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Wichita-based Genesis Health Clubs vaulted to the top spot of fitness providers in the Midwest today, announcing the purchase of an additional nineteen clubs throughout the region for a new total of 44 clubs in operation.

New Research shows clean labels are now more important than ever!

Chula Vista, CA March 29th, 2016 Nutritional Supplement Manufacturers (NSM), a formulator of dietary supplements continues to set the standard for nutritional manufacturing by producing quality supplements without flow agents.

In today’s health-conscious world, consumers are now more aware than ever before of the negative effects of preservatives and chemicals.

Intra Edg3 is an intra-workout catalyst for maximizing training, performance and recovery. The SRX BCAA matrix found in Intra Edg3 contains more than 7 grams of essential branched chain amino acids (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine) per serving to stimulate muscle protein synthesis, plus more than 2 grams of L-Glutamine to promote recovery, as well as more than 1 gram of Citrulline to boost nitric oxide production in the body.

Most health specialists will tell you the more greens you eat; the less likely you will be to develop any type of chronic disease. The issue is most of us consume far less nutrient-rich greens than we should. With that in mind, we can’t take advantage of the health benefits, which can include reducing inflammation, enhancing detoxification and helping maintain a proper pH balance in the body.

June is Men’s Health Month, honored nationwide as a time to bring awareness to preventable health problems and encourage early lifestyle changes to impact long-term overall health.

The Men's Health Network (MHN) reports men have a higher rate of death for most of the leading causes of death like heart disease, cancer, accidents, chronic lower respiratory disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, pneumonia and influenza.

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. The best three branched chain amino acids (also known as BCAAs) are Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. When we talk about a nutrition supplement, BCAAs are the most valuable of the whole bunch. They help our bodies recover from workouts by reducing protein breakdown within the muscles; and they naturally increase testosterone and growth hormone, the body’s most important fat-fighting and muscle-building hormones. They work very efficiently when you are dieting in order to lose weight.

Merritt Athletic Clubs is proud to announce Supplement Rx as their new supplement vendor.

Merritt Athletic Clubs strives to be an industry leader dedicated to serving clients and providing them with the motivation to stay fit, have fun and further their health and fitness education. With over 27,000 members, more than 800 employees, swimming pools, squash, racquetball, more than 300 group exercise classes each week, 9 convenient locations, and over 37 years in the health and fitness industry, Merritt Athletic Clubs is the most complete fitness organization in Maryland.

The summer is here, and it’s time to get up, get out and play! In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, I encourage you to assess your health and fitness lifestyle. Evaluate your daily activities. Is there room for growth? If your day-to-day routine feels stale, ramp it up with fitness classes and sports you enjoy! This is the perfect time to include your friends and family in a newer and enriched healthy lifestyle. After all, life is a beautiful ride..

Sports and athletics play a huge role in American life. Interestingly, states vary greatly on how much emphasis they place on sports and personal fitness. At Retale, we were curious about how much game each state's got – from how often individuals work out or play team sports, to the number of Olympic medals each state can lay claim to as their own. We've collected data that calculates how “sporty” each state might be. So which U.S. state is the sportiest? Here is the breakdown of our results and rankings.

The Newest in Wearable Tech Changes the Game by Providing Access to Convenient Personal Training for Everyone

Timed with its’ official product launch, SMARTFit Bands announced today, signed partnership with Celebrity Trainer Shawnee Harkins.

SMARTFit Bands, the latest in the Bluetooth wearable wristbands were developed by HQE Systems, Inc. in partnership with Harkins, to assist fitness minded consumers with achieving their specific physical goals. Harkins has developed personal training programs that are easily communicated through the band helping consumers stay on track, while easily chronicling their own physical activities, daily caloric intake and sleep cycle.

I get frequently asked about high cholesterol and the foods associated: eggs, shrimp, steak, butter and the list goes on. Let’s start with a quick recap of what cholesterol does and why we should start loving and appreciating all of its wonders. Cholesterol is needed for the synthesis of bile acids, which aid in many absorption roles.


Yes. That’s right. The weight loss industry wants you to be afraid of ketosis so you will stay heavy and need to buy more crap to try to get lean! Oh yeah. And grain producers & food companies want this too, because then you will be a “heavy user”. – YES. That’s what people who consume high amounts of their food products are called! This was first revealed in 2004’s Super Size Me.

Love is in the air in February and it’s time to show a little love for your heart! After all, February is American Heart Month. Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? One in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, that’s equal to 2,200 deaths per day. Obviously eating the right foods and exercising daily is significant, but let’s examine the most important supplements for your heart health.

Our bodies have been created with a beautiful synergy of movement. We can bend and flex in all sorts of ways and push ourselves to new levels. The fitness journey is full of all sorts of turns, angles, and speed bumps along the way. As you exercise and work the tissue, some breakdown can naturally occur. This can lead to inflammation, stiffness, soreness, and in some cases can restrict the freedom of movement we once enjoyed. In addition, as our bodies age, the production of cartilage can decrease, causing that once cushy joint to have less cartilage leaving us with pain in places we aren’t used to. By adding some simple supplements to your routine, you can avoid these common ailments.

In a recent post I discussed the Real Danger in Diet (part 1) was SUGAR.

Today, I will briefly touch on the other Real Danger in Diet (part 2) which is: GRAINS.

The bottom line is that grains contain highly addictive compounds and most are milled (i.e. ground into very fine powders) & pressed into shapes, etc… all of which causes them to become very highly refined carbohydrates.

Are you so busy with the holiday season that you can’t find time to eat right and exercise?

Don’t worry!

You can always use a protein shake such as Rx Meal to supply a healthy on-the-run meal replacement. Consuming a high-protein, moderate-carb, and low-fat meal about every three to four hours will aid in producing optimum fat-burning results and help you keep a stable weight. Rx Meal mixes easily and conveniently with water or milk and contains a wide array of vitamins and minerals as well as added fiber.