Choosing the right food is essential to making sure you get the best out of your workout. In this video, Certified Fitness Instructor Jason Schaeffer explains what you should load up on before hitting the gym. While everyone’s body is different, a good rule is to eat a smaller meal an hour before working out that is high in carbs but low in fat. Remember, while energy bars can be good, make sure you read the label because they may be high in fat, calories and sodium.
Certified Trainer Rob Sulaver mixes things up in this HIIT This workout by moving side to side, instead of front to back. This 10 minute workout is comprised of Lateral Lunges, Travelling Push Ups, and Quick feet - Side to Side.
Breakfast can be a problematic meal if you are gluten free. In episode 2 of Gluten Free Tasty, Host Phoebe Lapine demonstrates how to make blueberry almond pancakes. Not only are they tasty, but they’ll leave you feeling good as well.
Soft drinks, candy and baked goods aren’t the only ones containing too much sugar. In fact, sugar is in almost everything we eat and is often disguised with words like corn syrup, fructose, glucose and more. Too much sugar can lead to diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Always check the labels, especially in places where you wouldn’t expect to find sugars like sauces and dressings.