The Importance of Stretching
All too often, individuals who are looking to improve the shape they are in are too quick to jump into advanced workouts without properly warming up. They’re physically capable of lifting weights and performing basic exercise movements, so they think this is all they need to do—and then, they injure themselves doing anything complex, or […]
Downright Awesome Vegetarian Options
This is my list of great vegetarian recipes for simple weight loss plans. Dieting is not easy for most people so let’s make this diet easy for you. Choose one recipe from each of the Meal Categories (ie: Breakfast, snacks, lunches and dinners) and implement it into your meal plan. You should have 5-6 meals […]
24 Minute Workout to The Best Body You’ve Ever Had!
Working out doesn’t always require a gym membership or expensive pieces of workout equipment. If you’re looking to get in a really quick and effective workout that will get the blood flowing and make you sweat, try my Nebraska Workout! Every one of my clients absolutely love and hate the Nebraska series. It’s one part […]
Top 10 Protein-Packed Foods to Punch Out the Pudge!
High protein diets are ever-so-popular in our culture. It’s not just a trend, however. Eating foods high in lean proteins and low in carbohydrates has been proven to help dieters to lose weight and shed body fat. However, not all protein sources will give you the best results. This is is a list I’ve compiled […]
Don’t Fear Fast Food!
Not all fast food joints offer only unhealthy meal options. Take a look at the following places we at Next Level Fitness enjoy eating without sacrificing our nutrition. Chipotle: Create your own Chicken Bowl with black beans, chicken (double up on chicken if you are feeling extra hungry, but it is an extra cost), pico […]
Protein Bars VS Protein Shakes
Protein is an important part of your body and helps to build as well as repair tissue. It is a so called ‘macronutrient’ meaning your body needs a larger amount than some other nutrients. When looking for a meal replacement or a protein rich snack to supplement your workout, what is better, a bar or […]