Resources: Hydration

Water is the most important and most often neglected nutrient. Essential for proper digestion, kidney function and brain function, water is required by every cell of the body. Although recommendations vary regarding how much water is optimal, FiT subscribes to research suggesting using body weight to determine how much water you should drink per day. A simple formula for an active adult is body weight x 60% = the number of ounces of water you need to consume per day. In this section, learn about the roles water plays in your body and the affects of other beverages on hydration and optimal health.

4 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

July 3, 2019

Independence Day is a great day to get together with friends and family and celebrate. It’s also notorious for being a time where we might overindulge with food and drink.  We talk about self-care quite a bit which in essence refers to cultivating joy in your life through social connections, hobbies, downtime . . .or, … Continue Reading

How the trainers eat VOL 7

September 16, 2016

  Hi there. Back at it again on how we eat. Nutrition varies from person to person even though we all, all us trainers that is, have similar goals in mind – boost performance, optimize health. Here are the collective responses to what we normally eat, where we shop, and how we prepare our food. … Continue Reading

Recovery is Key to Improving Fitness and Health: the secret to performing at your highest level

July 18, 2016

3,2,1..GO! You start your workout feeling good but suddenly realize that you haven’t recovered from your workout 3 days ago..legs still feel really sore from the squats, starting to feel sluggish and that kettlebell weight you used last week with ease is feeling like 1,000 pounds..fatigue has set in. Fatigue is caused by a lack … Continue Reading