Protein: It’s what’s for dinner…

  Posted by Angela Martin, BS, ACSM-CPT Protein: It’s what’s for dinner… …and should be in every other meal you consume too. I often get a lot of questions on what, when, why and how to eat the three main macronutrients (fat, protein and carbohydrate). There seems to...

Get off the ball… (updated)

Building Better Balance: Get off the ball and move your head!!. . One of the primary goals of today’s “functional training” gyms is to build better balance that you can use in ‘real world’ activities like working on your home, carrying large amounts...

Should I eat the burrito?…

We field questions on exercise and nutrition all the time.  Here was a recent one with my answer below: I’ve been doing a lot of swimming and a little bit of weight work and I have run into something of a quandary.  There are times when I have to choose between...

Success Without a Scale

  Posted by Angela Martin, BS, ACSM-CPT As a coach to many new clients over the years, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a goal of “losing [insert aggressive number here] pounds before our next weigh in…, before my trip to Cabo…, before I get old...

An interview with Virginia Marum from Vert Foods

  Posted by Angela Martin, BS, ACSM-CPT Virginia Marum, owner of Vert Foods in San Luis Obispo has had quite the journey through food.  Her business, has been teaching locals about natural and traditional food preparation and ways to use those foods and techniques to...