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Muscle Mass, Muscle Quality, Hydration & Aging Newsletter

Larissa Herbert

     Whether you’re an aspiring Ironman triathlon contender or an aging veteran of life, there are some guidelines and body composition measurements that will tell you how well you’re taking care of yourself.

Long distance athletes and the elderly both need to monitor and try to maintain higher levels of Hydration. Hydration is like fuel in the tank of your car and will 

Visceral Fat Newsletter

Larissa Herbert

      Visceral Fat is a silent killer.  Carrying too much Visceral Fat is a serious health problem.  According to the Mayo Clinic, the dangers of high Visceral Fat is: Heart disease, Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and high cholesterol *1.

     What is Visceral Fat? Visceral Fat is the fat around the organs in the abdominal cavity. If you go to the doctor for Visceral Fat

Hydration Newsletter

Larissa Herbert

     Why should body water % be monitored? Because most people in general do not drink enough water. A large percentage of people wait until they feel thirsty to drink water, but that’s when the body is already showing signs of mild dehydration. Since dehydration is most often caused by sweating, athletes tend to get dehydrated when training or competing. Being able to

Side Effects Of Extreme Weight Loss You May Have Not Known

Keith Erickson (Tanita)
There are plenty of benefits to losing weight, especially if you are overweight or obese. You have more energy, you look and feel better and you cut your risk of many health problems such as: diabetes, depression, cardiovascular disease and cancers.

Conquering Junk Food Cravings

Paul Tesarski
People tend to eat sugary, junky food when they are stressed out. These foods actually reduce levels of hormone cortisol in your bloodstream, thus relieving stress at least temporarily and hardwiring you to seek out these kinds of food.

Hydration Myths That Could Cause Your Health To Suffer

Keith Erickson (Tanita)
Hydration is about so much more than H20 and there are many hydration myths out there. Avoiding these hydration myths and calibrate the balance correctly you’ll supercharge your health.

Cutting 300 Calories A Day Can Improve Your Metabolic Health

Paul Tesarski
You don’t have to go on a crash diet to improve your health. Cutting calories out of your daily diet may be enough to improve biomarkers for metabolic syndrome.

Things You Should Do After Every Workout

Keith Erickson (Tanita)
Your workout shouldn’t end after you last rep. in order to benefit from each training session you should devote as much time to your post-workout routine as you do to everything leading up to it.

Why You Eat More, If Your Diet Consists of Processed Foods

Caitlin Golden
In a report published in the journal Cell Metabolism experts compared differences in calorie consumptions between unprocessed and ultra-processed diets. Even when the diets matched in fat content those who were eating ultra-processed diets still ate more food and gained more weight.

The Diet Change That Can Cut Your Risk of an Exercise-Triggered Heart Attack

Caitlin Golden
Fish has been proven to be very beneficial to one’s diet, it has numerous health benefits such as muscle recovery, warding off stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Now a new study has found another health benefit.

What Is CBD And How Does It Help?

Caitlin Golden
Cannabidiol also known and CBD has become more and more popular in the media, and people have been told to start adding it in their post-workout smoothie or their morning coffee, but why? What is CBD?

Do You Need To Get Rid Of All Carbs To Lose Weight?

Caitlin Golden
When people want to lose weight the first thing, they think to cut is carbs.

How Messing With Your Body Clock Can Hurt Your Health

Caitlin Golden
Do you feel tired around the same time every night or wake up around the same time every morning? You have your body clock to thank for that.

What is the Macro diet and can it help with weight loss?

Caitlin Golden
You might not have heard of counting macros, but a macro diet can be beneficial for anyone who’s looking to make smart food choices that fit their goals

Are we sitting too much? Does exercise cancel that out?

Caitlin Golden
Americans continue to spend more and more time sitting down each day.

What are BCAAs and should you be taking them?

Caitlin Golden
First let’s talk about amino acids. Those are the building blocks of protein that helps your body build muscle, repair muscle damage and regulate immune function.

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOUR SKIP A MEAL?

Caitlin Golden
You woke up late so you skipped breakfast, you had meetings during lunch so maybe you skipped lunch or you’re trying out intermittent fasting to help you lose weight.

How Yo-yo Dieting Can Wreck Your Body And Mess With Your Metabolism

Caitlin Golden
Yo-yo dieting doesn’t just affect your ability to lose weight it can also have consequences for your health.

Staying Hydrated Means Staying Healthy

Caitlin Golden
When the temperatures rise, it’s important to drink enough whether you are playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun.

How Can You Increase Your Metabolism And Burn Calories?

Caitlin Golden
You probably don’t need a doctor to tell you that your metabolism slows down with age. The average woman gains 1 ½ pounds a year during her adult life amounting to almost 40 bounds by her 50s. But there are ways for anyone to build their metabolism back up.