5 Healthy Holiday Appetizers: Keep to Your Goals

The holidays come with ample opportunity to indulge at parties and family gatherings.  That is why we have compiled a list of healthy holiday appetizers. Enjoy! Goat Cheese Crostini – This one is a favorite of ours and only requires minimal baking. Easy Baked...

Top 10 Fitness Gift Ideas

Top 10 Fitness Gift Ideas If you are looking for a gift for those that are into fitness we’ve got the list for you!  Here are our top 10 fitness gift ideas for those exercise lovers this holiday.   Jump Rope – You can take this one anywhere.  It...

Happy Thanksgiving from B3 Personal Training

  Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for what you have and help those who have not.  When you sit around the table this year with family and friends, be sure to take in all of the sights and sounds and make memories.  Most important of all be thankful! Here...

What is Man’s Best Medicine?

  “Exercise is man’s best medicine.” -Hippocrates, 400 B.C. That statement was said over 2,000 years ago and still holds true. Exercise helps almost every medical condition and chronic illness. Researchers in England found that those...

Who Wins? The Battle of Exercise versus Genetics

Is it genetics? Or is it your physical activity levels? That is the question I hear the most when it comes to a client’s body composition.  Body composition is one part of the overall equation to being in tip top shape (the other four being muscle strength,...

Does Going on a Diet Actually Work?

Turn on the TV. Listen to the radio. Go on the internet or social media.  If you did any of these you will find advertisements and information about the next type of diet.  You may even find the next “diet to end all diets.”  A study examining weight gain...

What is Medical Fitness?

Whenever I meet a someone for the first time and we begin talking about what I chose to do for my career (I consider it more fun then anything else) they assume that as a personal trainer I do the following: yell, make people sweat and inflict pain on clients.  They...

Is Some Exercise Better than No Exercise?

I’ve had a number of clients tell me that there isn’t enough time to complete a full workout or something came up that they couldn’t do their full workout.  Lack of time can also be used as an excuse to not exercise at all.  Clients will always find...

Your Guide for Meal Prepping

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin When I speak with clients about their weight loss goals or adopting new healthy eating habits it begins and ends with meal preparation.  Most poor choices are made when the...