There’s loads of information circulating around the web on what women should be doing to get in shape. Some of the content is really great while a lot of it is just trendy and misleading!Read More
You’ve heard the cliche countless times; “abs are built in the kitchen”. The truth is - in this scenario - the statement is true!Read More
Pizza is a food that almost everyone craves from time-to-time! So, rather than cut it out completely, avoid the processed carbs and saturated fats and dig into this healthy thin crust version!Read More
Over the past 100-years there have been a multitude of dietary trends. These fads have promised weight loss, increased energy and so, so much more!Read More
It’s one of those age old fitness myths that’s been around forever; “muscle weighs more than fat”! Here’s the bad news, a pound is a pound, no matter if it’s muscle or fat the two weigh the same. The good news is that one takes up considerably less space.Read More
Fat loss for anyone can be a frustrating endeavor. Throw in menopause, plus ever-changing hormones and for women, fat loss sometimes feels like an insurmountable challenge!Read More
Don’t let Saturday or Sunday be your diet downfall. Start adding in these tips to stay on track any given weekend!
Go Into the Weekend Prepared
All of us have a pretty good understanding that water is important, however; it’s another story whether we’re drinking it or not! All throughout the day water is lost by way of breathing, exercising and metabolism. It’s our job to replace what is lost!Read More
Prioritize Protein At Breakfast
Rather than reaching for a sugary treat or skipping this meal entirely, try eating a breakfast based around at least 20-grams of protein. Lean meats, eggs or protein shakes are all consider low-glycemic, high protein and will provide long lasting energy.Read More
SEDENTARY = < 5,000 steps per day
LIGHTLY ACTIVE = 5,000 - 9,999 steps per day…Read More
Living in an age that provides the ability to have information at our fingertips comes with many benefits. However, a drawback from a health and fitness standpoint is that we're often overwhelmed with conflicting ideas.
1. Be Consistent And Be PatientRead More
Why condition for golf? The very simple reason is that golf is a highly athletic event! However, the average golfer tends to pick up the game in their later years. Around the age where he or she is no longer engaging in other energetic, competitive, or physically demanding sports.Read More
Consider the number: 1.
Reported by National Weight Control Registry, people who get in 1-hour of fitness per day were able to lose at least 30 pounds and keep it off for 5 plus years!
No such thing as "quick fixes", "miracle diets" or "weight loss crystals".Read More
Plainly put, sleep is a fitness-enhancing activity that literally requires zero effort. The problem is, the majority of America struggles with sleeping enough. Leave the house exhausted and everything you do becomes more difficult. Rather, leave the house rested and you'll be far more productive in every way!Read More
Protein shakes don't always have to taste "chalky" and "cardboard-like". Now who doesn't love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Put these two together while adding in a banana and you'll have yourself a great tasting shake that provides the body with some much needed protein!Read More
Toxicity impairs anything from doing multiple reps in the gym to fat burning efficiency. When toxins become trapped in our body, they can negatively effect your joints, liver and GI tract. Deficiencies in these areas make it difficult for us to absorb nutrients and exercise optimally.
World renowned strength coach; Charles Poliquin states that the best way clear the body of toxins is a seven day cleanse! However, with all the fads and gimmicks out today, how do you choose between all the cleanses out there?Read More
Interested in achieving optimal health? Implement these 4 principles and watch the results follow!
1. Positive Self-Image
Before you can improve your physical appearance, you have to believe that you're capable of achieving success. It's impossible to become healthy on the outside if you're not first healthy on the inside.Read More
There are a few tips and hacks you can employ to avoid the dreaded holiday weight gain! Below are 5 suggestions, approved by The Gym of Avon to help keep the pounds off while enjoying the holidays!
Alcohol Up, Carbs Down or Vice Versa:Read More
Usually when the words "healthy breakfast" come into play, these means you're most likely removing all the tasty stuff! For once, this recipe from Hey Keto Mama will change this trend. Now, some of you might be wondering what the hell does "keto" mean? The word keto comes from a style of dieting termed; Ketogenic Dieting. Eating this way requires you to consume high amounts of healthy fats, adequate protein and minimal carbohydrates.Read More
Trust me, I wish there was a clear-cut answer to which is the best diet ever for losing fat and building muscle. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but there is without a doubt no best diet for everyone! The fact is, humans have evolved to do well with all different kinds of diets; paleo, vegan, high carb or plant based.Read More