Sugar Kick the Habit

By now, we probably know that a regular exercise program and proper nutrition can result in improved health, feelings of well-being, and weight loss. The types of food we consume, or the fuel that goes into our body, plays a tremendous role in these factors. Recently, sugar seems to be everywhere – not just in the foods we eat, but …

Music and Exercise

You do not have to go far inside a health club to realize that many people prefer to listen to music when exercising. For most people the attraction is the pleasant diversion that the music provides from their workout; however, the benefits of exercising to music go beyond the psychological effects. Music can have a physiological impact as well. Benefits …

Creating Exercise Habits

Creating Exercise Habits The beginning of the year is often a time when many people commit to a New Year’s resolution. Research indicates that approximately 45% of the population commits to at least one resolution, but of those that do, the vast majority have abandoned it by Valentine’s Day! Common New Year’s resolutions are committing to weight loss and starting …

10 THINGS I WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

1.      FORGET CALORIE COUNTING As you lose weight your metabolism changes so calories in vs. calories out don’t hold up. 2.      EAT MORE VEGGIES This one may seem obvious but if you look at the one thing each and every diet has in common…it’s veggies! 3.      DON’T BE AFRAID OF CARBS There have been many studies that support the consumption …

Do You Really Need A Rest Day After Exercise?

You are a slacker! You won’t build muscle, strength or lose weight if you take a rest day…said no Kasey EVER! Does this sound familiar? If it does, then let me start by asking you, “How do you feel after a sleepless night?” If you are anything like me than your answer would be, “not so good”. As a Mom …

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Are You Drinking Enough Water? Tank up for more energy and give your metabolism a boost! Hit The Gym Wet To get the most from your workouts, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends drinking about 17 ounces of water two hours before exercise to allow for adequate hydration. During exercise, drink regularly to replace the water lost through sweating. …

NEW YEAR, BETTER DECISIONS!

HELLO 2019! As we enter into the new year I am sure there are a number of you who have resolutions that involve some aspect of health and fitness. Am I right? If so, GREAT! I am right there with you! I don’t like to say, “New Year, New You” because you are and always will be your wonderful, unique self! …

11 Rocking Gift Ideas for the Fitness Lover in your Life

Yup, Christmas is right around the corner. And it’s coming with full force. Being a mama and a fitness lover, and also on a path to semi-minimalism, I want any gifts I give or recommend to be FULLY functional and useful. But it’s also fun to have a little pizzazz! Hydroflask A good water bottle is essential! We need so much …

Brandy’s TRUE Transformation

BRANDY’S STORY My first spinning class ever, was on December 1st , 2016.  Opening day of True Ride.  About one third of the way into class, while standing on the bike, my legs actually gave out on me and I struggled to get back in the seat.  After class was over, I had a difficult time taking the three small …

Get to Know the Power Console

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER The most accurate, lightest weight measurement tool in cycling is changing indoor cycling. Unlike most fitness equipment power meters, Stages Power was born from the needs of the world’s best professional cyclists and perfected for indoor. Now indoor riders can benefit from the precision of training with power. Whether you’re counting calories or logging in-depth interval statistics, Stages Power technology …