You really have to use your gourd to eat healthy and clean during pumpkin spice overload season. Temptations abound to threaten your resolve for maintaining a diet that will accomplish your fitness goals. Yet you don’t need to lock away all your favorites while everyone around you enjoys the sweet and unique flavor of the world’s most beloved gourd.
Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Thanksgiving
Jax Nutrition is Jacksonville's preeminent health and nutrition headquarters. In addition to their complete selection of nutritional supplements, guilt-free snacks, and proteins, Jax Nutrition is proud to present a new line of healthy, all-natural treats created with both taste and content in mind! These desserts, which include cake pops, whoopie pies, and more, offer a delicious option for those who do not want to sacrifice their sweet tooth for a healthier diet.
Seems like yesterday we were all celebrating the arrival of long summer days full of fun and sun. Now, the school year has crept back up on us! As the last summer sunsets ease us into autumn, it's time to make a plan for meeting a new school schedule head on.
Topics: Nutrition, meal plan, Health Tips, fitness
Whether your goal is to lose weight or build muscle, when you eat is every bit as important as what you eat. For either goal to succeed, you must control the amount of calories you consume while simultaneously maximizing your intake of protein and other key nutrients. The timing of your meals and snacks affects your ability to manage what you eat. The following guide will help you determine both what you should be eating to gain muscle or lose weight and when to eat it:
Topics: Metabolism, Diet, Nutrition, meal plan, Health Tips
If New Year’s is the time to set bold new fitness goals, February is the make or breaking point. Even the most committed fitness enthusiasts often have trouble keeping their exercise resolutions. To break this cycle and stay fit throughout the year, you must:
Topics: Nutrition, energy, HIIT, Health Tips, fit, motivation, fitness
Valentine’s Day is all about showing your love for the people you care about most. Nothing shows your love more clearly than focusing on your favorite people’s health! Whether you’re spending it with your spouse of 20+ years or your best friend, an eye toward good nutrition and fitness tells your loved one that you hope they will be around to share your life for many years to come.
Topics: Diet, Nutrition, meal plan, energy, Holiday Health,
Good nutrition has gone high tech! Modern technology has made tracking your progress towards better health and fitness as easy as playing with your smartphone. Fitness tracker apps now give you the power to collect valuable data on your food consumption, your calorie counts, and your exercise routine while offering advice on how to further improve.
Topics: Diet, Weight Loss, Nutrition, meal plan, Apps
If you have resolved to make 2017 the year that you get physically fit, you need a solid game plan to achieve that goal. So often, most people start out thinking they will go to the gym, eat some salad and expect to see fast results. The problem is that getting fit isn’t necessarily that simple, and many can get bored with their workouts, feel deprived of their favorite foods, frustrated they aren’t seeing immediate results, or all of the above. This causes many people throw in the towel and maybe think about retrying once the next New Year rolls around. This year, instead of giving up, try a different approach by adding HIIT to your workout and still “have your cake and eat it too” (in moderation, of course).
Topics: Protein, Muscle Building, Weight Loss, Carbs, Nutrition, HIIT, Preworkout
Work toward the body you envision yourself having doesn't stop when you fall asleep. Improving your health and physical appearance is a 24-hour process, and understanding that your body does important work while you rest is one of the keys to more efficient progress toward your physical fitness goals. How you act on that knowledge can have a significant impact on your goals as well.
Topics: Health, Diet, Protein, Muscle Building, Weight Loss, Nutrition
Let’s face it; there is a lot of talk about how much protein you need in your diet to keep your body strong and healthy. According to the United States Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA), the recommended amount of for the average adult is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight daily. The problem with this recommended amount is that it doesn’t take into account the daily nutritional needs of the physically active adult according to a report published by the National Institutes of Health.