Chances are good that you already understand the basics of “eating right”.  It’s pretty simple: eat fewer refined carbs (especially flour and sugar by any of it’s names), replace those carbs with veggies and some fruit, eat more protein, and have a moderate amount of healthy fat.  We can argue about details (dairy? legumes?) and…

There are so many products and gimmicks out there that promise quick weight loss. It’s been a buzz word for more years than I can count! If you’re unhappy with the way you look, your first thought is “I need to lose weight”, but what if I told you that may not be the right…

 A few years ago New York Magazine said, “pumpkin is the new bacon” because pumpkin has been breaking out of it’s formerly very limited holiday role.  Pumpkin has been popping up in cocktails, bagels, appetizers, ice cream, and, of course, lattes.  The problem with most of these pumpkin items is that are mostly just pumpkin…

One of the things we teach our members to do is track their food on a regular, consistent basis.  Knowing your daily intake of food obviously helps you monitor what you are eating! If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. Here are 3 reasons to track your nutrition starting today: 1. To get…

For when you just can’t get enough of Coach Gregory Clifton…. Gregory Clifton is a Professional Fitness Trainer in the Charlotte, NC area. On this episode will be providing the viewer with some initial issues people starting a new fitness program should be aware of. From consulting a Physician prior to beginning your new fitness…

Meet Janet,  she is one amazing woman and our September Member Spotlight! I am a single 52 year old woman with 2 grown children who live in Kansas, 2 small dogs, I work from home and don’t get out much.  (Whisper:  I’ve got the dreaded menopause and that makes it even more challenging to lose weight).  I started…

While losing weight and keeping it off is a starting point, building muscle mass should also be a top priority on your fitness journey. More muscle allows for more calories burned and a higher metabolism, the keys to reducing body fat.  Strength training is an integral part of a balanced exercise routine.  It isn’t just…

We are very excited to announce our 1 year birthday!!! Technically we turn 1 year old on October 1, 2017. Moving to Charlotte took a big leap of faith and it’s proving to be very worth it – family near by, great people, great food, and great weather! Thank you to everyone who has helped…

We know we need sleep. We know we need to exercise. Building habits that allow us to balance all the pieces of your life while getting enough sleep can be the tricky part and something we hear is a struggle for many of our clients. Sleep has such an enormous impact on quality of life…

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