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How Much Water Should I Drink A Day?

How Much Water Should I Drink A Day?

Most people that live in Anthem and Phoenix, AZ, can tell you that they drink more water on the hot summer days if they’re outside, but that’s not always the case when the weather is cooler or if you’re sitting in air conditioning all day. It’s especially important to stay hydrated if you’re working out. […]


What Gets You Out Of Bed In The Morning?

What Gets You Out Of Bed In The Morning?

Learning your motivation for working out and getting fit and identifying the real reason you want to do it may be the key to being successful in your fitness program and achieving your goals. If someone told you that you should workout or lose weight, it’s not enough. Even if it’s your doctor. Why did […]


Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

Is Eating Breakfast Really That Important?

You’ll often hear that breakfast is extremely important, whether you want to lose weight or simply be healthier. There’s a lot of studies on this topic and unfortunately they don’t all agree. Whether you should eat breakfast or not studies have been given a lot of attention, but often those that are pro breakfast, are […]


What Are HIIT Workouts?

What Are HIIT Workouts?

HIIT—High Intensity Interval Training—is one of the techniques we use at Skinsport in Phoenix, AZ. The reason is simple, HIIT workouts get results. HIIT is a technique that differs from traditional workouts that are steady state. No matter what the exercise, the process is the same. The person exercising gives 100% effort for a short […]


Reward Yourself After A Tough Workout

Reward Yourself After A Tough Workout

Seeing success and reaching your fitness goal takes time. You don’t go from a sedentary lifestyle to running an eight-minute mile overnight. You also can’t shed 40 pounds in a week or build strong muscles in a few days. Reaching tough goals takes time, so in the meantime, you have to find ways to provide […]


Pros and Cons Of Sport Supplements

Pros and Cons Of Sport Supplements

For every positive factor discussed about exercise and dietary guidelines, there are negatives. There are pros and cons for sport supplements, too. There are also good supplements that actually help you get fitter and ones that provide no health benefits, but are loaded with sugar and additives. Basically, these types of sport supplements are nothing […]


Sugar Consumption & Metabolic Disease

Sugar Consumption & Metabolic Disease

There’s a group of changes to your body that point to metabolic disease. Having one of these changes doesn’t mean you have it, but does mean you have an increased risk. High blood sugar levels, high blood pressure abnormal triglyceride or cholesterol levels and carrying most of your weight around your middle are the signs. […]


Great Protein Sources For Vegans

Great Protein Sources For Vegans

One of the problems faced by vegans is getting complete proteins. There are 20 amino acids that create a bond to make proteins. The body can make eleven of those, but it can’t make nine. They have to come from the food we eat and are called essential proteins. A complete protein contains all nine […]



Keeping Fit At Home

Keeping Fit At Home

So much changed almost overnight in Anthem, AZ, when the governor announced the stay at home order. For some, it was a time to sit and binge watch Netflix, but for others it was a challenge. Many of my clients were focused on keeping fit at home, so they wouldn’t lose those important fitness advancements […]