Protein: The Powerhouse Nutrient

 Written by Kate A. Mascho, RD, LDN – Registered Dietitian, Poe Center for Health Education When thinking of protein, the first thing that typically comes to mind is “muscle”. While the nutrient protein plays a key role in building and repairing muscles, you may be...

10 Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Tip 1 – Don’t let yourself get thirsty Dehydration slows down your blood flow leaving you with less energy to face the day, drinking water first thing in the morning is a great way to kick start your day and takes only minutes, bring a bottle of water to bed at night...

Belly-Flattening Breakfast Choices

By Mehmet C. Oz, MD, and Michael F. Roizen, MD Submitted by Chris Mitchell, GroupX Instructor, O2 Fitness Brennan Station Need weight-loss help? This will make a big belly difference: Start your day with a high-protein breakfast (think eggs, maybe in a frittata). This...

Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake?! | O2 Fitness

Created and written by: Steve Mongno, General Manager, O2 Fitness Cary Need to boost up your Protein or get a good replacement meal but tired of the same-old bland mixes? How does a nice Strawberry Cheesecake sound?? This shake is like going to Baskin Robbins (if you...

6 On-The-Go Protein Options for Endurance Athletes

Submitted by Jason Peters, General Manager @ O2 Fitness Chatham Historically, nutrition plans for endurance athletes have been centered on carbohydrates and hydration.  But it has also become widely accepted that endurance athletes require significantly more protein...