Are You Eating too Much Fat?
Eating too much of anything will lead to weight gain but when people are trying to lose weight the macro-nutrient they mistakenly reduce or cut out completely is healthy fats. Healthy fats are super-critical to a healthy metabolism by helping us feel full, it fuels our bodies and the right kinds can help manage inflammation which helps us burn fat! Nuts, seeds and oils (like coconut, flax and almond) are all great sources of healthy fat. Some animal fat is even beneficial
The MAGIC Pill to Losing Body Fat
We are now heading into week 6 of the Burn it to Earn FIT team transformation challenge... the FINAL week. So far the teams have lost an amazing 877.1 pounds of FAT. That's just over 11.5 pounds of fat PER PERSON! So what's the secret magic formula to all that fat loss? It's actually incredibly simple, build lean muscle and MEAL PLANNING so that we can eat well and BURN FAT. We’ve probably all heard the quote attributed to Ben Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you are p
"Should my kids be in a Sports Training Program?"
I get asked a lot about youth training and when kids should start a program or what program will help (their) kid excel at (name of sport/ athletic endeavor). I really like this article from the NSCA, the National Strength and Conditioning Association which lays out guidelines as to the kinds of activities/movements kids should be using at what age. At Fuse Fitness Coaching we offer our SPARKS Youth Performance Enhancement Training which is designed to teach kids proper bod
Does Nutritional Timing Matter?
This week I have the opportunity to talk to you about protein! When it comes to health, protein is a critical component. Proteins form our organs, our hair, our nerves and muscles, and help assemble into hormones. Since my hair is falling out, my organs seem to be working fine, hormones are in balance, my nerves are good (except when my 3 year old tests them!) I am going to focus on how protein helps with muscle synthesis. For this subject we are going to talk about the 2 m
Should "You" take Supplements?
We just finished our weigh ins for the 3 week mark (half way point) here at Fuse Fitness Coaching for the Burn it to Earn FIT challenge and so far we have lost 760 pounds of FAT and gained 494.1 pounds of muscle! That result is based on goals are clients set for themselves around the areas of exercise, nutrition and supplementation. Supplementation, just like exercise and nutrition, is something that needs to be individualized. So could some supplementation help you