All entries for July 2018

Can Lack of Sunshine Be Effecting Your Exercise Performance?

Have you ever had a long winter day at work and seemed to miss the short period of daylight?  These cold winter days and lack of sunshine can cause a decrease in Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels,... More »

Protein: Before or After Exercise?

When is the right time to eat a food source that is packed with protein? Is it before your exercise session or after? Our bodies use several energy sources during an exercise bout that allows for our bodies... More »

How Body Fat Percentage Can Trick You

One of the most commonly used measures in fitness is body fat percentage. Men and women alike look at this number as the 'all powerful indicator of health,' and often, put too much stock into this single... More »

Staying on Your Feet

Center of Disease Control (CDC) has reported concerning statistics regarding unconventional injury among adults 65 and older in 2012-2013. Of all unconventional injuries, 55% were due to falls, which is... More »

Active Recovery

Previously in our blog series, we learned the significance of rest between workout days to avoid burnout. However looking on a micro-scale, it is important to understand optimization of rest periods during... More »