Is afterburn real from working out?

Is afterburn real from working out? You’ve probably heard that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) produces an afterburn effect, which means your body continues to burn extra calories at an elevated rate for 24 hours after the completion of your workout. Sure that’s sounds amazing, but is it too good to be true? The Science of Afterburn There is a … Read More

The Best Gift for Any Mom – A Healthy Family

The Best Gift for Any Mom – A Healthy Family We learn by example. The same holds true for fitness.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than 80 percent of adults fail to meet guidelines for aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities. At the same time, 80 percent of adolescents do not get enough aerobic physical activity … Read More

3 Steps to Overcome Overeating

Let’s face it, the extra pounds you’re carrying around are due to overeating – plain and simple. Why do you overeat? Here are a few likely reasons: Habit: Whether you realize it or not, you eat in a learned pattern, rather than out of need. You clean your plate because that’s what your mother taught. You eat what is served … Read More

Hump Day Booty Building Secrets

Seems like everyone has been asking how to shape up their behind lately, so I’ve decided to let you in on a few of my closely-guarded booty-building secrets. Most of my clients have one of the following things to say about their bum: 1) Help! My bum is too big; 2) Help! My bum is too saggy; or 3) Help! … Read More

5 Flat Tummy Myths (and 3 Steps to Tight Abs)

Most people want to slim down before baring it all, so I’m here to warn you of the 5 Flat Tummy Myths that could waste your time: Myth #1: Do extra crunches to flatten your abs. Excessive crunches aren’t the answer for tight abs. In order to achieve a toned look you’ll have to focus on burning off the layer … Read More

Ham and Chive Egg Muffins

Breakfast with Kay Simms   Taking time for breakfast is very important but busy morning schedules can make cooking breakfast difficult. This week’s recipe, Ham and Chive Egg Muffins, are a great on-the-go meal that will fill you up and energize you for the day! The recipe calls for nutritional yeast seasoning, which is an inactive yeast made from sugercane … Read More

Hormones & Total Body Wellness Seminar

You’re Invited to a Free Seminar-Hormones & How They Affect Your Total Body Wellness In an effort to provide our clients with ongoing education to help you achieve your fitness goals, we are offering quarterly seminars. The topic of discussion this month will be Hormones and how they affect your Total Body Wellness. Our speaker is a skilled, board certified … Read More