Why Sleep is Crucial to Build Muscle
Why Sleep is Crucial to Build Muscle
Aug 16 2017

Sleep is essential for all systemic functions of an organism. Deficits in sleep have harmful impacts–changes in dietary behavior and body composition, impaired glucose regulation, disrupted blood ...

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Hacking Alcohol
Hacking Alcohol
Jul 19 2017

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 86.4 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime.Fitness, for most peop...

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The Six Unconventional Ways to Lose Fat
The Six Unconventional Ways to Lose Fat
Jul 12 2017

We live in a world where people want results and they want them yesterday. Crash diets, 24-day challenges, zero carbs, liquid diet - you name it. A majority of the people who have tried "quick fixe...

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BLG'S On The Road
BLG'S On The Road
Jun 28 2017

Travel often? Find it difficult to maintain structure while on the road?Five concepts to create a strong insurance policy when you are on the road: Sun Goal: 20 mins per day on 40% of your bodyWhy:...

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Stress - Shift Your Paradigm
Stress - Shift Your Paradigm
Jun 20 2017

We all experience stress in some form or fashion. It should be made clear that if you're stressed you will not be able to lose body fat like you are suppose to - plain and simple. Why not?Stress ha...

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Sunlight: The Next Frontier For Weight Loss
Sunlight: The Next Frontier For Weight Loss
Jun 14 2017

Give your body what it needs and your body will heal itself. Adequate sleep, quality nutrition and daily movement are great ways to reach the body you've always wanted but there is one key variable...

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The Six Ways to Improve Sleep
The Six Ways to Improve Sleep
May 31 2017

Sleep is the number one thing you can do to remedy fatigue.  What impact does it have on body composition? Allows for appropriate intensity during training Helps regulate blood sugars Eliminates ...

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The Principle  of N.E.A.T.
The Principle of N.E.A.T.
May 11 2017

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis Low intensity movement throughout the ENTIRE day. Your goal should be at least 10,000 steps each day. The two big reasons this is important...lymph draining and ...

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When a Client Learns to Fish
When a Client Learns to Fish
Jan 12 2017

As I watched my sister move gracefully through an American Ninja Warrior type obstacle course, I experienced a strong wave of emotion. Ashlie, my younger sister, was in the middle of her first fitn...

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Change Psychology and How it Applies to You and Your Fitness
Change Psychology and How it Applies to You and Your Fitness
Dec 21 2016

The intersection of fitness and psychology is becoming more apparent and evidence-based. The most successful coaches and clients understand that in order to truly be successful, having a basic unde...

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Three Keystone Habits for Fitness and Wealth
Three Keystone Habits for Fitness and Wealth
Mar 15 2018

Humans are creatures of habit and majority of our clients have careers that are anything but consistent. This fluctuating work environment may sound appealing at first but over time it often leads...

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Who Are You ... At Your Core?
Who Are You ... At Your Core?
Apr 24 2018

We are being systematically programmed to expect more and more from ourselves. Bombarded by social media of “success” from “influencers.” We’re being brainwashed into behavior that puts our eyes ba...

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Enjoy Fitness and Fend Off Stress
Enjoy Fitness and Fend Off Stress
Jun 11 2018

We are lucky to live in a time and culture that provides us with many options for how we can “live.” But, making the decision of how you want to live is becoming more challenging with each passing ...

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4 Life Lessons and 145 Pounds Lost
4 Life Lessons and 145 Pounds Lost
Jan 21 2019

We all have aspirations for bettering our lives, whether it’s to receive a promotion at work, scale a business, lose 15 pounds of fat, hit a 2x bodyweight deadlift, or become more mindful.  After y...

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The Power of Walking
The Power of Walking
Jan 31 2019

What if there was a highly effective habit you were missing, one that will truly lead to significant results in your health, fitness and general well-being? Something so simple that it is often ove...

