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What Is Considered "Obese"?

What Is Considered “Obese”?

At Prime Performance in Totowa, New Jersey, we work with people who want to be healthier and achieve their fitness goals. Some people want to build muscles, while others want to lose weight. While there are many different goals, there are also different levels within those goals. For instance, we have athletes that want to […]


Are There Foods To Lower Blood Pressure?

Are There Foods To Lower Blood Pressure?

If you found your blood pressure is slightly elevated or even high, there are foods to lower blood pressure that might save you from having to use medication. Of course, always check with your doctor first before changing your diet and never go off blood pressure medication until your health care professional gives you the […]




Should I Eliminate Salt In My Diet?

Should I Eliminate Salt In My Diet?

When you come to Prime Fitness in Totowa, New Jersey, we focus on your exercise needs to help your body function at its best. That doesn’t mean our personal trainers ignore the role that a healthy diet plays. Some of our clients have asked if they should eliminate salt. The answer for that question is […]


What Makes A Food A Superfood?

What Makes A Food A Superfood?

What makes a food a superfood? That’s a good question. Since there’s no official definition for a super food, the unofficial one would be a food that contains and extraordinary number of nutrients and health benefits. Some of these are locally grown and you may have eaten them your entire life, like beets or spinach. […]


The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

My clients at Prime Performance in Totowa, New Jersey, are pretty savvy about the dangers of too much sugar, and in most cases, they’re also aware of the health issues from artificial sweeteners. While it might seem like drinking a diet Coke is far better than drinking the original, since there’s no sugar, that’s not […]


Have You Tried Low Carb Noodles?

Have You Tried Low Carb Noodles?

Are you trying to cut back on carbohydrates or following a keto diet, but you hate to give up some of the foods you love, like pasta? Now there’s an abundance of low carb options that you can buy in a store or create at home. Some of these alternative low carb noodles include zucchini […]


Workouts That Improve Your Mood

Workouts That Improve Your Mood

At Prime Performance in Totowa, New Jersey, we work hard to keep up with the latest studies on health and fitness. One area that’s increasing popularity is using exercise as an adjunct treatment. It’s been know for years that exercise can improve your mental attitude as it improves your overall health. Mental health care professionals […]


How To Lose Body Fat And Preserve Muscle?

How To Lose Body Fat And Preserve Muscle?

One of the biggest problems when people try to lose weight is that they often sabotage themselves. They either use the wrong type of exercise or don’t exercise at all. You don’t always lose fat when you lose weight, you often lose both fat and muscle mass. If you want lose body fat, while you […]