Category Archives for Fitness and Nutrition News in South Jersey area

Avocados and Tomatoes, The Perfect Match? Personal Trainer Answers

Personal Trainer Quick Tip Are Avocados the Key to Boosting Lycopene Absorption?     Lycopene is a type of carotenoid, an organic pigment that is found in tomatoes and gives them their red color. These organic pigments are also found in fruits such as guava, watermelon, and grapefruit.   Dietary fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated […]

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Where Did Treadmills Originate? Personal Trainer Explains!

Personal Trainer Fun Fact Did You Know, Treadmills Were Originally Used for Prison Labor Have you ever felt like running on a treadmill was torture, well that’s essentially what it was used for in early prisons. In 1818, an English civil engineer named Sir William Cubitt invented the first treadmill, and named it the “tread-wheel,” although […]

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The Squat: Are You Squatting Correctly?

  Should Everyone Be Squatting Exactly The Same?   The squat is a very popular exercise among personal trainers. Whether you do a bodyweight squat or a burpee, squat form is involved. The squat is a very effective exercise but if form is incorrect, it may lead to various lingering injuries. Each person is unique, […]

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4 Great Tips to Achieve Fitness Success in 2014!

  How to Stay Motivated to Succeed This Year! It’s a new year! You know what that means? Time to set goals and be successful this year! How can you make this year different? How can you actually succeed and accomplish everything you set out to do? Setting goals is a great start, but sticking […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Explains Is Muscle Soreness Always Beneficial?

Does Extreme Muscle Soreness Always Equal a Great Workout? Personal training means you should be Sore! Kidding! Muscle soreness is not the point of reference for if you had a good workout or not.  Muscle soreness and stiffness following a tough workout is common and sometimes inevitable. If the soreness becomes debilitating to the point where […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Discusses How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals!

  Personal Trainers Quick Tip: How to Finally Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals! New Year’s Resolutions are right around the corner and many people have fitness goals on their mind. How do you set realistic goals and stay motivated, so you don’t end up like 90% of the crowd by quitting your fitness […]

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Personal Trainer Discusses Foam Rolling! What It Is, Its Benefits, and How to Use It?

  Personal Trainer Discusses Foam Rolling! What It Is, Its Benefits, and How to Use It? Foam Rolling has been gaining popularity in the fitness community as well as the general public.  This is for a good reason.  Foam rolling can provide many great benefits for the body.  The benefits vary from increases in range […]

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Personal Trainer Quick Tip: The Importance of Post-Workout Nutrient Timing

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Importance of Post-Workout Nutrient Timing! Last week we discussed the importance of what to consume post workout. The results showed a high glycemic carbohydrate, like sugar, and whey protein combined in a shake spiked insulin and increased protein synthesis, best.  But when should you have the drink? The timing is […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer’s Quick Tip! Gluten Free Diets and Weight Loss

Personal Trainer Quick Tip: Is a Gluten Free Diet Best For Weight Loss? Although many people have been losing weight on gluten free diets, is it really because of the gluten? Most likely not. People rave about how gluten is bad for you, but do they actually know what it is? Gluten is a protein […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Asks “Are Carbs Equally as Important as Protein?”

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Are Carbohydrates Equally as Important as Protein? Yes! Especially post workout. Consuming high glycemic carbohydrates, like sugar, in combination with protein immediately after exercise can greatly enhance the proteins effectiveness. A study has shown that the combination of a protein/carbohydrate drink post workout was 38% more effective in stimulating protein […]

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