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A Story of Change

A recent client we had found great success throughout his latest training program, here is his story:

David was a busy 45-year-old man who had spent most of his adult life working long hours at a desk job. Between work, family responsibilities, and other commitments, he had very little time to focus on his own health and well-being. As a result, he often felt tired and stressed out, and struggled to find the energy to keep up with his kids and his busy schedule.

One day, David decided he'd had enough. He knew he needed to make a change and prioritize his health, so he decided to hire a personal trainer. At first, he was nervous and unsure about what to expect. He had never been particularly ...

Macros and Energy Utilization

When it comes to exercise, the three main macronutrients that are essential to fuel the body are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Each of these macronutrients has a unique role in providing energy and supporting exercise performance. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at how carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are utilized in the body during exercise.


Carbohydrates are the body's primary source of energy during exercise. When we eat carbohydrates, they are broken down into glucose, which is used by the body for energy. The body stores glucose in the liver and muscles in the form of glycogen. During exercise, the body uses glycogen as its primary fuel source. As glycoge...

Strategies for Tracking Healthy Eating Habits

  1. Food Journaling:

    Keeping a food journal is a great way to track healthy eating habits. This involves writing down everything that is eaten throughout the day, including portion sizes and any snacks or beverages consumed. This can be done on paper or through an app on a smartphone or tablet. At Better Bodies, we provide nutrition journals that provide information on different types of food, as well as a section to track mealsand workouts. Reviewing the food journal can help identify patterns, such as snacking too much or not eating enough fruits and vegetables.

  2. Using a Food Scale:

    Using a food scale can help ensure accurate portion sizes and provide a more detailed understanding of calorie and n...

Fueling Your Fitness: The Importance of Macronutrients

When it comes to achieving fitness goals, proper nutrition is just as important as exercise. One crucial aspect of nutrition is macronutrients, which are the three main types of nutrients that our bodies need: carbohydrates, protein, and fat.

In this post, we'll explore how each macronutrient plays a role in fueling fitness and supporting exercise goals.


Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy for our bodies during exercise. There are two types of carbohydrates: simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates, such as sugar and white bread, are quickly digested and provide a quick burst of energy. However, complex carbohydrates, such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, provid...