Nutrition

So What Does 'Macros' Really Mean?

So What Does 'Macros' Really Mean?

Understanding why you’re tracking macros and how to track them is awesome, but how do you know what numbers to aim for? First of all, let’s get a few of the basics out of the way.

  • If you want to gain weight (build muscle, bulk up) = caloric surplus

  • If you want to lose weight (lean out, cut, shred) = caloric deficit

  • Maintenance = neutral or taking in exactly as much as you burn throughout the day

A Practical Guide to Strengthening your Core

A Practical Guide to Strengthening your Core

If your core is not strong you will suffer the consequences. Your core is the foundation for your strength. Without a strong core, imbalances in the body occur which in turn cause injury and issues later in life.

Foundation, in every aspect of life, is vitally important.

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

We all seem to have busier lifestyles than ever before. We juggle work, family, kid’s sports and activities, family time, church, volunteering and occasionally some hobbies we enjoy. Fitting fitness into our lives seems nearly impossible, but there are ways to overcome these obstacles.

Four Keys to Preparation

Four Keys to Preparation

Spring is a fickle time of year. You never know if it’s going to rain or possibly even snow. Sunshine is always possible and winds can howl to the point of hurricanes. Depending on where you live, the temperatures can be below freezing or above 80 – and each day can be different than the next. So, you have to be prepared for whatever comes your way or you may get caught in a storm. 

Time for Change

Time for Change

You want to live a long, adventure filled life. You want to see your kids grow up, play with them and your grandkids. You want to spend more time doing the things you enjoy than time at the doctor’s office. You’d rather spend your money on doing things or buying things you really want than on medications, and doctors’ visits.

Turning Away from Diet Mentality

Turning Away from Diet Mentality
  1. Has the scale ever truly been your friend?

  2. Does it give you a nice comforting hug if it doesn’t give you the number you were hoping for?

  3. Does it check in on you throughout the day to make sure that it hasn’t upset you too much?

  4. Do you ever feel like a good number on the scale can give you permission to eat outside of your healthy choices and an upsetting number send you in a down hill spiral of not caring what you are grabbing because does it really matter anyway?!!!