Is breakfast over-rated?

Is breakfast over-rated?

Posted Feb 4, 2013 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

A new study from Northumbria University suggests that people burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach. The British Journal of Nutrition described the study, in whi

Shake Up Your Diet With Simple Food Swaps

Shake Up Your Diet With Simple Food Swaps

Posted Jan 30, 2013 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

When it comes to our daily food intake, many of us are on autopilot. We buy, prepare and eat the same food week after week. Thinking of cleaning out your pantry and starting fresh? Starting today, you

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

Don’t Be Fooled By “Light” Beer and “Skinny “Cocktails – They Can Still Put on the Pounds

Don’t Be Fooled By “Light” Beer and “Skinny “Cocktails – They Can Still Put on the Pounds

Posted Dec 24, 2012 by Gym Source in Weight Loss/Weight Management.

This time of year you’ll hear a lot about the benefits of “light” beer and “skinny” cocktails — so you can enjoy your holiday parties without a calorie-care in the world.  But be advi

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Weekend-Proof Your Diet, Part 1

Posted Dec 12, 2012 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Do you exercise and eat well Monday through Friday? Don’t wreck your hard work on the weekends. Use these tips to keep you on-track. Happy Hour:  Free appetizers and half-price drinks are great for

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

Organic vs. Conventional: The Debate Rages On

Organic vs. Conventional: The Debate Rages On

Posted Oct 15, 2012 by Gym Source in Health and Wellness.

Have you ever wondered if the organic food you eat is actually healthier than conventional food?  The answer may not be as clear as you think. The implied health benefit in organic foods has impacted