Are you a vegetarian or vegan? How to get the protein you need!

While experts can argue about the harm or benefit of fats and carbs, caffeine and wine, wild fish vs. farmed fish, or the pros and cons of GMOs, one thing is clear: everyone agrees that protein is important and beneficial. Unfortunately, many people following a vegetarian or vegan diet don’t get the daily protein they need. But with just a … Read More

Exercise: Critically Important for Men’s Quality of Life

“When you have your health, you have everything” — Augusten Burroughs While most everyone has heard this old quote, many men, unfortunately, seem to ignore it. Typically, men more often neglect their health than women do. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men die at higher rates than women from every one of the top ten … Read More

Celebrate America while maintaining your waistline

We’ve put together some ideas to help you celebrate America while maintaining your waistline. Blueberry, Strawberry & Jicama Salsa                               Grilled Salmon Kebobs   See more options in the link below https://jessejamesfit.com/2018/06/27/independence-day-fit-foods/   Happy 4th of July from Jesse James Fit!

How to Keep Alcohol from Derailing Your Fitness Goals

  Alcohol can derail the best of fitness plans. While some studies show there may be a few health benefits when drinking lightly or moderately, not everyone agrees. The studies are conflicting and confusing. In fact, one of the most recent studies was by The Global Burden of Diseases, and they found no health benefit for drinking at all. According … Read More

Are You Staying Hydrated? It’s So Important—Here’s Why!

Your lawn isn’t the only thing needing more water in the hot months ahead of us here in north Texas. Staying hydrated is crucial to your well-being all year long, but it can be even more of a challenge in the summer. Why it’s so important to stay hydrated Plain and simple, water is necessary for survival. We can’t live … Read More

10 Easy Ways to Fit Exercise into Vacation Time

Summer often means vacation trips, and there are a lot of great benefits to getting away from it all. It’s a chance to get refreshed and recharged. But don’t let a trip derail your fitness goals! You’ve heard of use it or lose it? Well, your body starts experiencing changes in as little as one week of inactivity. But no … Read More

10 Healthy, Delicious Treats You Need to Enjoy this Summer!

Summer is the perfect time to eat clean and healthy. And it’s easy because there are so many fresh and delicious options right now. The important word here is fresh, and that’s never more available than in the summertime. So no excuses! Here are some delicious snacks and drinks to add to your healthy-eating menu this summer! Caprese salad This … Read More

12 Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine

Many of us grab a cup of coffee to get started every morning. And some of us continue to drink it throughout the day or take in caffeine in some other form. We find caffeine in tea, soft drinks, energy drinks, and chocolate. While moderate caffeine consumption may have some benefits, there are negative health consequences for consuming too much … Read More

The Mother’s Day Gift that Benefits the Entire Family

Something we want everyone to remember this Mother’s Day: when moms take care of themselves, it makes them happier, healthier, and better moms. We see it all the time—moms often ignore themselves and put everyone else first. Although moms do this with a selfless heart, it doesn’t help their families in the long run. Moms need to take care of … Read More

Are You Using the Best Protein Powder for Your Fitness Goals?

When working on improving fitness, there are a lot of good reasons to add protein powders to your diet. But it’s important to choose the right type of protein in order to match your specific goals! Are you wanting to build muscle, gain weight, lose weight, stick to a vegan diet, or do you have specific health concerns? One type … Read More