Weightlifting

How to Prevent Age-related Muscle Loss

How to Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss

Are you over the age of 30? Great things come with age, but when it comes to maintaining your muscles, you need to up your game to avoid age-related muscle loss. Sarcopenia is muscle loss that occurs with aging and/or immobility, and sadly after 30, we start to lose muscle mass by 3% to 5% […]

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Is Fasted Cardio Good for Fat Loss

Is Fasted Cardio Good for Fat Loss?

Is fasted cardio good for fat loss? Or just another fad? Find out in the video below…. It’s time to shine a light on the ‘fasted’ versus ‘fed’ cardio debate. Is it really true that a morning cardio workout with no pre-fueling is somehow better for fat loss than eating first? First, let’s see if

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Is Cardio or Weightlifting Better for Fat Loss

Is Cardio or Weightlifting Better for Fat Loss?

To lose fat, what’s the better option? Cardio or weightlifting? This video answers that question, and gives tips for how to get the best results. It’s one of the top questions I get from clients who want to lose those stubborn pounds, so they get the best results from their efforts. Exercising smartly is the

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - How Your Diet is Ruining Your Performance

How Your Diet is Ruining Your Performance

Is your performance suffering because of your diet? Good intentions or not, it’s critical to know why your choices with food could be hindering your potential. As a sports dietitian, I help athletes and active individuals fuel their body for better performance, and most of my clients approach me because they’re struggling. I help them

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian -How to Leverage Your Nutrition So You're More Toned

How to Leverage Your Nutrition So You’re More Toned

Do you know how to make nutrition your ally for getting more toned? How to get muscle tone is one of the top 5 requests I get from clients. This video explains how to leverage nutrition to support your goal of a leaner and toned physique. Achieving better muscle tone does not require a special

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Improving Your Posture for Better Performance

Improving Your Posture for Better Performance

Your posture matters much more than you might realize when it comes to improving athletic performance and avoiding injury. Healthy posture is important especially for weight-lifting and running. Why? It enables you to be a stronger runner because properly engaged glutes will push your farther and faster, and allows you to lift more weight without

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Work the Buddy System, A Total-Body Workout to do with Your Friend

Work the Buddy System: A Total-Body Workout to do With Your Friend

Grab a friend and watch this video to learn how to get a fun total-body workout for two that will get you both in great shape. Let’s face it, there are times (lots of times) where we’d rather do anything besides work out. Throughout this past year, this issue was especially hard for me because,

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - (Don’t) Put Your Back Into It - How to Properly Lift a Weight

(Don’t) Put Your Back Into It: How to Properly Lift a Weight

In this 5-minute video, you’ll learn the proper technique to lift a heavy weight in the gym and not injure your back. If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt. Back problems are extremely common, but, there are some ways

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Working Out to Maximize Fat-Burn

Working Out to Maximize Fat-Burn

Want to maximize fat-burn with less time and more results when working out? Learn the power of EPOC with Guest Blogger, Hannah Giangaspro, Exercise Science and Nutrition Intern Ever heard of EPOC? Yeah, neither had I until I started taking graduate-level Exercise Science courses. Now that I’ve learned quite a bit about it, I just

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