Cheating on your diet?

Cheating on your diet?

Are you having trouble staying on your diet? Try these tools to increase your consistency. Preparing for a physique type competition can be a mentally challenging undertaking, that’s sure to test your willpower.  There are a variety of factors that influence hunger, feelings of satiety and pleasure related to the food that you provide your body. I would like to draw your attention to three factors that may be the cause your your weakest moments…

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6 Contest Prep Tips

6 Contest Prep Tips

6 Contest Prep Tips What are elite competitors doing that you are not? Few people are accomplishing these six things that may have a dramatic impact on your condition at the next contest. Stop searching for the “Hollywood Corn Diet”. If you achieve these six keys, you are likely to improve your physique at your next competition. 1-Start with more muscle 2-Start leaner 3-Diet longer 4-Diet harder 5-Start from a better metabolic state 6-Start from…

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BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

NW Fitness Magazine – The Authority on Health & Fitness in the NW BE GREEN & SAVE GREEN AT THE FARMERS MARKET WHY SHOPPING LOCALLY WILL SAVE YOU MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT Written By: Sofia Sabeti 1. Promotes Sustainability & Supports Environment sustainability. Chances are you’ve heard this term thrown around in the media and public arena in recent years, as more awareness is being brought to the effect(s) that our current way of living might wreck the environment. Sustainability is not, however, just another trend that Hollywood and the…

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Common Excuses for Not Getting in Shape

Common Excuses for Not Getting in Shape

NW FITNESS MAGAZINE Common Excuses for Not Getting in Shape By: Tiare Vincent When was the last time you told yourself you would go to the gym, and then that turned into “I’ll go to the gym tomorrow” then eventually you forgot your gym existed? Much too often people see the gym as something to fear or dread, whether they are too tired from so many hours working or in school, or the kids schedules…

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Demystifying the Raw Food Lifestyle

Demystifying the Raw Food Lifestyle

Demystifying the Raw Food Lifestyle by Sofie Sabeti Amidst the ever-changing sea of fad diets popularized by the mass media, in the magazines at your local grocery store, by the fellow in your neighboring cubicle, or even by the gal getting a pedicure next to you at your regular nail salon, it is easy to become overwhelmed and confused by the multitude of diet crazes that seem to be popping up daily. HCG, Atkins, South…

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Turk’s Training Principals BY TURK FICKLING

Turk’s Training Principals  BY TURK FICKLING

Turk’s Training Principals BY TURK FICKLING Socrates and Schwarzenegger had one thing in common: philosophy. The Greek pondered heavy thoughts, the Austrian lifted heavy things. However, the 7-time Mr. Olympia incorporated his own training philosophy into a regimen that developed a physique worthy of comparison to an ancient Greek sculpture. I’ve never been to Greece, and I’ve never been the governor of California. However, I am both passionate and philosophical about my training methods! I’d…

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Basic Nutrients for Optimal Performance

Basic Nutrients for Optimal Performance

NW Fitness Magazine Basic Nutrients for Optimal Performance by Dr. Rhian Young, ND   Purity Integrative Health & Wellness Center, PLLC Most people know that in order to achieve optimal physical performance in exercise they need good sleep, adequate water and ideal nutrition. I have found that most athletes agree that a good multivitamin is part of that picture but most don’t know much beyond that, nor do they know what a “good multivitamin” looks like. There…

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