Month: March 2016

The Power of Whole Foods

  What are whole foods and why should you eat them?  Whole foods are foods that are in their natural state.  Did you know that the closer a food is to its natural state, the more nutrient-dense it is? Whole foods give you the best bang for your caloric buck since you are eating the […]

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Circuit Supersets for Total-Body Strength

    What are super sets and how can they challenge me?  A superset format is a great way to deliver a high-intensity, straightforward workout. In this circuit-training class, each superset includes three exercises that target different areas of the body. For example, you work the legs while the arms recover, then you target the […]

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The Hidden Benefits of Family Meals

  How often do you sit down to eat dinner as a family?  Sitting down to the table for a family meal isn’t what it used to be, and evidence suggests the consequences are frightening, and not just from a nutritional perspective. In fact, children are significantly more likely to engage in a variety of […]

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The Common Mistakes People Make When Warming Up

  Do you know how important it is to warm up before you exercise or play sports? I always tell all of my Brentwood, MO personal training clients to warm up, but why?  The biggest mistake people make is skipping this important component of exercise. Here’s what you need to know to warm up properly […]

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