Healing Your Gut

Did you know that as of 2009, 60 to 70 million people were affected by digestive diseases? With how much processed food we continue to have in our food system, it's no surprise that most of us have digestive issues.

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Meal Prepping: An Optimal Nutrition Strategy

"Failing to plan means planning to fail." Proper planning and preparation is a crucial part to success in any venture of life, but especially so on your health journey. While some of us may have the luxury and time to cook fresh meals every day, others may not, and constantly are scrambling to put a healthy meal on the table. In this case, meal prepping is a great way to mitigate the week-day stress while staying on track.

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Build More than Just Your Muscles: Your Immune System

Ever wonder why after a particularly stressful time in your life some sort of sickness promptly follows? It's the time of the year that requires even more attention to our immune system than usual: flu season. Read our latest blog article to learn about what we can do to naturally build up our immune system and protect ourselves.

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Your Guide to Cardio

Cardiovascular exercise is an important aspect to any exercise regimen. Mostly commonly known for bettering heart health, partaking in aerobic exercise strengthens our heart by increasing our blood flow and volume to our muscles, thus enabling our heart to pump out more blood and nutrients with each beat over time, making it more efficient...

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Prioritizing Your Health

“Eat healthy.”  “Exercise.” “Get enough rest and recovery time.” We all know these are some of the most common tenets to the ideal picture of health. They’ve been stated and restated hundreds of times. We see them in the magazines we read, the Instagram pictures we double-tap, and in new pop-up fitness businesses. We’re practically smothered with the proper advice to live a healthy lifestyle. Why aren’t we all in amazing health and in the best shape of our lives, though?

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The Core Values of Exercise

The multitude of people having low back pain and/ or consequential spinal injuries is startling. Our society has evolved to be sitting at our desk more than we are moving and looking down at a phone more instead of up having conversation with others. Our bodies adapt to the situations we create for them, and a sedentary lifestyle is no exception. Most, if not all, back pain stems from having a weak and underactive core.

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Resistance Training: Why Women Belong in the Weight Room

While a gym in 2017 is much more likely to display a more even balance of men and women in the weight room, there is still a common notion among women that lifting weights isn’t either a) good for them or b) will get them their goal physique. Resistance training has so many metabolic and overall health benefits for the human body, and females are not immune...

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Let's Talk Sleep: Rest and Repair Your Way to Your Goals

When life throws us for a loop, one of the first things that gets set on the back burner is our sleep. We have to get to that soccer game and make dinner, but we also have emails to finish before tomorrow morning, so we go to bed at midnight and still wake up at our usual 5AM...

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Stressful Effects

Do you ever wonder if the amount of stress you're under is a problem? Is it really something your body can just deal with, or are there almost immediate consequences? Regardless, stress is not something to be taken lightly.

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The Dirt on Organic vs. Conventional Foods

The organic movement has become quite popular and more readily accessible in recent years, and for good reason. Our conventional farming system has a lot of problems, and harmful pesticide residue found on conventionally-grown produce has been linked to numerous diseased states. There is substantial research to show health benefits of organic food, and we have simple changes you can make to increase your intake.

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Hydration Explained

Water is the foundation of every cell, tissue, and process of our body. Not only do we need to drink enough to ensure proper hydration status, but we should also be looking at the quality of our water.

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Baton Rouge Healthy Training: Connecting Your Health to Your Food

While there are several variables that factor into attaining, increasing, and maintaining health and vitality, what you eat is number one.  Consuming food is something we do every single day of our life.  At three meals per day, you will have consumed 1,095 meals per year.  In just 5 years that is 5,475 meals.

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The Solution to Back Pain in Baton Rouge

Lower back pain is an epidemic in our society today.  If you don't have it, you know someone within an arm's reach that does.  This painful problem is a result of several factors...poor posture, inflammation in the vertebral joints and sacroiliac joints , weakness in the muscles that create stabilization of the spine, pelvis, torso (core), and bad nutrition, just to name a few. 

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Baton Rouge Training and Holistic Rehabilitation: A Look Back at 10 Years

Ten years.  Wow does time fly.  Reflecting back on the past ten years is very humbling for me.  I remember how excited I was looking at my first location on Perkins road before signing the lease.  I got to work painting that small 1,200 square foot studio that very day.  I was the only employee, which means I was the head trainer, the janitor, the book keeper, head of advertising, and wore every other hat this small business needed. 

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Personal Training in Baton Rouge: Training at Trinity

The first thing we do here at Trinity is a very thorough musculoskeletal evaluation that includes various orthopedic evaluations such as posture, muscular length tension, joint range of motion, measurement of spinal curves, movement screens, biomechanical screens, nutrition and lifestyle analysis and much more

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