The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

The 80/20 Rule of Better Nutrition

Posted Oct 26, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

If you need to lose weight, chances are you’re not only considering exercise—but also which diet to try. But depending on your goals, the best way to lose weight might be simply to focus on a bala

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

The Health Benefits of Walnuts

Posted Aug 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

The lowly walnut provides more than a nutritious munch—it also packs a nutritional punch and has more health benefits than you might imagine. Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxid

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

Restaurant Portions Can Stall Your Diet

Posted Jul 4, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

A startling study by researchers at Tufts University reveals that independent and small-chain restaurants are stuffing patrons with too many calories. On average, individual meals contain 66% more tha

The Sport-Specific Diet

The Sport-Specific Diet

Posted Apr 24, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Whether you run, swim or cycle; eating the right food for each activity helps you improve your performance and make the most of each workout. Runners need to stay fueled during a marathon—but the pr

Total Vegetarian Fitness

Total Vegetarian Fitness

Posted Mar 27, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Whether it’s for health or ideological reasons, more and more people are following a vegetarian diet. A recent study indicated that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians. What’s more, these same s

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Bars

Posted Feb 28, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Energy bars offer a delicious, convenient way of keeping your body fueled during hectic days and challenging workouts.  But some energy bars are loaded with sugar and are essentially candy bars in di

Eat Like a VIP Trainer

Eat Like a VIP Trainer

Posted Feb 21, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

Physical trainers are on the front lines of fitness, and are often asked for advice on diet and nutrition as much as they are about exercise. In fact, according to a recent survey by the American Coun

Food For Thought – Do You Have a Nutritional Conditioning Plan?

Food For Thought – Do You Have a Nutritional Conditioning Plan?

Posted Jan 9, 2013 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

For optimum health, athletes need to have a training plan AND an eating plan – this is called nutritional conditioning.  Think of nutritional conditioning as a goal just as important as your fitnes

Keep Your ‘Ghoulish’ Figure This Halloween

Keep Your ‘Ghoulish’ Figure This Halloween

Posted Oct 15, 2012 by Gym Source in Nutrition.

If YOU end up eating most of the leftover Halloween candy, take heart: You can do yourself (and your trick-or-treaters) a favor by choosing healthier alternatives to the usual sugar-laden fare. Consid