CCFIT Blog

2021 Winter Challenge

Hi, friends!! I know I can’t be the only one who is glad to officially be saying goodbye to 2020. Now that the holidays are over, what better way to kick off the new year than with a new challenge?! This challenge is a bit different than those I’ve offered in the past, because I … Continue reading 2021 Winter Challenge

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At Home Mini Fall Challenge

Hi everyone!! I’m so excited for another at home challenge! I know that finding the motivation to work out at home can be tough, and I cannot wait for the support and shared accountability that these challenges bring. I will be creating a 4-week-long program that will be published into the app a few days … Continue reading At Home Mini Fall Challenge

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Foods To Avoid

Why You Should Only Eat Sugar, Fast Food, Processed Foods, and Hydrogenated Oils (trans fat) in Moderation: Balance is a crucial component of staying on course for your fitness goals and personal happiness. We are not saying that you should never eat these types of food, only that limiting them will help you to reach … Continue reading Foods To Avoid

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How to Get Your Nutrients

We need a variety of nutrients each day to stay healthy, including calcium and vitamin D to protect our bones, folic acid to produce and maintain new cells, and vitamin A to preserve a healthy immune system and vision. Yet the source of these nutrients is important. “Usually it is best to try to get … Continue reading How to Get Your Nutrients

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Supplements

The excitement over supplements There are so many supplement companies that love to feed on our insecurities in order to sell us their products. When it comes to fitness related supplements, none of them are 100% necessary to make progress. I’ve personally made progress with and without BCAA’s (branched chain amino acids), creatine, and protein … Continue reading Supplements

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Food Sensitivity Testing

Often when people experience chronic inflammation, bloating, fatigue, etc. It can be a result of eating foods that we have an allergy or intolerance to.  Getting a food sensitivity test can help make us aware of which foods we need to avoid! These foods can also change over time, so it is recommended that these … Continue reading Food Sensitivity Testing

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Protein

What is protein? Protein is found throughout the body—in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and virtually every other body part or tissue. It makes up the enzymes that power many chemical reactions and the hemoglobin that carries oxygen in your blood. At least 10,000 different proteins make you what you are and keep you that way. … Continue reading Protein

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Macros

’Macro’ is short for ‘macronutrient.’ The three macronutrients are: protein, carbohydrates, and fat. By using our macro calculator to figure out how many of each you need to reach your goals and tracking your daily intake, you can have better control over your progress and reach your goals more quickly. That all being said, macro … Continue reading Macros

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Water Intake

Drinking water does more than just quench your thirst — it’s essential to keeping your body functioning properly and feeling healthy. Nearly all of your body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. You’d be surprised about what staying hydrated can do for your body.  A few ways water works in your body:  … Continue reading Water Intake

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Nutrition Introduction

Our nutrition is often neglected, yet the most important part of our physical health. When it comes to our progress and seeing physical changes in our body, what and how we’re eating are actually more important than our workouts! If you aren’t refueling your body with the nutrients it needs to rebuild the muscle you’re … Continue reading Nutrition Introduction

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