"Where do I begin?" This is one of the most common first questions for starting any new journey. So, you want to start your fitness journey! Great, but where do you start? I've been there! You don't know what you don't know right?! Everyone has to start somewhere however, I think it's important to gain… Continue reading How To Start Your Fitness Journey
Let's face it, losing weight can be difficult. It takes a lot of time, energy, patience and dedication to stick to creating healthy habits. There are so many weight loss misconceptions it can get tough to figure out what to actually believe and stay motivated. Here are a few misconceptions that I think are important
Chris Chinn Sweat City Fitness Owner 1.) EAT LESS CARBS ON NON-WORKOUT DAYS Healthy complex carbs are great for providing energy. But on days where you aren’t working out, you want to trim down your carbs to offset what you aren’t burning off that day. See if you can cut down on 2-3 servings of your normal carb… Continue reading 5 Fat Loss Nutrition Tips
Did you know that the average amount of food consumed per person on Thanksgiving is 4500 calories?!? That's around 175% of an ordinary day. Whoa! Let's take a look at calories in what you're going to be eating on Thanksgiving to see how that's even possible. Drinks Calories 1 mixed drink 250 1 glass wine… Continue reading Gobble, Don’t Wobble
I’m going to assume at this point you’ve already heard of a “ketogenic diet.” For those that haven’t, the quick explanation of going “keto” is eating a low-to-no carb diet (under 50g daily) and replacing it with high amounts of fat. The idea is that your body once your body is in a state of ketosis, it… Continue reading 2 Keto Variations for Athletes & Bodybuilders
Losing weight is tough, I'll give you that. Gaining weight can be tough for some folks too. Sometimes I get so frustrated with myself. I feel like I am doing everything right. I'm sticking to my meal plan, I'm working out HARD at the gym, and drinking tons of water. Why can't I see progress? … Continue reading 7 Common Mistakes When Trying to Lose Weight
Weight loss is all about willpower and calories right? WRONG! Leptin: What is it? Did you know that there is a hormone called leptin in our body that sends signals to our brain when we have enough energy/fat stored to burn calories? Leptin is supposed to tell your brain when you have enough fat stored. … Continue reading Is Leptin To Blame?