What is diabetes? According to The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education by American Association of Diabetes Educators, Diabetes is defined as a “chronic, progressive metabolic disorder characterized by abnormalities in the ability to metabolize carbohydrate, fat and protein, leading to hyperglycemia state”. A long-term hyperglycemic (elevated blood sugar) state can lead to organ […]
After finishing a delicious dinner, are you the type to go for a walk or head for the couch? Before you decide to grab the TV remote, check out these three benefits of walking after your meal. 1) Speeding up your metabolism Walking after a meal helps you burn more calories. This is beneficial in […]
As we prepare to reengage with the outside world again, a topic that is top-of-mind is immunity. What steps can we take to build a stronger immune system through food? One of my favorite ways to think about how to boost your immunity is through a compound in food called phytonutrients. What are they and […]
Taking your fitness classes in the virtual world can seem intimidating. Don’t let this stop you from getting your workout in. Learn how to navigate the world of virtual training with tips from an instructor.
Tight muscles? Try foam rolling. Foam rolling helps your body recover by increasing blood flow and elasticity of the muscle tissue and fascia.
In the digital age, it can be hard to get your kids outside. Take some tips from a PRO Club Group Fitness Instructor (and mom!) for what she does to get her kids moving.
Have you ever said, “Monday I am starting my workout plan” and by Wednesday you lost your motivation and found reasons not to exercise? You are not the only one! Here are three tips you can use to stay mentally motivated. 1. Motivation builds when you set smaller goals Accomplishing smaller goals builds confidence! I […]
Finding yourself reaching for snacks while working from home? Our Registered Dietitians share their tips on how to curb snacking habits.
If you are like many families with young kids, you are finding yourself scrambling for new ideas to feed your kids while they are home. Here are our top 10 favorite snacks to keep them satisfied and well nourished (while saving you some stress!). These snacks take 5 minutes or less to prep, and we […]
Not sure where to start when it comes to incorporating plant-based proteins into your diet? Check out our go-to guide from a PRO Medical Registered Dietitian.