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Jonathan’s Journey towards Optimized Health

January 28, 2020

For years, the discussion around FiT has centered on how we can best serve our clients and community.  Thom and I would hear frequently from our team that they were doing everything they could for their clients but felt frustrated that they couldn’t do more – ‘We only see them 2 to 3 hours a … Continue Reading

The Role of a Predominantly Plant Based Eating Strategy in Optimizing Health

February 1, 2018

Eating strategies that incorporate an emphasis on vegetable consumption have been getting more and more attention – ie. paleo, keto, vegetarianism and veganism in the news.  This has led to increased availability of plant based substitutes for more traditional ingredients (pasta and rice for example) making it easier than ever to adopt a way of … Continue Reading

Aerobic and Anaerobic

February 10, 2011

I often hear the same question from clients, “Should I do more cardio/endurance or strength training to reach my weight loss and general fitness goals?”

Body Fat and Hydrostatic Weighing

February 10, 2011

With our first of four hydrostatic weighing body composition assessments scheduled, the first taking place on Feb. 5th, some of you may be wondering the purpose for these numbers.

Panel approves Rx diet pill

December 8, 2010

December 7, 2010, 4:42 pm <!– — Updated: 4:14 pm –> F.D.A. Panel Backs New Diet Pill By ANDREW POLLACK 12/8/10 | Updated with more detail A federal advisory committee on Tuesday recommended approval of what could become the first new prescription diet pill in more than a decade. The advisory committee to the Food … Continue Reading

What to Do When Dining Out

June 4, 2010

Due to consumer demand and society’s health consciousness, restaurants are feeling pressure to offer healthier food alternatives, such as more flavorful salads, low-carbohydrate meals, and low-fat dishes. Some restaurants are even going as far as providing  the calories and fat grams of their menu items for their customers. The alternative meal options and nutrient data … Continue Reading