If you’ve so much as dipped your toe into the world of fitness, then you have heard of the wonders of protein. It is touted as easing soreness, assisting in weight loss, and helping build and repair muscles. An entire business has even been created from selling protein powders. Does protein live up to its … Continue reading Protein: Understanding the Basics
We’ve all heard it before. If you want to lose weight, it’s all about calories in versus calories out. A seeming adage in the fitness world, however, when it comes to fitness and health, it can be much more complex than that. Unfortunately, many people who are on a weight loss venture do not see … Continue reading The Effects of Under Eating
If you’ve tried to cut down on dairy, you’ve probably started going for dairy-free milks like almond milk. Like me, you may have noticed that some of the cartons and bottles have “carrageenan-free” beautifully marked on them. I’ve even seen this on other beverages like coconut water, but what exactly is carrageenan, and why is … Continue reading Carrageenan- What Is It? Why Is It Bad?
I’ve recently started juicing consistently, and these are the 3 recipes I cannot get enough of! -Marisol Continue reading My 3 Favorite Juice Recipes
There have been a few times in my life, especially this last year, where I have experimented with 24-hour fasts. When done correctly, fasting can be very therapeutic and healing for the body. I was interested in experiencing these benefits, so I decided to take on the challenge of a 24-hour fast. Granted, there are … Continue reading My Fasting Experience
I was never really into counting calories. I had always focused my energy into learning more about nutrition and which foods were healthier for me. However, as my interest in fitness has increased, as well as my desire to lose fat and build muscle, I have begun to learn more about macronutrients and how tracking … Continue reading What MyFitnessPal Has Taught Me
Vegan? Paleo? Keto? How about plant-based or gluten free? There are SO many diets out there, and you don’t need to search extensively to find them. The fitness world is always coming out with the next best thing, whether that’s a new workout (#Crossfit) or a new diet. We often hear that these fad diets … Continue reading What’s the Right Diet?