Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Body Mass Index



BMI only takes height and weight into account. It ignores muscle mass and body fat percentage, making it a questionable method of measuring health for those living an active and fit lifestyle. What are your thoughts? Coach Calorie shares food for thought.


"Now, do you think that a 5’6″ male that works out, and is 181 pounds at 8% body fat is overweight? I don’t, but according to this chart, that person wouldn’t just be considered overweight, he would be borderline obese. You tell me, does this person look like he’s almost obese?" - Coach Calorie

Read more:
http://www.coachcalorie.com/is-bmi-accurate/

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Eat for Muscle Soreness

Feeling sore after working out? These foods support the healing process, helping alleviate the pain while building stronger muscles.



The Best Food to Eat for Muscle Soreness

"Your muscles might feel sore after a run or overdoing it at the gym, particularly if you don't normally exercise as rigorously. This occurs due to muscle damage and the buildup of natural waste products in your cells. Eating the right foods before and after physical activity can help your muscles heal faster, ease soreness and pain and even protect against muscle damage in the first place." - Nadia Haris

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dietary Fat Myths

Dietary fats have gotten a bad name.
Know the facts from the myths with Everyday Health.
http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/myths-and-facts-about-dietary-fat-and-your-heart/

"If you have heart disease or conditions like atrial fibrillation, you may have been told that a diet low in saturated fats will help. For heart health, you may have believed that a low-fat diet would protect you. But now that some studies report links between saturated fats and heart disease may not be that strong, what should you do?"

Monday, June 16, 2014

Tailored To You

Every body is different. That's why we tailor a unique fitness and nutrition program to each of our clients! We have experts in every field ready to train and assist wherever you need us.


Schedule your session here!
http://www.elementfitness.net/appointment.html


  • Cardio
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Martial Arts
  • Personal Training
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Massage Therapy
  • Friday, May 2, 2014

    Pesticide Content

    Can't shop organic? You should know about what's in your favorite fruits and veggies. MindBodyGreen shares 7 raw foods grown with the most and least pesticides.


    Read them here. http://bit.ly/1kbzfQ3

    Friday, March 14, 2014

    Pushup Perfect

    Are pushups the perfect primal exercise? See how physically engaging a pushup really. Mark's Daily Apple gives an in-depth description.



    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/push-ups-the-perfect-primal-exercise/#axzz2udv5iYm3

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014

    Modern Diet

    The modern American diet is responsible for many of the health issues in our country. Business Insider's 11 charts highlight exactly what those problems are.


    See them here: http://www.businessinsider.com/whats-wrong-with-the-modern-diet-charts-2014-2
    Are there any reasons you feel belong on the list?