How to Survive: Workplace Dieting

Anyone who is proactive about their health by practicing good nutrition knows the struggles of dieting in the workplace. The constant questioning, judgmental looks, donuts and bagels within reach, and time constraints can hold you back from achieving your goals. The following is a list of tips and tricks to help keep you full and [...]

Protein Peanut Butter Balls

I'm a sucker for anything with peanut butter. Add some protein to the mix and I'm sold. This recipe is good to have handy when you're surrounded by sweets! So this Halloween, make and share these little treats as you celebrate! Ingredients: 2 cups creamy or crunchy peanut butter 2 scoops protein powder (chocolate or vanilla) [...]

Reverse Dieting

Reverse dieting is essentially the opposite of calorie cutting. Instead of continuously dropping calories from your diet, you slowly increase calories. By gradually increasing your fats, carbs, and protein you are allowing your body to adapt metabolically and eventually amplify its metabolic capacity. This is a slow but worthwhile process. There are no short cuts or instant results when [...]

The Value of Vitamins

It’s common knowledge that vitamins are good for your body. But not many people understand how any why they add value to your body and life. The following is a basic explanation of some common vitamins and their value. Vitamin A: helps to synthesize protein, promotes immune function and well-being, forms visual pigments, and works [...]

Get Your Squat Fix(ed)

The squat has always been a staple exercise of fitness enthusiasts. Not only does this movement require strength, it requires a great deal of stability throughout the entire body as well. There are very few other exercises that can work your body in the same way that a squat does which is exactly why it [...]