NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

We have a pretty simple philosophy with nutrition.  You are what you eat!  Think about all the variables that occur in your everyday life.  The one thing you have complete control over is what you feed your body to be lean, strong, and vibrant.

NUTRITION:
CARBS

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Carbohydrates are the body’s primary source of metabolic energy fuel. They are the exclusive fuel source for red blood cells and the primary fuel for nerve cells. Consuming an adequate amount of carbohydrates before intense exercise will prevent the breakdown of muscle, sparing it from the metabolic process of fueling the body .... (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
PROTIENS

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Proteins are found in every cell body and perform a myriad of functions. Proteins are made up of sequences of amino acids. There are 22 amino acids which are categorized as essential or non-essential. Essential amino acids (EAA’s) must be acquired from .... (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION: 
Approach


There is no one-size fits all solution to eating, there are however guidelines to follow that get you the most out of your training. Learn more about eating for YOUR goals. (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
STRATEGIES FOR 
WEIGHT LOSS

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There are a million ideas for diets out there, fad diets, food limiting diets, low-carb, high carb, low fat, high fat, and everything in between. Let’s get down to the basics. There are a few things that ... (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
ANTIOXIDANTS

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Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells and are caused she your body breaks down foods or is exposed to radiation or tobacco smoke. These free radicals are linked to certain diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and other diseases. (MORE INFO)

 

NUTRITION:
FATS

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Fat is a nutrient that provides the body with 9 calories per gram. Aside from providing energy, it also has some other key functions which include aiding in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins and producing hormones. One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding this nutrient is that eating fat will make you fat. (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
Strategies for Sports Performance

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Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two types of inflammatory bowel disease. Both involve an immune reaction against the intestinal tract. And even t... (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
CROHN'S DISEASE

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Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two types of inflammatory bowel disease. Both involve an immune reaction against the intestinal tract. And even though they are different diseases, they act very similarly and a similar nutritional guidelines can help in managing and even alleviating signs and symptoms of the diseases. (MORE INFO)

NUTRITION:
Event Preparation

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Preparing the muscle for an aerobic endurance event should ideally begin three days before the competition. Trained athletes eating an adequate amount of carbohydrates have enough muscle glycogen stores to sustain 60 to 90 minutes of . .... (MORE INFO)

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