrition

5 Worst Alcoholic Drinks to Avoid

5 Worst Alcoholic Drinks to Avoid

We’re all aware that alcohol isn’t the best choice of beverage for anyone who has serious health or fitness related goals, but at the end of the day many of us still choose to consume alcohol in social settings or to wind down after a long day. Let’s be clear, no alcohol is healthy for […]

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5 Unhealthy Beers You Should Never Drink Again

5 Unhealthy Beers You Should Never Drink Again

A beer craze is upon us and while many brews may be delicious, there’s an abundance of health concerns that come with the consumption of this alcoholic beverage. Beer often contains a ton of empty calories that can negate your weight loss and fat loss goals. At 7 calories per gram plus the added carbohydrates from […]

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How Important is Protein Timing for Muscle Building?

How Important is Protein Timing for Muscle Building?

From the first time many people start weight lifting, the notion that they need to start choking down more chicken and guzzling protein shakes to gain muscle or lose weight begins, and while an increase in protein may be necessary to help maximize recovery and stimulate muscle protein synthesis, the actual timing of protein has […]

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5 Foods That Seem Healthy But Aren’t

5 Foods That Seem Healthy But Aren’t

The health and fitness craze has swept the nation by storm and new marketing buzz words and fads are constantly coming in and out of popularity when it comes to nutrition and fitness. Every supermarket across the nation is now decorated with advertising preaching “organic,” “low-carb,” “free range,” “gluten free,” “non-GMO,” “all natural” and more. […]

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10 Healthy Carb Swaps

10 Healthy Carb Swaps

When it comes to nutrition, there are many fallacies and generalizations that create and abundance of confusion which is further perpetuated by fitness professionals and individuals who work out of their scope of practice. Carbohydrates have been given a bad rap over the last few years due to the popularity of low-carb and ketogenic diets, […]

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Pre and Post-Workout Nutrition for Every Type of Exercise

Pre and Post-Workout Nutrition for Every Type of Exercise

Every workout needs the proper nutrition to fuel it correctly, but each mode of exercise requires a different approach to maximize performance because of the body’s several metabolic pathways that utilize different fuel sources. While nutrient timing may not mean everything, it can give you that single percentage advantage that can add to an extra […]

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6 Easy Meal Prep Tips

6 Easy Meal Prep Tips

Let’s face it—meal prep is no easy task. Adhering to a nutritional program takes quite a bit of planning and often times hours of work, and some people just don’t have time to make happen. Rather than prepare and store meals throughout the week, countless people decide to choose the drive through instead, which leads […]

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5 High Protein Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

5 High Protein Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast has been long known as the most important meal of the day, and all though this may be a controversial topic, having a high protein intake to start the day will have several benefits such as inducing muscle protein synthesis, increased thermic effect of protein, increased satiety, and decreased cravings later on in the […]

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Top 4 Healthy Grocery Stories in Phoenix

Top 4 Healthy Grocery Stories in Phoenix

Eating and cooking healthy can be a difficult task for many people for a variety of reasons—lack of time, lack of knowledge and lack of availability of healthy food options. Fortunately, Phoenix and the entire valley area is a hub for healthy grocery stores and places to find organic, non-GMO, and free range food options. […]

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Back to School Nutrition Tips for Parents

Back to School Nutrition Tips for Parents

As back to school season begins, it’s important for parents to monitor what their children will be eating throughout the day. While you may not be able to control every aspect of what foods your child is exposed to, these tips can help you monitor your child’s nutrition and dietary intake, because there are some […]

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