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Meet the Macros

If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your health and fitness for any amount of time, you’ve probably been bombarded with various “diets” that promise to help you reach your goals, lose weight, or hit those PRs. Companies and products have come and gone over the...

The Great Time Suck

Of all the excuses why someone doesn’t get something, anything done that bothers me more than any other is TIME. It’s much easier to blame something than to admit that you lack discipline, accountability or some other personality trait. And since time can’t say,...

Be Your Own Superhero

You’re not sure what to do. Every day you tell yourself that today will be different. That you won’t hit “snooze” and instead get up and exercise. Or, on your way home from work that you won’t drive past the gym this time. Your spouse is tired of hounding you to do...

Exercise & Injuries

You’ve been hitting the gym consistently and seeing some positive changes and then it happens. Something happens and now you’re hurt. Maybe it’s your foot. An ankle, shoulder or low back. Whether it happened in the gym or not, doesn’t matter. What matters is that...

Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights

And I mean more than those purple 5 pounders! There are numerous health benefits to incorporating strength training into your health and fitness regimen. While some are more obvious than others, the 5 discussed here will cover the gamut of benefits in terms of your...

Why Stretching May Not Be The Answer

Tight muscles are something every person will experience from time to time. However, there are many reasons that muscles get tight, and understanding the differences can save you a lot of time and money searching for a permanent solution to your pain.  Find out more...

The Perfect Problem

If you ask my many family and friends they will tell you that I had severe obsessive-compulsive disorder as a kid that continued until my late 20’s. I still have some tendencies, however, the biggest difference now is that I’m able to move on faster and they don’t get...

What Is Live Active Charlotte?

It was almost 10 years ago that the first ideas to combine a chiropractic and rehab office with a CrossFit gym began. After months of research, Premier Health and Rehab Solutions and CrossFit Steele Creek opened for business in May 2010. While many questioned my ideas...

Less Injuries = More Fun

There is a saying in sport that “injury is just part of the game”. In other words, injury is seen as an inevitable consequence of participation in sport. Ever wonder why some people are “injury prone”; while others are not. While good fortune and genetics will play...

Top Resistance Exercises To Keep You Moving

There are numerous health benefits in adding resistance exercises into your fitness routine. From improving body composition, and protecting joints to improving bone density; the pros of resistance exercise far outweigh the cons. Here are 4 of my favorite exercises...

Two Keys to Motivation

Last month I asked a question regarding what’s keeping people from reaching their health and fitness goals. Lack of time, poor nutrition and lack of motivation were the top 3 reasons that were given. In previous posts I addressed time and nutrition, now it’s...

4 Reasons Your Nutrition Plan Has Failed

Following a proper nutrition plan is hard. In a world full of instant gratification, poor self-discipline and Instagram pictures of donuts; it’s no wonder most people say nutrition is the number one reason for not reaching their health and fitness goals. That said,...