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Vegetarian-Friendly Protein Options

By Kate Wilke As a vegetarian who loves to be active, I have found it burdensome to worry so much about protein. I lift weights and realize I am not consuming enough protein to benefit from my workout. Jessica Bennett, a registered dietitian at Vanderbilt Nutrition Clinic, offered her advice on protein powders, vegetarian foods […]

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Power Up with SoulCycle

By Ansley Childree BSEP, ACSM-HFS SoulCycle is sweeping the nation and all demographics, including celebrities, seem to flock to its enticing characteristics. The cycling routines are easy to follow and incorporate upper body movements while pedaling against resistance on stationary bikes. The classes incorporate hand weights and core exercises on the stationary cycle. Some examples […]

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Core Storm Workout

By Ansley Childree BSEP, ACSM-HFS Struggling with excess belly fat is never fun and finding the perfect core workout that your body responds well to is even more challenging. However, following some basic guidelines on a weekly basis and adding variety to your core workout may just be the ticket to getting that spare tire […]

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Quick Travel Workout

By Courtney Fisher Wether traveling for work or pleasure, it can be difficult to find space in your carry-on bag for bulky sneakers and workout attire. Travel can provide some much needed rest from your normal workout, but long absences could harm your overall fitness goals. Life is full of opportunities and occasions that take […]

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Finding Your Purpose

By Kate Wilke In an article written for Mind Body Green, Tara Mullarkey said, “It is painful to sit behind a desk inside a walled office when your soul just longs to do something creative, meaningful, and exciting. It longs to use its unique talents and experiences to do good in the world and get […]

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