Ranked as the #1 diet in the country in 2018, try implementing the fresh and delicious foods from countries around the Mediterranean to your diet. Here is the order of diet categories moving up the Mediterranean diet pyramid. Physical activity and social connections emphasized at the foundation of the pyramid. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, […]
These six tips may change the way you think about your fat-burning strategy: Strength training- Resistance helps build muscle and cut fat by increasing calories burned at rest. More protein- Suppresses appetite with less calories while supporting muscle mass preservation. Sleep to success- Decreases risk of weight gain by minimizing appetite and hunger Watch […]
Try implementing this list of 20 high-protein food options when trying to build muscle: Eggs Nuts Protein shake Full-fat cottage cheese Chickpeas Lean beef Rotisserie chicken Lentils Salmon Fermented dairy products Scallops Chia seeds Plain Greek yogurt Brown rice Tuna Pork tenderloin Beans Almond butter Quinoa Turkey REFERENCE The Editors. The Top 30 Muscle-building Foods. […]
REST FOR RESULTS: HOW SLEEP HELPS WEIGHT LOSS Sleep for weight loss When your body is deprived of quality sleep, it responds the same as if it were experiencing physical stress. Lack of sleep causes your body to release chemicals telling your body to quickly refuel, leading to sugar cravings. Look good, feel good Sleep […]
Eating the right bedtime foods will help you fall asleep quicker, build lean muscle while you snooze and keep you satisfied all night long to avoid morning hunger and next-day junk food cravings. Here are some nutrient-packed snacks to benefit your body before bedtime: Greek yogurt – High in protein and low in sugar to […]
Studies show that some of your summer favorites help more than just satisfying your sweet tooth or refresh your body on a hot day. Try these eight food and drink options with secret health benefits: Watermelon – Stay hydrated while satisfying hunger with fewer calories. Corn – Protect your eyes from damaging UV rays with […]
Implementing healthy eating habits can be a challenge. Keep these four easy eating tips in mind to help you lose fat, build muscle, and improve your overall health. Boost your protein with omega-3s – Along with lean meats consider fish as a healthy protein. Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids linked to improved heart, bone, muscle […]
You can maintain the fitness goals you’ve achieved during the summer or continue to strive towards goals still in progress. Here are three tips to help set your mind on end-of-summer success. Match your exercise to your goal – Not all exercises are created equal. Different exercises have different effects on the body. Whether you […]
Your friends are invited to work out for FREE at Stockbridge Wellness Center during Bring a Buddy Week. They will gain access to state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment on the fitness floor, group exercise classes, and our degreed and certified fitness specialists. We’re celebrating Bring a Buddy Week from Monday, August 20 – Saturday, August […]
Post-workout pain can creep up on you when trying a new exercise or pushing yourself a little too hard. While these effects can linger for 2 to 3 days, there are ways to help prevent body aches. Here are 7 ways to avoid muscle soreness. Stretch – Lengthening tight muscles helps mobility and thorough recovery. […]
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