Your heart rate during exercise provides some very valuable information. Your heart rate in an exercise bout will determine not only the number of calories you burn but what your body predominantly used as fuel (fat vs carbs). Don’t rely on a buddy who is going through the same workout as you, to give … Read more Why Train With A Heart Rate Monitor?
When it comes to weight loss many forget their recovery nutrition post workout. For some there still exists this idea that if they eat less and exercise more they will lose weight. I see it time and time again where people are eating far too little calories and are putting way too much effort in … Read more 8 Whole Food Recovery Snacks
For those of you that know my educational background you know my first degree is in exercise science. The first part of my career was spent as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer in various settings. I have let most of my training jobs go to focus on being a mom first and my … Read more Sometimes the Trainer Needs a Trainer
Sweat dripping down your body, muscles clinching, and your thighs are shaking. These are all signs that you worked hard and had a great workout, but they are also signs that you have depleted your energy stores. In order to get the most out of your workout one must replenish their body with proper … Read more Post Workout Nutrition–Speed recovery, Increase Results