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How to Become a Successful Fitness Professional

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With Guest Blogger, Andy Stern For many years, personal training and instructing group fitness classes have been only lucrative side jobs, but now, more and more professionals are turning these...

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Back to Basics: Macronutrients

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With Guest Blogger, Blair Solberger Macros (macronutrients) is one of the more commonly used terms in the fitness industry. You may have heard the term before, such as counting macros,...

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MICRONUTRIENTS: AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

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Counting macros is recognized by many as an important part of any fitness routine and with the growing interest in flexible dieting and IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros), many...

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The Power of #FitFam and the Group Fitness Craze

With Guest Blogger, Andy Stern Group fitness may not be a new concept, but we have seen a massive international trend over the past twenty years in group fitness classes....

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IS YOUR PLAYLIST HELPING YOUR WORKOUT

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With Guest Blogger Andy Stern For any group fitness junkie, the music playing can make or break the workout. It plays a huge part in the class experience. Not only does...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP

With Guest Blogger, Andy Stern For most of us, getting a good night’s sleep seems like a thing of the past. We constantly live in a state of tiredness. Staying up...

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GOODBYE WINTER BLUES, HELLO MOTIVATION!

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Whether you live in California or Coastal Canada, winter in North America means the sun sets on or about the time that the average work day ends; oftentimes it’s dark...

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DOING CHEAT MEALS THE RIGHT WAY: 5 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND

With the holidays in full swing, you’re probably already having, or at least thinking about having, a few cheat meals. And you’ve probably heard that these meals can help you...

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WHAT IS L-GLUTAMINE AND WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOU?

With all the varying information circulating about the numerous types of supplements that you can be taking, it can be hard to determine exactly which supplements are right for you,...

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THE SQUAT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The squat is a fundamental movement pattern and arguably one of the most critical movements to improve sports performance, reduce injury, and support lifelong physical activity. Not only is the...

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THE PERFECT POST-WORKOUT REFUEL: WHAT TO EAT AFTER A WORKOUT

The hard part is over. You’ve made it through another workout. You’re feeling good, feeling healthy, feeling fit, and feeling hungry. So now you may be asking yourself, ‘what should...

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PRE-WORKOUT FUEL: WHAT TO EAT BEFORE A WORKOUT

How you choose to fuel your body before a workout can make the difference between a good workout and a great workout. Choosing the right macronutrient combinations pre (and post) workout can...

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