Why we put nutrition first
How many hours do you spend at the gym? You are most likely spending 1 hour a day, or 3-5 hours a week working hard to achieve your fitness goals. Of course, what you do at the gym is an integral part of looking and feeling better, but it is not THE deciding factor.
You spend another 23 hours outside of the gym each day. What you do during these hours will play a much bigger role in your success than what you are doing for that one hour each day.
Consider this: If you go to the gym for one hour, and then go to Wendy’s to eat a double with cheese, large fry, and large coke, will the workout offset the meal? No! Plus, since you have consumed 1,567 calories, which includes 189g of carbohydrates, you put a huge glycemic load on your system. Your insulin will spike as a reaction to this, and will signal your body to store some of that as fat. And that doesn’t even consider the 68g of fat that you just consumed!
We put nutrition first because nutrition is what will get you to your goals. 90% of our members have goals of either losing weight or improving athletic performance--both of these can only be achieved through eating correctly.
Nutrition is not just about how you look, but also about how you feel. How do you feel throughout the day? If you feel sluggish and tired, it is most likely related to what you ate. If you feel energetic and productive, it is again related to what you ate.
Because of how important nutrition is to your health and disease prevention, we’re putting more and more effort into nutrition content and information on our website and social media. We share nutrition tips, videos, recipes, blog posts, and more with the goal of supporting you on your journey.
The right nutrition will take get you to those goals faster than you ever expected!
If you're interested in learning more about how we can help you meet your fitness goals, click the button below to schedule a short one-on-one talk with one of our coaches.