By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC Yesterday we briefly outlined Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach course. If you didn’t get a chance to take a peek at it, check it out here. In essence, the course offers a real world practicality that can be applied by any person, regardless of training age or experience.… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 2
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS Last week, I was introduced to a group fitness class at a studio here in Scottsdale. I’ve always been hesitant/resistant to go to any classes like these. I’ve been designing my own workouts for years, I’ve gotten fairly good results, and quite frankly, get highly annoyed by the… Continue reading Training at Lactate Threshold Part 1
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS “Eat 6 small meals every day…It will speed up your metabolism!” “Make sure to always eat a good breakfast…It will get your metabolism going!” We’ve all heard these lines before. We’ve probably all spoken these words to someone before, as well. I know I have. It makes sense, right?… Continue reading What’s the Deal With Intermittent Fasting?
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS With Christmas only a few days away, many of us will find ourselves traveling to reunite with family and friends. With all the excitement that comes with the Holidays, our health can often be put on the back-burner for a week or two. We all know that between the… Continue reading Holiday Fitness and Travel Tips
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS In response to my previous posts regarding how calories from certain foods affect the body, I’d like to answer a question that is often brought up: But if you eat more fat, won’t you get fat? I get it. It’s a hard concept to wrap our minds around. We’ve… Continue reading Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat!
By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS “A calorie is a calorie.” “If I just workout hard enough to burn off the calories I eat, I can eat whatever I want and I won’t gain weight.” Sound familiar? The idea that all calories are created equally is one that stems from a German nutritionist in 1878.… Continue reading Calories are NOT Created Equal! (Part 2)