"First off, before discussing the quote above, I want to say that all of you are athletes in your own way. You don’t have to play a specific sport to call yourself a so called “athlete”. You may have just recently started taking yoga classes, going for jogs, beginning lifting weights, or learning how to swim. Whatever it may be you are doing, you are in your own way an athlete.
Milestone Personal Trainer Miranda Mercke debunks a common myth about eating before bed...
"When it comes to meal timing, far too many ‘nutrition experts’ recommend not eating anything past 7 or 8 pm. What is their main reasoning? Well, there seems to be a common misconception that our metabolisms somehow down-regulate at night, and thus the food we consume later on in the day is more likely to be stored as fat while we sleep…
Does the word, ‘cardio’ just sound awful, time consuming, maybe even dreadful to you? There are many people out there who hate doing cardio because they find it to be boring, time consuming, or monotonous. I have even heard people say, “Ugh, alright time for me to go hit the treadmill for an hour for cardio.” If you are one of these people, listen up because I have some news for you that will change your whole mind set about cardio!
"Let’s all take a second to think about the patterns and routines we fall into with our workouts… do you have a specific cardio machine you go to nearly every time you walk through the gym doors? Has it gotten to the point where if somebody is on “your” machine, it makes you downright angry? Doesn’t everybody know that the elliptical on the far left is yours?!
So many of us say, “I want to lose weight, I want to burn fat, I want to look more toned.” Most of us think the answer to losing body fat is by doing an excessive amount of cardio. I am here to talk about another way that can benefit your body and help you to continually burn fat even after your workout. Lifting weights, my friends, will make you more lean and will shed that fat right off your body!