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Health Benefits of Garlic

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES There are many health foods and supplements that are purported to have great health benefits.  Most have little to no significant change in health. One food that does have great notable changes in health is garlic.  Garlic is shown in research to improve blood lipids (decrease LDL, increase […]

New Study Recommends NOT Reducing Red Meat Consumption

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Red meat is a popular food.  Steaks are high in protein and other vitamins and minerals.  However, red meat is also high in fat, cholesterol, and calories.  For people who have heart disease, high cholesterol, or other health issues, it’s typically recommended to avoid or limit red meat.  […]

Easy Tips to Lose Weight

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Shorten Eating Window Intermittent fasting has gotten a lot of hype recently for being a great strategy to lose weight.  Intermittent fasting uses a window of eating with the rest of the day being fasted. Popular fasting protocols for intermittent fasting are 16 hours fasting/8 hours eating, and […]

Intensity Techniques

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Intensity techniques are methods you can use to increase the intensity of your training without using a ton of weight.  These methods are relatively safe and give good results.  Most of these methods revolve around metabolite production so it’s better for developing slow twitch fibers and sarcoplasmic hypertrophy.  […]

How Much Exercise

By Nikki Bojanovic BS, ATC When it comes to physical activity and personal fitness, a common question that is always asked among the participants is, “How much is enough?” How often, how long should a workout be and how often should you be physically active to begin to see the results that you want? While […]