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Believe it or not, statistics show ONE out of every FOUR people will have a heart attack this year….that’s a scary number.  Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women, exceeding even cancer and other chronic diseases.  Below are key strategies to decrease the chance for heart disease and/or heart attacks.   1. The TYPE of Beef You Eat “Where’s the beef?” you ask.  Well it shouldn’t be from commercial cows.  Not a good choice if you want to prevent heart disease, or worse, a heart attack.  The cows used

We’ve all heard about the benefits of taking fish oils.  To name a few: improved heart health, helping treat mental disorders, aiding in weight loss and even supporting eye health and pregnancy.  However, Jaylab EFA Icon Krill Oil is much better for your overall health than regular fish oil for multiple reasons. Antioxidant Power Believe it or not, Krill Oil is 297 times greater than vitamin A or E in this regard and 47 times greater than regular fish oil.  Remember antioxidants help prevent oxidation which creates free radicals that damage

Commonly called the ‘alligator’ pear, the avocado is one of the best fruits for many different processes in the body.  Plus, it can go with almost anything – a great topping on your cheeseburger, the perfect addition to your salad, etc.  It’s even great by itself or alongside other lean proteins.  The biggest advantage comes from the high level of fat contained in this fruit.  However, before reading any further, don’t be scared by the little big word F-A-T. Healthy Fats Avocados are roughly 85% fat.  Now I know that’s a

One of the most exciting things about life is making changes to shift into the next level of growth and opportunity. I attended Amber Lilyestrom’s Soul Fueled Summit  yesterday to think about what’s next for Triple Jump Fitness. You see, we work with a coach even though I am a coach and this is because it helps us see the big picture. We really look at Triple Jump Fitness and where we want to go with it. As we expand, we are constantly thinking about how we can accommodate our client's needs. Our

#1 Plan, Pick, Prep & Pack Once, Eat for a Week! This past Sunday morning would have been better to catch up on my sleep or cozening up on the couch for a Netflix marathon but instead I trekked out to the supermarket. One quick trip is less stressful and time-consuming than attempting to navigate the produce section and express lane multiple weeknights after work. And if you go with an organized grocery list and meal plan, you never have to stare into your fridge wondering, "What's for dinner?" or resort

A while back I wrote an article that talked about understanding body types. Today’s post will discuss one in particular: the endomorph. This person tends to have a larger bone structure with greater amounts of total body mass and fat mass. Unfortunately excess calories in endomorphs are usually stored as fat and don’t create the same caloric expenditure with movement as seen in ectomorphs and mesomorphs. Below are some simple strategies to minimize bad gains and maximize the good ones for all those endomorphs out there. Cycle Macronutrients If you’re looking for