Featured Resources

How to Lose Body Fat and Retain Muscle Mass

How to Lose Body Fat and Retain Muscle Mass

We’re in the business of body composition (obviously) and while every person we see in our office has unique and specific goals, a majority of our work involves helping clients gain muscle mass and lose body fat. This is very difficult, but absolutely possible with...

How Does Dehydration Affect Body Composition?

How Does Dehydration Affect Body Composition?

We are made of up to 60% water. You read that correctly: close to two-thirds of our body is comprised of H2O. It’s no surprise that water is one of the most important compounds in the body, with essential functions that keep us alive and healthy. When it comes to body...

How to Interpret Scientific Research to Benefit Your Health

How to Interpret Scientific Research to Benefit Your Health

Scientific research can be confusing and misinterpreted if not carefully examined with an informed and open mind. Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS explains how to be your own detective when reviewing research and how best to extrapolate exercise and nutrition findings to...

6 Surprising Sources of Protein

6 Surprising Sources of Protein

Protein is a necessary part of a well-balanced diet. While protein is touted for its muscle-building capabilities, it has a wide range of functions in the body. Getting enough protein daily is important, but perhaps more important is the source from which protein is...

Is Snacking Good or Bad for Your Diet?

Is Snacking Good or Bad for Your Diet?

In the world of nutrition, you hear everything. Carbs are good, carbs are bad; eat meat, don’t eat meat; three square meals a day, eat every 2 hours. With every decision, there is a philosophy (and industry) to support it. Snacking is among the list of nutrition...

Why You Should Start on Your Summer Goals in the Winter

Why You Should Start on Your Summer Goals in the Winter

We have some bad news: only 8% of people actually stick to their “New Year, New Me” goals they’ve set in January. That means 92% of us revert back to old, unhealthy habits. When warmer weather finally comes around, we are cued with new motivation to get back on track....

What You Need to Know About Omega 3s & 6s

What You Need to Know About Omega 3s & 6s

Let’s be honest: fat has a bad rap. While it often has a negative connotation, there are health benefits to having the right kinds of fat in your diet. Polyunsaturated fats, specifically omega-3s and omega-6s, boast a long list of potential health benefits, but what...

Which is Better: Tracking Calories or Tracking Macros?

Which is Better: Tracking Calories or Tracking Macros?

Accountability comes in many forms. For some, building and keeping nutrition habits consistent means checking in with a friend or coach, or scheduling time each week to meal prep. For many, writing down all food and drink consumed each day helps in staying mindful of...

The Benefits of Hiring a Nutrition Coach

The Benefits of Hiring a Nutrition Coach

What you choose to feed your body every day is not always an easy decision. With so much information out there on what a “healthy diet” looks like, it can seem overwhelming and downright impossible to piece together – and stick to – a nutrition plan that works for...