July 16, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

As a fitness coach at R3 Fitness, I often emphasize to my clients that achieving success with any diet plan isn’t just about what you eat—it’s also about how you plan and prepare your meals. One of the most effective strategies I advocate is meal prepping. It’s not just a trend; it’s a powerful tool that can make or break your progress towards your fitness goals. Let’s dive into why meal prepping is crucial and how you can make it work for you. Why Meal Prepping Matters Meal prepping involves preparing your meals ahead of time, usually for the week…

June 12, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Pickleball is an exhilarating sport that blends the best of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, gaining immense popularity among people of all ages. However, with this surge in enthusiasm comes the rise of a common ailment among players: tennis elbow. Characterized by pain and tenderness around the elbow, this condition can severely impact your game and daily activities. Fear not, for there are several strategies to prevent and manage tennis elbow, allowing you to stay on top of your game. Understanding Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is an overuse injury affecting the tendons that join the forearm muscles on…

May 29, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Hey, R3 Fitness fam! Coach Nick here, ready to dive into one of the simplest yet most powerful tools for improving your health: water. We all know we should drink more water, but do you know why it’s so crucial and how to get it right? Let’s break it down and make hydration fun and easy! Why Water Matters Water is the foundation of life. It makes up about 60% of our body weight and is involved in nearly every bodily function. Here’s a quick rundown of why staying hydrated is a game-changer for your health: Boosts Physical Performance: Whether…

May 9, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Welcome back, fellow fitness enthusiasts! In our previous discussion, we delved into the indispensable role sleep plays in our overall well-being and fitness journey. Now that we’re enlightened about the profound impact of quality sleep, it’s time to explore actionable strategies to enhance our slumber and optimize our health. As your R3 Fitness Coach, I’m here to guide you through four effective methods to improve your sleep. Establish a Consistent Sleep Schedule: One of the most fundamental steps in improving sleep quality is maintaining a consistent sleep schedule. Our bodies thrive on routine, and a regular sleep-wake cycle helps synchronize…

May 1, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Hey there, fitness enthusiasts! Coach here, ready to dive into a topic that’s often overlooked but absolutely essential for your fitness journey: SLEEP. That’s right, folks, it’s time to talk about the unsung hero of health and performance. So, grab your favorite protein shake and cozy up because we’re about to explore why catching those Z’s is the secret sauce to crushing your fitness goals. Let’s start with the basics: sleep isn’t just downtime for your body; it’s prime time for repair, recovery, and growth. Think of it as the ultimate power-up that sets the stage for everything you do…

April 17, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Eat a rainbow of fruit colors each day In the confusing world of dietary trends and super-foods, it’s easy to overlook the simplest yet most powerful nutritional heroes: fruits. From fiber filled berries to juicy tropical delights, fruits not only excite our taste buds but also offer a treasure trove of essential micro nutrients vital for our well-being. In a society often fixated on macro nutrients like carbs, proteins, and fats, the importance of consuming fruits for their micro nutrient content cannot be overstated. The Crucial Role of Micro-Nutrients Micro-nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, play crucial roles in various bodily…

March 18, 2020 R3 Coaching Team

R3 Fitness & R Thoughts 4 You REAL PEOPLE, REAL COACHING, REAL RESULTS and REAL THOUGHTS With countless unknowns in our world right now,  we know it feels like the right time to get back to the R3 Blog.  We can stay connected even with our social distancing. Many people feel alone and out of control for a variety of reasons – no school, no work, no routine, no access to the gym…no toilet paper in any stores!  Let’s think about what we do have control over to lessen the stress and find a silver lining during this trying time….

July 12, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

You’ve been working hard on your fitness game and it paid off. The pounds started to drop! And then one day your results stopped. You keep putting in the same effort without any sign of improvement. You’ve hit a frustrating plateau. Or have you? Before you blame a fitness plateau for your lack of results let’s critically consider the following: 1. Your Diet: It’s human nature to begin to slip on your nutrition after a few weeks of stringent diligence. A small treat here, and a bite of something there, and before you know it you’ve fallen back into old…

April 2, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

Sooooo you’re working with a fitness coach, huh? Congratulations on taking that step towards bettering yourself! Of all the investments in the world, you know that your body should be towards the top of that list. Here at R3 Fitness we are committed to using the most effective methods to optimize your time with us in pursuit of your fitness goals. But what about the rest of your time? As we all know there are 24 hours in a day, and 7 days in a week, which = 168 hours per week to schedule time to workout, (some of that…