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 19, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Staying on track with your nutrition doesn’t have to be a daunting task filled with calorie counting and restrictive eating. Instead, it can be a delightful journey of discovering whole, unprocessed foods that not only nourish your body but also please your palate. Keeping healthy snacks available is a strategic way to maintain energy levels, curb hunger pangs, and avoid the temptation of processed foods. Here’s why whole food snacks are essential and how you can easily incorporate them into your daily routine. The Power of Whole Food Snacks Whole foods are ingredients that are as close to their natural…

May 31, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Vacations are a time to relax, explore new places, and enjoy some well-deserved rest. However, they can also be a challenge for those committed to their fitness goals. As an R3 fitness coach, I understand the importance of maintaining your workout routine, even while traveling. With a few smart strategies and a go-to workout plan, you can stay active and keep your fitness on track, no matter where you are. Plan Ahead One of the most effective ways to ensure you don’t skip workouts on vacation is to plan ahead. Before you leave, research your destination to find out what…

May 20, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

When it comes to choosing a fitness regimen, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming. There is traditional weight lifting all the way to cardio-centric classes. Each style has its advocates and its benefits. However, functional strength training stands out from the rest. Its comprehensive approach enhances athletic performance and it also improves tasks in everyday life. In this blog, we’ll explore how functional strength training compares to other styles and discuss its unique benefits. What is Functional Strength Training? Functional strength training involves exercises that are designed to mimic and strengthen the movements you perform in everyday life….

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…

May 13, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

Hi everyone, coach Patrick here with the top 17 reasons to exercise that do not have anything to do with weight loss. I know summer is right around the corner and most of you have exciting places to go and things to do. But wait! Don’t forget about your workout. Again! Lots of people fall off the exercise wagon during summer months due to vacations, taking care of kids home for the summer months, and other warm weather distractions. I get it, I really do, but what about all the amazing perks that you’re missing out on? Just in case…

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…

August 23, 2017 R3 Coaching Team

  Why you need a personal trainer. Ever wonder why celebrities and other successful people use Fitness coaches and personal trainers to achieve their goals. The answer is simple because it works. THE FACTS Over 90% of those who start an exercise program will quit before their new routine becomes a habit, over 60% will give up after the first week.  The reason why many fail when trying to attain their fitness goals is because it requires changing your lifestyle and changing your lifestyle is hard. It takes time, determination, support, structure. If any of these key components are missing…