Weight Loss & Nutrition

Weight Loss Misconceptions

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

Weight Loss & Nutrition

5 Fat Loss Nutrition Tips

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

Healthy & Happy Life

How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Working a 9-5 might pay the bills but what does it do on your overall health?  Sitting at a desk for 7-8 hours a day can have a serious impact on your mind, body, and soul.  On average most people sit for about 8 hours a day or more.  Sitting for prolonged periods of time… Continue reading How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Healthy & Happy Life

10 Insanely Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Work Out!

TRAIN THE SAME REMAIN THE SAME The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. FITNESS IS LIKE A RELATIONSHIP.   YOU CAN'T CHEAT AND EXPECT IT TO WORK Develop a positive relationship with your workouts and being healthy.  The more respect you have for your health… Continue reading 10 Insanely Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Work Out!

Recipes

Sweat City Smoothie

Super Food, Super Fast Smoothie!  The ultimate way to jam pack as much nutrition as possible into one drink! Ingredients 1 Scoop of vanilla protein 1/4 cup of water (or milk/milk substitute if you prefer) 1/2 cup of frozen berries (we like blueberries and strawberries) 1/2 banana (can be frozen too!) 1 teaspoon flax seed 1… Continue reading Sweat City Smoothie

Bikini Competition

Binging & Body Dysmorphia Post Show

Competing in a bikini competition was the BEST and WORST experience of my life.  Mostly it was the BEST experience of my life but I had no idea the long term effect it would have on me.  There are a lot of things people don't tell you about competing and the side effects of competing. … Continue reading Binging & Body Dysmorphia Post Show

Healthy & Happy Life

The Gym Cat’s Pet Peeve List

As a gym cat who likes to lift, and lift heavy, I've spent a lot of time in gyms all around the United States.  I work hard at the gym and I lift heavy because I love it.  The stigma attached to going to the gym as a woman is ridiculous.  I'm not trying to… Continue reading The Gym Cat’s Pet Peeve List