Could you be overtraining?

  If you visit the club about five times per week and break a sweat, have some fun, maybe feel a little sore the next day, you are doing it right. If you notice any of the following signs that you might be pushing just a little too hard, it’s time to take a look … Continued

Choosing The Right Protein Powder

These days it seems as if protein powders are everywhere, the grocery store, the drugstore and online.  Whether you’re an elite athlete, a weekend warrior or a vegan, everyone is on the protein trend. Because of the high protein content of powder supplements, adding a scoop or two to your smoothies, baked goods, or shakes … Continued

Burn More Fat & Calories in Less Time

High Intensity Circuit Training Workout That Blasts Fat in Seven Minutes? Looking for a quick yet efficient total body workout that burns fat, builds strength and blasts calories? All in 7 minutes? Too good to be true? Maybe not. Regular aerobic and resistance training are two of the most important strategies Coastal Fitness Personal trainers suggest … Continued

What Are The Best Exercises For Six Pack Abs?

What Are the Best Exercises for Six Pack Abs? While diet plays an important factor in getting those “six-pack” abs, there are a few exercises that will work out your abdominal muscles without you ever having to do one single stomach crunch. One of the best ways to strengthen and define your abdominal muscles and … Continued

Five Easy Fitness Tips to Get You Lean by Summer

With summer just around the corner, now is the time to start losing the pounds and get ready and lean for the beach. For most people, losing even a few pounds of fat will make a drastic difference in overall appearance and muscle definition. Here are five easy-to-implement tips that will help you to be leaner … Continued

Rethinking Weight Loss

You’ve tried them all – the standard Atkins diet, the New Atkins diet, the Eco Atkins diet, the Naturally Thin diet, the Thin for Life diet, the Skinny Vegan diet, the Shangri-La diet – and yet, nothing seems to work. You’ve walked, skipped, ran, jogged, biked, jumped and rowed, but you never shed more than … Continued

The Top 7 Free Weight Loss Apps

Sticking to any weight loss plan is much easier with the help of the right apps. Using a specific weight loss app can be a great way to stay accountable for your food choices. Some apps even help you keep track of your daily activity levels, giving you a way to track your progress as … Continued

5 Ways A Personal Trainer Can Improve Your Life

Personal training can seem like an expensive way to get fit, but working out with an expert can make a huge difference to your health and well- being. Some people may wrongly assume that trainers exist solely to help people develop more beautiful bodies, but there are plenty of other ways that a trainer improves … Continued

7 Incredible Fat-Burning Foods

 While there are no miracle foods when it comes to weight loss, it is true that certain foods can help promote weight loss through the thermogenic effect, by stimulating metabolism, or by triggering hormones in the body that cause the body to burn fat for energy rather than store it. Adding the foods below to … Continued

Top Ten Reasons Not To Wear a Fitness Tracker

Sometimes it seems like everyone is wearing a fitness tracker. You see those ubiquitous bands on every wrist, and their owners are constantly yammering on about their steps and their sleep quality. They’re always sharing their fitness app screen caps on social media, passive-aggressively asking for virtual pats on the back. But does anyone really … Continued