1. How To Enjoy The Weekend Without Getting Off Track

    Do you want to enjoy your weekends but aren't sure how to do it without ruining your progress in the gym? You're not alone. This is more common than you think and with the right steps, we can help you do this. But first, the ground rules. Here at Compel Fitness, we're all about looking, feeling, and being healthy. But not at the expense of locking yourself in your room and not enjoying life. We're…Read More

  2. Should You Eat Organic?

    "You are what you eat!" How many times have you heard that one? Even though you don't turn into whatever your eating, what you put into your body determines what you get out of it. But this doesn't stop just when it comes to the types of food you're eating... it extends even further to where and how the food is made. Which is why I want to talk to you about organic foods today. For many, eating or…Read More

  3. Why Everyone Keeps Telling You To Eat Veggies

    How many times have you heard someone say “eat your veggies? Countless, I bet. Your mom, dad, doctor, teacher, dietitian. It’s because vegetables are a crucial part of a well-balanced diet. And it’s essential you get them on a daily basis if you want to stay healthy. That’s because your daily dose of vegetables provides a host of benefits you can’t get anywhere else. Some may be obvious,…Read More

  4. Four Pieces To A Successful Fitness Transformation

    When you strip weight loss down to the bare-bones basics, it’s pretty simple. But you can ask anyone who’s tried losing a few pounds; it’s far from being easy. If it were easy, everyone would be flaunting bikini bodies up and down the streets. If it were easy, obesity wouldn’t be at a record high like it is today. If it were easy, I wouldn’t be here writing this article for you today. Th…Read More

  5. 3 Ways Reboot Your Results When You Feel Like Quitting

    How are you doing with your workouts and diet? Have you seen some progress, or did you stall out? Don't be ashamed if you haven’t been 100% perfect and don’t be ashamed if you’ve hit a plateau and feel like you want to quit. We see this with clients all the time, and I promise you’re not alone when you feel like you want to throw in the towel. Lucky for you, we can’t let you do that. You…Read More

  6. The Only Meal Plan That Will Last A Lifetime

    Without a doubt, one of the most significant barriers I find when on boarding our new clients here at Compel Fitness is being able to find a diet they can stick to. Dropping weight isn’t always the problem. Instead, the struggle comes with keeping the weight off. That’s the tricky part most nutrition advice fails to shed light on. Whenever you undergo a rapid transformation, your mental and ph…Read More

  7. The Best Grocery List Ever!

    To lose weight, it's important to eat healthy… but what does that even mean? We always get questions about nutrition, diet, and what to buy at the grocery store. It only makes sense to have a list of foods that are well for you to eat, and then YOU get to pick which ones you like the taste on. Trust me; it's much better than eating something you hate because someone told you that you have to. Th…Read More

  8. Vitamin D

    Summer is the time of year to soak in some rays and get a healthy dose of Vitamin D to store for the winter months ahead.  But you're probably wondering how do we get Vitamin D safely, without risking a sunburn? What if we live in the city? And on top of that, why is it important and what's the big deal if we don't get enough?   The recommended amount of Vitamin D is a topic of debate in the…Read More

  9. Protein: How Much You Need and From Where

    Nutrition is polarizing. Nutrition is not black and white. Nutrition cannot and never should be the same for everyone. These statements are the reason we have so many diet books, nutritional questions and a population of people that have analysis paralysis on trying to eat "healthy." It’s important to know that not all proteins are created equal. Some contain more essential amino acids than oth…Read More

  10. Why People Ignore the Advice of Their Nutritionist

    A nutritionist is there to help you tailor your meals to meet the needs of your body in the most efficient way possible. Whatever your fitness or health goals might be, a nutritionist can help you find the right foods to fuel your body and help you move towards those goals. It's the perfect compliment to working with a personal trainer! So why do so many people decide not to listen to the advice o…Read More