The Importance of Fiber

        By Elliot Fisher Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate.  There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble.  Fiber can help reduce the risk of: Heart Disease1 Stroke1 Hypertension1 Diabetes1 Obesity1 Some Gastrointestinal Disorders1 Certain Cancers2,3   Cardiovascular Disease Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States.4 Insoluble fiber […]

Myofascial Release Techniques

Fascia is the thin layer of connective tissue that covers and supports the muscles and inner organs of the body. When this layer of tissue gets knotted up, motion is often times limited or restricted and pain can be the outcome. A few techniques that can be utilized for myofascial release includes cold laser therapy, […]

Traveling Rings

If you have ever been to the Santa Monica piers, a gymnastics training facility or a specialty boutique gym like BRN, you may have never witnessed these special rings hanging from the ceiling. These rings are called traveling rings. Although the name is simple, they can be used for a variety of different workouts. Some […]

Burning Fat vs. Burning Calories

Most of the time when you see an advertisement for weight loss you hear things like “burn calories, shed fat”, or something of that nature. Although these terms are often interchangeably used, they do have a slight difference to them. Burning calories does not solidify that you will drop the extra pounds quickly. In the […]

Benefits of Wheatgrass Juice

Your first thought when you hear someone mention wheatgrass might be “A grass? Isn’t that something you give to barnyard animals?”, and when you see it being juiced, it does not look like something you would pick up at your local smoothie shop. However, this little green drink does a lot more for your body […]