How Diet Affects Your Hormones

Starting a diet is an exciting time in your life in which you are much more aware of what you eat and get to monitor your weight loss in real-time. What you eat can also affect your hormones. Not only that, but lots of things affect your hormones, and if they’re not managed, it can lead to more severe problems … Read More

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Why Activated Charcoal?

What charcoal is and its makeup Charcoal is a black porous solid material that remains after wood is burnt under certain limited-oxygen conditions for a long duration of time. Under such conditions, components of wood such as water and organic matter evaporate, leaving behind briquettes of charcoal residue. The chemical components of charcoal, according to laboratory analysis, include water in … Read More

Every Vegetable Isn’t Created Equal

Featured image courtesy of Katie the caterer When it comes to eating healthy, it’s easy to make the mistake of thinking that all vegetables are good for you in the same way. We all know fruits and vegetables are an important part of a balanced diet—but not all veggies are created equal. Some are higher in protein and fiber, which … Read More

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4 Reasons Your Family Should Spend More Time Outside

Image Courtesy of Centerra Although exercise is essential for everyone, you do not necessarily need an exclusive gym membership to have an optimal workout. Experts recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day and exercising outdoors is as just beneficial (and much cheaper) than joining a gym. Below are four reasons you and your family should consider … Read More

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Kidney-Friendly Diet Tips for Barbecue Lovers

Barbecues are great. They bring families and friends together to enjoy a beautiful day together, and the lure of delicious food is just the sauce on the steak (so to speak). However, those who suffer from kidney disease have many limitations in their diet, which can really put a damper on a barbecue lover’s spirit. Great news for those who … Read More

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Serious Gains: 3 Muscle-Building Meals to Try at Home

Looking to put on muscle? For many individuals, gaining quality muscle can be a challenge — and often it’s because they’re not eating right. You don’t need fancy protein powders to put on the muscle mass you’re looking for (unless you’re a bodybuilder or professional athlete) — everything you need is in your kitchen.  Here are three delicious muscle-building meals … Read More

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Getting the Vitamins Your Body Needs While on the Keto Diet

The Ketogenic (Keto) Diet is a low carbohydrate, moderate protein, high fat diet. It’s recently been highly publicized on social media and in certain health circles. This diet has a host of health benefits, but is not without its challenges. Getting your fruit and vegetable-based vitamins and minerals, while keeping your net carbohydrates low can be a difficult balancing act. … Read More

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5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Outlook on Life

Life is short, so it’s important to enhance its quality as much as possible while you’re living it. There are so many messages out there about what you should be focused on that it can be hard to figure out what to do. Here are a few things you should be prioritizing. Exercise Exercise can help you in monumental ways. … Read More

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New to CrossFit? What to Expect From Your First Class

You’ve heard a lot of people talking about CrossFit, and you’ve decided it’s finally time to see what all the chatter is about. Maybe you’ve called a few gyms and finally decided on one, or maybe you just scheduled your first class. Now you’re completely overwhelmed and intimidated, and you have no idea what to expect. It’s okay. We’re here to … Read More

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5 Keto Friendly Ways to Increase Protein Consumption

Combining your crossfit training with a Keto Friendly diet that balances fat, protein, and carbohydrates requires constant maintenance. It’s a careful balance because too much protein could throw you out of ketosis, while too little could result in muscle loss and hunger. Protein is the most satisfying macronutrient and necessary for building muscle, so here are a few ketosis-friendly ways … Read More