Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Going out to eat with friends, family, or independently is inevitable. It’s going to happen and probably some time soon! Your health and fitness goals do not have to take a back seat when eating at a... ...
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
At Body Basics, we have a lot of clients in their 60’s. In fact, our main clientele is between 50-70 years old. I would estimate 90% of our clients would say they want to improve their overall... ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Our team at Body Basics have been working on these health principles for a while now. It is not easy trying to narrow down all the healthy lifestyle habits to just ten, but we think we did it (for... ...
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Well, suffice it to say, most of us have never been through anything like a pandemic before, and it’s taking its toll. Our bodies, minds, emotions, and relationships have all been affected in some... ...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
As a gym owner and nutrition coach, we encounter a lot of clients who are interested in a plant based diet or who are already eating accordingly. With the release of the Netflix documentary “Game... ...
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Let's face it, everyone loves a good night’s sleep! But most of us have so many demands on our time—jobs, family, errands—not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often... ...
Thursday, February 4, 2021
IT IS VEGGIE WEEK!!
So, what’s the big deal with vegetables? Some of you grew up having your mom tell you, “Eat your veggies!” … Here is the why behind it all:
Vegetables are LOADED with so many... ...
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Protein! It’s that infamous word that is getting so much attention these days, and we plan on shedding some light on it ourselves… It will be next week’s focus for Week #4 of our New Year’s Challenge.... ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Hydration could be the missing link in your situation! You may think you are drinking enough water but could easily be missing out on hydrating your body well.
Just think about those plants in your... ...
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Sugar! It’s known to be as addictive as cocaine…. Americans just can’t get enough of it! This sly little devil can be heavenly to taste but has MAJOR consequences if consumed too often. We all know... ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Right now in our world and country we are dealing with the pandemic of COVID-19. It’s a stressful and fearful time for many. Keeping our immune system thriving is of upmost importance. Here are some... ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The New Year has come, and many of you have made New Year’s weight-loss resolutions. You might be crushing your goals, or you might be struggling. Statistics have shown that only 10-20% of you are... ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
If you’re reading this, you’re hopefully looking for a healthy way to lose weight. You may have also tried KETO and decided it’s not for you. In this article, I’ll give you some tools that will help... ...
Monday, September 9, 2019
For whatever reason, my body experiences indigestion about once or twice a year lasting a good several weeks or month. I’m thinking mine is either due to stress, a weird bacteria like H.Pylori, or... ...
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Christine and I recently became Nutrition Coaches through Precision Nutrition (PN). We have been wanting to incorporate nutrition services at Body Basics for the past several years, and are finally at... ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
We just finished a challenge at Body Basics in Boise called “Stronger Together.” It was a challenge for teams of 2 people to work together and get points by doing different health and fitness... ...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
So, "Ketosis", or the "keto diet", seems to be the hottest diet right now. I see it advertised online, on billboards, on social media, and on cars around town. I had considered doing it for the past... ...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
One of the best ways to ward off unwanted weight gain is to be active before and after you eat. My wife is great about this. She’ll ask me to go for a brief walk with her, or do yoga for 15 minutes. I... ...
Thursday, December 7, 2017
One of the key steps of keeping off the dreaded holiday weight gain is adjusting calories based on activity level; more often than not, the everyday routine we maintain throughout most of the year... ...
Sunday, May 7, 2017
8 Week Challenge
Starts June 5th and ends July 30th
The cost is $100, which includes:
Personalized nutrition templates
Nutrition meetings every two weeks
Prizes for two winners
Body fat... ...
Sunday, July 31, 2016
(This article is for the gluten-sensitive individual. Those with celiac’s disease need to take a much more careful and cautious route.)
Okay! So, you’ve decided to give the gluten-free diet a try!... ...
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Gluten is a distinct, hard-to-digest protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Sounds harmless, right? These grains have been a staple in mankind’s diet for thousands of years, but unfortunately, it is... ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
July 4th is obviously a time of fun—getting together with friends and family, grilling out, celebrating our freedom! Fun is still possible without
sacrificing your waistline and health! Here... ...
Friday, May 20, 2016
Wherever you may be dining, keep this general rule in mind when ordering: choose a protein and veggies while making sure your plate has several colors on it. Also, choose vinaigrettes for... ...
Friday, May 6, 2016
This week our challenge is to enjoy family dinners more often during the week and to (once again) pay attention to how colorful your plate is. Try to stay away from white or tan unless it is... ...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Lunch is the focus this week! Your goal will be to become “color-minded” when deciding what you will eat for lunch — at least 3 to 4 different colors. Here’s what I mean...
How often have... ...
Friday, April 22, 2016
Hopefully, meditation/prayer is going well and you find your body reducing its stress levels. Adding on to our other challenges this week is SNACKS! Your goal this week is to choose healthy... ...
Friday, April 8, 2016
Try to not drink alcohol every day, and if you do, limit it to the recommended amount: 1 glass for women and 1 – 2 glasses for men.
Good Effects Of Alcohol
Current evidence suggests... ...
Friday, April 1, 2016
Eat within one hour of waking up and make protein the foundation of your breakfast with 20-30 grams.
The most important meal of the day
Breakfast is your first meal after having fasted for 7-12... ...
Friday, March 18, 2016
Working out hard and not seeing results?!?!? If these three components - hydration, sleep & sugar intake - are out-of-balance in your life, your exercise regimen will lack results.As your hydrating... ...
Friday, March 4, 2016
Are you feeling like your body is in need of a recharge?! Running low on energy? Packing on extra pounds? This 12 week series is created to bring your
body to a place of... ...
Friday, July 3, 2015
Happy 4th of July, “Y'all”! If you're planning on cooking this holiday, here are a couple of tips to keep you eating a tasty but healthy meal!
When buying bbq sauce or ketchup, make sure... ...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Fluid and carbohydrates are the two most important fuels your body needs. Protein is also needed after high-intensity interval training or strength training
due to the protein helping with muscle... ...
Monday, March 16, 2015
Most of us have very busy lives and we are doing our best to take care of our physical health in the midst of all the busyness. One of the biggest downfalls of a healthy life is eating poorly and... ...
Monday, September 29, 2014
In today’s blog, I want to talk about protein. There is a great deal of confusion and myths when it comes to protein including the need of protein, which kind of protein to use, and the amount... ...
Saturday, August 9, 2014
CHANGE! To some this can be exciting, to others dread; and both are ok!
We are in the business of change, why? Because as a society we are faced with increasing disease and stress while daily... ...
Monday, June 23, 2014
With summer fast approaching, the time of year is upon us when many of us will be taking some well-deserved vacation time. It can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle while on vacation so we... ...
Sunday, April 6, 2014
One of the common complaints of eating healthier is that it is difficult and time consuming to prepare healthy food. The world we live in now revolves around a grab-and-go mentality which often means... ...