October 31, 2017

What To Eat Before A Workout?

We often get questions about “what to eat before a workout.” We all have specific needs based on our individual make-up and lifestyles, so the following points are general guidelines for review and practice. Pre-Workout Nutrition: Timing is everything. The ideal time to eat is 1 to 3 hours before a workout[1]. You may have to experiment to see which timeframe does your body good, meaning that you should eat enough to sustain the physical activity but avoid cramping or feeling too full. If you’re working out first thing in the morning, listen to your body as you decide how […]
October 31, 2017

The 7 Habits of Highly Successful… Exercise

What habits could we consistently adopt that would help us to be more successful and get off the fitness seesaw? Habits... Almost 30 years ago Stephen Covey wrote a wildly successful book called the 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. If you haven’t actually read it, you’re probably familiar with it. Stephen had studied how the habits of some of history’s most successful people, across the full spectrum of academia, industry and history, modeled consistent patterns of behavior that seemed to contribute to their remarkable success. His premise was that people of integrity and character who had made significant impact on […]
October 17, 2017

168 Hours Isn’t Enough?

It can be tough to carve out a few hours of the 168 available each week… So, you’re finding it difficult to make time to exercise? Well, you’re not alone. Most folks feel this way. But, we all have the same number of hours in each week, 168 of them. How are some people more effective at making time? Well, certainly it begins with their mindset. Abundance vs Scarcity It may have to do with whether they view each week with a mindset of abundance or of scarcity. When we think of the week as having 168 hours that sure […]