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Embracing Fear

By Alejandro Melgar | Mar 28, 2019

I talk a lot about boxing. So much so that I even carry that as a reputation amongst my friends, like anything and everything is related to it. I have even found a way relate it to cooking! My good friend used it as a quote to describe me in his wedding party pamphlet. But …

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Is it as easy as Calories In Equals Calories Out?

By Urban Athlete | Mar 8, 2019

Calories in vs. Calories out (or CICO), is basically an easy way of saying: When you take in more energy than you burn, you gain weight. When you take in less energy than you burn, you lose weight. Some people believe CICO to be quite straight forward. “If you aren’t losing weight, the reason is …

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Personal Training at Urban Athlete

Why should I use a Personal Trainer?

By Urban Athlete | Feb 8, 2019

Consistency is key! This statement can relate to many things in life however it is absolutely vital when it comes to ensuring you see positive results from exercise. As the saying goes “you get out what you put in” and this is very much the case when it comes to personal training.

Fuel Up

How to Fuel

By Urban Athlete | Feb 8, 2019

It can be hard to figure out what to eat before and after a workout. The science of how food is processed and where it comes from is quite complicated! You should eat based on your body type, the intensity of workout you do, and your likes and dislikes.

Goal Setting: The Do’s and Don’t’s

By Urban Athlete | Jan 12, 2019

It’s no secret that very often the desired change is to achieve a miraculous form of physical transformation, hence the dramatic increase in worldwide gym membership sales during the first six weeks of the calendar year.

The Best Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

By Jackie Czaja | Oct 7, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you are heading over to a friend or families place, or they’re coming to you, there’s no better way to finish off that meal than a Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie!

30 DAY RESET Clean Eating Challenge

By Urban Athlete | Sep 30, 2018

If you’re looking to make some health & nutrition related changes this fall, we have a great program to help you get started!  Our “30 DAY RESET” Clean Eating Challenge.  It’s a great way to make your health and wellness a priority in a supportive group / community!

The Acid / Alkaline Balance.

By Urban Athlete | Aug 23, 2018

Studies have shown that strength training changes not only the body composition, but is also very beneficial for improving hormone production and reducing inflammation.

No Bake Lemon Raspberry Tarts

By Urban Athlete | Aug 23, 2018

Studies have shown that strength training changes not only the body composition, but is also very beneficial for improving hormone production and reducing inflammation.

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