Weight Loss & Nutrition

Don’t Get Salty: Reduce Salt Intake and Shake the Habit

Americans are still eating too much salt! Adults still take in an average of 3,400 milligrams (mg) per day- that's well above the federal guideline of 2,300 mg or less daily. The American Heart Association's recommended cap is 1,500mg, which is less than 1 teaspoon a day (Seeber 2016). Sodium comes in many forms in… Continue reading Don’t Get Salty: Reduce Salt Intake and Shake the Habit

Fitness Training

Free Weights Vs. Machines: Dumbbells, Machines, Barbells Oh My!

Machines Vs. Free Weights In the left corner, we have Free Weights the home of Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Barbells, and anything else you can pick up!  In the Right corner, we have Machines the basic pulley system. This will be an interesting fight between resistance training!  Who's ready for this epic match up? "Let's Get Ready To… Continue reading Free Weights Vs. Machines: Dumbbells, Machines, Barbells Oh My!

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

One of the most powerful tools to fight inflammation won't be found at the pharmacy.  Your local grocery store will carry exactly what you need to fit inflammation.  Some foods and beverages may actually have more anti-inflammatory effects what you get at the pharmacy. Inflammation can be good and bad!  Inflammation can help your body defend… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Foods