Oatmeal > Sugary Cereal

Here is the third swap that we recommend here at ATL. Let us know your thoughts!
Americans have a problem with sugar. A VERY BIG problem!
Americans, on average, include way too much extra sugar into their day and added sugar has been linked to increased weight gain and fat stores.

Planks > Regular Crunches

Here is Swap #2!

Crunches have been used for many years as a way to build your six pack abs.

However, it may not be the most effective exercise for giving you the lean, trim, and sexy body.
Before you go any further, you need to understand that no matter what exercises you do to trim your mid-section, if you have extra fat covering your abs, then you WILL not see them……See Wednesday’s SWAP for a way to burn fat.

Interval Training > Slow Jogging or Running

First installment of 3 Blogs related to swapping one thing for another.
For beginners, you may have been given a program that uses walking, brisk walking, or even light jogging. As you progressed, you probably saw your cardiovascular endurance soar and your weight start to slow.  But what happens after a few weeks or months of this type of exercise? Read more

FLU Prevention Tips

It’s that time of year again. It always seems like this year is the worst year for contracting the flu virus! We always hear get rest, get vaccinated, eat healthy. Those are some great tips but we are here to add a little more value to that. Here are 5 ways that you can prevent the Flu Naturally!

1. SLEEP – We talk all the time about how important sleep is on muscle recovery, reduction of stress and now we can dabble into the immune system.  When your body is fatigued it has to work extra hard to take down the flu virus and, in many cases, it might be too late. Make sure you are getting at least 7 hours of sleep a night! Read more