July 2019 – Food For Thought

Staying the course with nutrition is often the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle change. And with nearly 80% of body composition transformation success being tied into proper nutrition, it’s quite possibly the most important part of the equation. One thing that makes it incredibly difficult is a lack of knowledge when it comes to …

Hidden Calories In Beverages You May Consume Daily

You know the saying that you can’t out-exercise a bad diet? We tend to forget that it also refers to what you drink. If, despite your best efforts at changing your food intake and increasing your exercise routine, you find yourself at a plateau where your fat loss efforts are concerned, it may be time …

Actualize Sports Athlete Riley Kunz Commits to Harvard!

We are proud to announce Riley Kunz has verbally accepted a football scholarship to Harvard University! When I first met with Riley in 2017 he said, “I want a football scholarship to Harvard.” Two years later and one of the world’s finest educational institutions and the Crimson gridiron are blessed to have such an outstanding …

Actualize Sports Athlete of the Month – Marie Brangwin

Actualize is proud to recognize Marie Brangwin as the Actualize Sports Athlete of the Month! During my 4 years as a strength and performance coach at Actualize, I’ve found that the majority of young women who work with us have some knowledge of their goals, purposes and potential in athletics, fitness and life. Because of …

Workout Adjustments for Summer

Every season has its challenges when it comes to your workout plans, but summertime is unique in that the combination of heat and humidity provides a unique set of circumstances that you will need to overcome. Here are some tips for you to ensure you don’t lose the momentum you’ve gained over the past few …

Sleep On It

It’s been a long, trying day at work and you are anticipating packing up and going home any minute. Your eyes are cloudy and you just want to curl up and take a nap. Your mood takes a bigger nose dive when you realize it’s only 2 in the afternoon and you have four more hours …