Body Composition – BIA

BIA Measurements (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) So we are on our last body composition phase now and this time we have something a little more techy  compared to the last 3 body composition measurements. My gym had a handheld version of this technology but now we no longer use it, and use something a little more savvyContinue reading “Body Composition – BIA”

Body Composition Measurements: Skinfolds

Skinfold measurements It has been awhile since my last blogging post – sorry about the long pause, I was trying to get a new structure going for my clients at the gym / working on my own scheduling so I wouldn’t be driving back and forth so often/ and working on getting to know theContinue reading “Body Composition Measurements: Skinfolds”

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”

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”