1. Food Sensitivity Testing & Heart Rate Variability

    Using heart rate variability (HRV) as a clinical tool to track sympathetic and parasympathetic activity can teach you what foods we should avoid in our diet. We can use this data to identify individual stressors/food sensitivities. During the lecture, participants will measure their own HRV with pol…Read More

  2. No Time To Workout

    The number one reason why you don’t exercise is that you don’t have time. At least that’s what you tell yourself. I know we are all busy. Between getting to and from work, balancing responsibilities and having time for yourself, there’s little left over for workouts. With summer in full swin…Read More

  3. Believe it, You are what you eat!!

    You are what you eat —- this often-used phrase has come to describe the belief that a person’s totality, including his health, appearance, mood, and thoughts, is shaped by the food he eats. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote, in Physiologie du Gout, ou Meditations de Gastronomie Transcendante, 1826:…Read More

  4. Fitness vs. Alcohol

    Alcohol Eats Away at Muscle Mass If increasing muscle mass is one of your goals, then think twice before you go out for a night of heavy drinking. Consuming alcohol in large quantities has a direct effect on your metabolism, causing fat to be stored instead of being utilized as an energy source. Alc…Read More

  5. Optimal Health Professional Personal Trainer vs. Other Trainers

    Differences of an Optimal Professional Personal Trainer vs. Any Other: Credibility: Our professional personal trainers here at Optimal Health are all skilled professionals with degrees as well as certifications unlike nearly all big box gyms who do not require these kind of credentials… Scary! Exp…Read More

  6. Meal Prep Central

    If you are serious about getting results you have to prepare just like anything else in life. To effectively accomplish any goal you are going to have to set objectives. Meal prepping is an essential objective to understand and conquer before starting into a nutritional lifestyle shift full of clean…Read More

  7. Weight Training is Important for Women

    The idea that weightlifting causes insanely huge muscle buildup is largely a creation of the media. It’s true that some women weightlifters takes steroids, and these hormones do make them look very masculine. The average woman who weight trains, however, will simply achieve a slim, healthy body wi…Read More

  8. Investment vs. Cost

    Hey friends Bradley here. I’m blogging on something today that I feel is important to consider when entering into a health and fitness program. I go through a handful of consultations every month, sometimes 2-3 a week. Anyways, it seems as if towards the end of the consultation we go over a couple…Read More

  9. Supermarket Rules

    Hey friends Bradley here, we all know that one of the major factors to your health and fitness is your eating habits and that all starts with the supermarket. We all know that if you buy good food, you are going to eat good food. So today I’m going to give everyone my 6 rules of success at the sup…Read More