America's Greatest Threat
What if I told you that there is a killer responsible for over 600,000 Americans deaths, each year? And, what if I said this killer is projected to kill even more Americans in the future? The natural tendency is to demand action to stop this killer in its tracks and come up with a solution to save lives, immediately; however, for decades, this problem has been swept under the rug and ignored. With the recent tragedy in Orlando, some politicians may have you convinced that ter
Balancing Life and Work for Better Health
It’s a fact: life is crazy. Typical Americans are spending 9 to 10 hours at work, with an extra hour spent while stuck in traffic (for some, it is more than that), then you have to factor in the huge responsibility of caring for your kids, so being able to dedicate time for going to the gym and cooking healthy meals is a lot to ask from many individuals. In addition to that, socioeconomic factors play a major role, as well. While, I do not have the one solution that can solve
Let's Talk About Stress
According to the American Psychological Association, women reportedly experience more stress than their male counterparts do. The reasons for this range from work, money, family, etc. Additionally, married women report higher levels of stress than single women do (if you are a woman whose mother is constantly pressuring you to get married, this is a nice, little defense mechanism to use). What’s more is that when steps are not taken to actively reduce stress levels, health co
Chocolate Milk: Legit Recovery Beverage or Not?
Like many fellow personal trainers, when I first heard of drinking chocolate milk as a post-workout recovery beverage, I immediately thought that this was nothing more than a mere marketing campaign from the dairy industry to boost sales. I thought that this had to be too good to be true because chocolate milk is notorious for being unhealthy, so, I did what a health expert should do upon encountering new information— research. Low and behold, a number of studies have be perf