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The 6 Supplements Central Athlete Stands Behind
The 6 Supplements Central Athlete Stands Behind
Feb 24 2019

Energy balance, macronutrients, micronutrients and meal timing all have their place in a well- rounded training program, but where do supplements fit in? During our assessment process, we often fi...

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What You Do TODAY Becomes Who you Are TOMORROW
What You Do TODAY Becomes Who you Are TOMORROW
Mar 13 2019

You are a product of every decision you make. Who you want to become starts with each and every thought, action and habit you create. What you do today eventually becomes who you are tomorrow. Wat...

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8 Reasons Why We Sleep
8 Reasons Why We Sleep
Mar 21 2019

Numerous functions of the brain are restored and deepened by sleep. Whether your primary objective in life is to become the leading sales rep for a global company, improving your talent in a compet...

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Understanding Energy Balance For Performance and Recomposition
Understanding Energy Balance For Performance and Recomposition
Mar 25 2019

A strong lifestyle, or basic lifestyle guidelines as we refer to them at Central Athlete, come ahead of any caloric or macronutrient prescription. Movement Water Sunshine Sleep Food quality Breat...

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How to Prevent Getting Sick
How to Prevent Getting Sick
May 30 2019

Progressive overload is imperative in order to see long-term progress and success within a training program. Unfortunately for some, there may be things standing in the way of the ability to contin...

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Stop Dreaming About Your Goals and Make Them a Reality
Stop Dreaming About Your Goals and Make Them a Reality
Jun 27 2019

Are you continuously sitting around, just hoping for your dreams and fantasies to come true? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately, those fantasies will never become a reality if a...

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The Four Benefits of Conscious Breathing
The Four Benefits of Conscious Breathing
Jul 25 2019

On average, you will take around 16 breaths per minute. This means you will take 23,040 breaths just today and 8,409,600 breaths this year. Out of all those breaths, how many can you remember takin...

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You Are What You THINK
You Are What You THINK
Aug 14 2019

This week's blog is a guest post from our summer marketing intern, Jenna Gooch! “If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right” “I can’t do a pull-up, so why would I even try?” “I can’...

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Seven Hacks for Living a Healthier Lifestyle
Seven Hacks for Living a Healthier Lifestyle
Sep 12 2019

It seems as though human beings are the only mammals who are no longer honoring the biological necessities of life such as daily movement, sunshine, hydration, proper food sources, and adequate sle...

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The Power of the Sun
The Power of the Sun
Oct 10 2019

Nature has given us potent therapies that are scientifically proven to decrease the risk of disease. They don’t require a prescription, are completely free and dramatically move the body toward hea...

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Six Effects of Alcohol Consumption
Six Effects of Alcohol Consumption
Nov 07 2019

Alcohol has become a huge part of American culture and is now the center of many social events, both personal and professional. Alcohol is also used as a means to boost confidence, wind down after ...

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5 Tips to Stay on Track with Your Goals During the Holidays
5 Tips to Stay on Track with Your Goals During the Holidays
Nov 13 2019

The holidays can be a magical time but unfortunately, they can also come with a lot of stress and anxiety for individuals striving to lose weight or improve their health and fitness. Thanksgiving i...

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The Secret to Long-Term Success
The Secret to Long-Term Success
Dec 05 2019

Did you know that training is only a small component of your health and fitness success? It is common to think that working out is the primary building block to reaching your goals, but in actualit...

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5 Tips for Making New Year's Resolutions That Actually Stick!
5 Tips for Making New Year's Resolutions That Actually Stick!
Dec 12 2019

The New Year can feel like a fresh start for many people as they start planning all the ways to make the next 365 days better than the last. People start making vows to go to the gym more, journal ...

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Are Your Supplements Really Benefiting You?
Are Your Supplements Really Benefiting You?
Feb 06 2020

Studies show that 50% of Americans take supplements every day, ranging from daily multivitamins to fish or cod liver oils, to various herbal supplements. Unfortunately, most people purchase their s...

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