Why Doing only LISS Activity could be Hurting You, Not Helping You!

October 31, 2017

Society cannot seem to shake the idea that the more cardio you can squeeze into your day, the more beneficial it is to lose weight. False. Research has shown that engaging in long duration cardio SEVERAL times a week, or a day, can actually hinder your progress. (more…)

21 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do At Home

October 31, 2017

A lot of people believe they need a gym membership and exercise equipment to get in a good workout, but those people are wrong. You can get a GREAT workout in at home with some simple bodyweight movements, and if they feel too easy there is always a way to make them more challenging!

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Micronutrients: WHAT are they and WHY are they important?

October 18, 2017

Micronutrients are known as the vitamins and minerals essential for the body to function properly, but are only needed in trace amounts. Most of these nutrients come from our diet; but if we don’t like a specific food that carries that nutrient, or if we are in a calorie restriction for whatever reason, we may need to supplement to we do not end up with a deficiency. (more…)

5 Best Exercises to Build a Strong Core

October 13, 2017

Everyone always talks about wanting a 6 pack or the perfect looking stomach, but why does nobody worry about the STRENGTH of their core? There are several reasons to focus on strengthening your core. Researchers have proven that core strength helps with posture, balance, stability, back pain as well as everyday activities like bending over and rotating to grab an object. Today i am going to break down the 7 best exercises to strengthen your core and build those beloved abdominals. (more…)

the fresh plan

The Fresh Plan

October 10, 2017

D21 Fit Studio has had the pleasure of partnering with The Fresh Plan, local to Evanston, to give our clients the opportunity for pre-prepped meals. The Fresh Plan is a meal prep delivery company that makes eating a healthy diet as simple as it gets. We asked them to write a blog for us sharing some nutritional information with us as well as a little bit about their company. Here is what they had to say…

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