Measuring Body Composition – Circumference

Circumference Measurement  Photo by Siora Photography on Unsplash It has been a few days, but in the last post I discussed BMI — in today’s post we will go over another form of body composition measuring; called circumference.  When using this term, it means to measure the body’s “girth” using a tape measure. There are many sites that canContinue reading “Measuring Body Composition – Circumference”

BMI – Body Mass Index

Measuring Body Composition Part one  So, I am almost sure most of you have heard of the word “BMI” or body mass index. Most doctors of medicine today still use this as a prescribed way of letting their patients know if they are within a healthy weight class (hints why when you go for appointments,Continue reading “BMI – Body Mass Index”

Glutamine Supplementation

Glutamine  Photo by Amanda Jones on Unsplash Glutamine comes in both powder and pill form. It is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body, and considered essential for intestinal function, immune response, and amino acid homeostatis during times of severe stress. Main purpose: Serves as a building block for protein.  Also considered as a “conditionally essential amino acid”;Continue reading “Glutamine Supplementation”

Susan G Komen Breast Cancer 5k

Saturday I partook in my first 5k run — and I did it to raise money for breast cancer. I met some new people and took some selfies with my team afterwards. If you want to check out more photos from the race, follow my Instagram page — ShayFitnessWonderWoman It was a wonderful time and IContinue reading “Susan G Komen Breast Cancer 5k”

BCAAs — Supplements

Take What You Need “Branch-Chained Amino Acids” Never taken BCAAs during.before or after your workout? You probably aren’t missing out on anything if you eat a variety of foods & keep your health maintained with ample water intake, but even with a perfect nutritional base — some people still decide to take BCAAs, and youContinue reading “BCAAs — Supplements”