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Snacking can be your best ally when it comes to working out. Consuming the most optimal pre-workout and post-workout snacks gives your body enough energy to power through a workout class before breakfast, then put in a long day at the office or watching the kids. When you eat the right foods, you replenish energy stores and burn fat more efficiently. Here are some fitness-friendly snacks that can fuel you through your exercise session and...
The new year is getting nearer, which for many people means festive parties and time with loved ones. For some, it also means committing to New Year’s resolutions. In 2018, the two most popular resolutions were to eat healthier and to exercise more. In January, people pulled on their sneakers and bought a new gym membership, determined that this year will be the one where they reached their goals. But changing your lifestyle isn’t easy, and most...
Have you been attending Crossfit classes but aren’t sure you want to stick with the program for the long haul? While this fitness craze has many devotees, like any craze, it also has its drawbacks. Many people who have attended Crossfit classes find they prefer something a little different. Here are four reasons why you may want to quit Crossfit and switch your workouts to Roark Gyms instead. 1. You Keep Getting Injured Crossfit is...
We’re bombarded with ads every day that tout the benefits of the next biggest health food. Everything from trail mix to smoothies to frozen diet meals can be made to look convenient and healthy. However, the snacks you thought were healthy food options are often not as great as you think. It’s important to stay mindful of the added ingredients in everything you eat to make sure you’re choosing healthy snack options. Here are nine...