What to Pack in Your Food Cooler for Competition Day
Written by Jean Thorson

It’s finally here. The big event that you have been training hard for. The gym bag is packed with all your shoes, two jump ropes, knee sleeves, lifting belt, tape, extra socks, a couple changes of clothes, towels, mobility gadgets and everything else to prepare you for the gym floor. But what about that food cooler? Is it packed with the essentials to keep you going until the end of that last workout? The last thing you want is to bonk on that last workout that is in your wheelhouse,

2 Things that Affect Metabolism that You THINK You can’t Control (but You CAN)
Written by Michele Vieux

You can throw the age-old excuse of having a “fast” or “slow” metabolism out the window if you actually want to reach your body composition goals. You are not a victim of your metabolism – how quickly you burn calories or fat can be controlled by you in many ways. You just have to know what you CAN control and how.

Over the past two weeks, we discussed two things – diet and exercise

2 Things that Affect Metabolism that You THINK You can’t Control (but You CAN)
Written by Michele Vieux

You can throw the age-old excuse of having a “fast” or “slow” metabolism out the window if you actually want to reach your body composition goals. You are not a victim of your metabolism – how quickly you burn calories or fat can be controlled by you in many ways. You just have to know what you CAN control and how.

Over the past two weeks, we discussed two things – diet and exercise

Banana Bread Oatmeal Recipe
Recipe by Kaitlyn Kassis

Oatmeal is a simple, convenient source of carbohydrates – but let’s be honest, it can get a bit monotonous day after day. This recipe takes a little more time and effort than your typical oats + water in the microwave for 2 minutes, but the end result is worth it. I have found that adding the ingredients into the oatmeal as it cooks gives the oats a more complex flavor and richer consistency.

Give it a try…but be warned, it will make it really hard to eat plain,

2 Easy Ways to Control Your Metabolism (Part 2 – Diet)
Written by Michele Vieux

You can throw the age-old excuse of having a “fast” or “slow” metabolism out the window if you actually want to reach your body composition goals. You are not a victim of your metabolism – how quickly you burn calories or fat can be controlled by you in many ways. You just have to know what you CAN control and HOW.

There are a number of things that should be considered when trying to make the most of your metabolism.