Fitness

SPRING CLEAN YOUR FRIDGE

katelyn - March 6, 2018

Spring is the perfect time to purge. There is something about birds chirping and flowers  blooming that makes me want to open the windows and burn sage while dusting my baseboards. Tidy drawers and bathroom spaces make us say ‘ahhhhh”, yet we often forget one of the most important places to de-clutter, the refrigerator. Cleaning out the junk drawer is just as necessary but those …

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THERMOGENIC FOODS THAT BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

katelyn - December 8, 2017

Winter is typically a time where we naturally want to hibernate. We tend to go for carbs and warmer foods because it is our bodies way of telling us know we need to stay warm during the cold months. Even though it has been a warm 75 here in Charlotte in December. It is literally in our DNA to consume more calories during this time …

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SUMMERTIME FINE

katelyn - July 12, 2017

Summer is flying by and here we are half way through it already. If you feel like you have lost track of your goals it’s okay, don’t beat yourself up about it. First of all every body has a bikini body and you should feel proud of the body you have because it is unique to you. The era of the “bikini body” is over …

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VALENTINES FIT GIFT GUIDE

katelyn - February 14, 2017

Whether you are single or have a significant other, I fully believe in treating yo self and what better day to do it than valentines day. Especially if you have been putting in work at the gym you deserve to celebrate your hard work! You go girl, or guy. We put together the perfect gift guide for any fitness, health, and wellness junkies like us. …

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THE BEST WORKOUTS IN CHARLOTTE

katelyn - January 14, 2017

New year, new you? Personally I have always thought that saying is bs, we do this weird thing where when every new year unfolds itself in all its glory we think we somehow that we are going to be born again. In some sense that is true, maybe over the holidays you overindulged like I did but it’s all in moderation like anything else right? …

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THE BEST CONDITIONING WORKOUT YOU MIGHT NOT BE DOING

katelyn - November 24, 2016

Most people think of children playing when they hear “jump rope” but using a speed rope is anything but playing around. Did you ever jump rope as a kid? Speedroping is the same technique. Whether or not you just started working out or are an athelte looking to increase your agility and performance, speed ropes are virtually great for everyone. Jump rope training has been …

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MACROS

katelyn - October 17, 2016

We all choose to exercise for different reasons, and we all have different goals and objectives in mind when it comes to our health, fitness, and well-being in general. With that being said however, one thing that does remain a constant, is the fact that you need to have your diet in check if you wish to reach your goals and objectives. For a lot …

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WHAT YOU SHOULD BE EATING PRE & POST WORKOUT

katelyn - September 10, 2016

As far as working out  is concerned, there are questions that experts hear almost every day. Questions regarding what you should eat pre and post-workout is one of them! Proper nutrition is vital for seeing optimal results in the gym. Getting the right fuel before you workout is key to having more energy, getting in more reps, and burning more calories throughout the day. Eat …

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HOW TO STAY FIT ON-THE-GO

katelyn - July 10, 2016

Have a busy schedule, but still want to stay fit? Are you always on the go? No problem! From push-ups and dips to stretching, there are plenty of moves you can do anytime, anywhere. Bodyweight exercises are just as effective as those performed at gym machines. The key is to be consistent and use proper form. Here are the top five best exercises to stay …

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HOW TO BECOME A MORNING WORKOUT PERSON

katelyn - July 6, 2016

Working out is hard enough, but working out in the morning is completely out of the question for many. Not only will it cut into their sleep time, but trying to fit in a workout when their mornings are already chaotic enough can be an all out drag. But despite the challenges, working out in the AM is actually better than waiting until after work …

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