Tracking Your Food

Goal Setting, How To, Making Change, Uncategorized
Should You Track Your Food? Improving our health and fitness can take many different forms and pathways.  Weight training or cycling, or yoga, or swimming, each method of movement produces loads of positive outcomes both inside and out.  As we see progress in our fitness levels, one thing which will help get you to your goals faster and stay there long term is your nutrition.  One way we can help to unlock this understanding is through tracking our eating each day.    Understanding what is going into your body and why it may or may not benefit your workouts is key.  Weight loss comes through caloric deficit and muscle building will come through surplus.  However, tracking may not be for everyone.     Here are 5 reasons why you should be…
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Why Weight Training is a must for Weight Loss

Exercise Deep Dive, FitNews
Want to lose weight....lift weights. As a trainer you get asked a lot of questions. They are often the same questions. This one is a popular one…. What exercise is most beneficial for weight loss. Cardio or weights?  My, sometimes, surprising answer is both but emphasize weights. We all know the many benefits of weight training. Improved bone density and glucose utilization, an elevated metabolic rate (hint this helps with weight loss!) and insulin sensitivity, increased strength, not to mention a boost to your mental health. We know there are benefits to lifting weights but rarely do we think weight training is a must for weight loss. Usually the question is - doesn’t cardio burn more calories? Or when I need to lose weight I just start running. Then I’ll lose the weight I…
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