wellness spotlight

What is a Health Coach and Why Are They Important?

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
While most people know their lifestyle behaviors impact physical and mental health, many individuals and groups struggle to meet basic recommendations for movement, healthful nutrition, proper rest and sleep, and stress management.
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Nutrition spotlight

The Benefits of Nutrient Timing

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Have you ever wondered if eating at specific times mattered? Does science truly exist behind the manipulation of specific foods and feeding times?  Well, the answer is yes… it's called nutrient timing. Nutrient timing is defined as the "manipulation of ...
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wellness spotlight

The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
We live in a culture that glorifies overworking and under-recovering. This is true in all disciplines; whether you work in an office or hospital, or are an athlete. We are often taught from a young age with very full schedules, that sleep comes second to ...
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Muscles

Why Rest Days Are Important for Muscle Building

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Rest is an aspect of recovery that focuses on improving daily sleep amount and quality, limiting stress, and increasing physical and psychological relaxation. Of course, your body needs to rest after a tough workout, but how can rest help you achieve a ...
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wellness

An Ode to Getting Outside: How Time in Nature Improves Our Wellbeing

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Day and along with considering each of our impacts on the planet, you might think about how your relationship to our world impacts wellness and wellbeing. There’s growing evidence that time spent outside isn’t only good for ...
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wellness

What Does a Corporate Wellness Specialist Do?

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Over half of the working population works in a corporate setting (Barrows 2021). Corporate jobs are notorious for being sedentary in nature, high-stress, with long hours, and easy access to low-nutrition foods (hello, breakroom donuts). To help their ...
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Bodybuilding

Everything You Need to Know About Intra-Workout Supplements

Andre Adams
Andre Adams |
With all of the information and supplements in the fitness and wellness industry, it can be very overwhelming trying to decide what the best pre-, intra-, and post-workout supplementation is based on your specific goals. In this blog we will focus on ...
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wellness

Top 5 Foods to Limit Anxiety & Boost Wellness

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
When it comes to stress, anxiety, or depression, medication seems to be at the forefront as a treatment. But what if you're wanting to take a more holistic approach? It has been well established that physical activity plays a significant role in reducing ...
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CPT

Clean Bulking Mistakes to Avoid

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Bulking is a term that is used to describe the process people utilize to build/add muscle tissue. Except in rare situations, being in a calorie surplus (meaning you consume more calories than you expend) is required to build muscle. The other requirement ...
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wellness

Balancing Stress Begins with Boundaries

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
April is National Stress Awareness Month, and you might find that your feeds are full of posts on meditation, mindfulness, and other tools that we’ve all heard can help manage stress. But there’s often something important missing from the stress ...
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