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Does Fasting Ruin My Metabolism?

Does Fasting Ruin My Metabolism?

Fasting has gained a lot of attention for it’s health benefits, but not all types of fasting are alike. Some types of fasting can actually improve your metabolism, while others slow it down. What’s the difference? How does it work? It’s a matter of how often you fast, how long and the amount of calorie […]


Why Is Physical Activity So Important?

Why Is Physical Activity So Important?

One reason I went into the area of fitness is because I knew that physical activity was a key factor to good health and extremely important. My aim was to provide the knowledge that could help people become their best. There are three four types of physical fitness, aerobic, strength, flexibility and balance. A healthy […]


What Fasting Can Do For You

What Fasting Can Do For You

At Prime Fitness in Totowa, New Jersey, know that exercise is just one lifestyle change that can make you healthier. There are others, such as a healthy diet, plenty of sleep and adequate hydration. Recently, fasting has received a lot of attention as another way to improve your fitness level. There are several ways to […]


Best Sugar Replacements

Best Sugar Replacements

The American diet is laden with sugar. In fact, the average American eats approximately 152 pounds of sugar every year. When you compare that with the amount of sugar Americans ate just 200 years ago, which was approximately two pounds a year, the change is significant. It’s one reason diabetes is on the rise and […]



Health Benefits Of Journaling

Health Benefits Of Journaling

Why would anyone have a food journal? One big reason is the health benefits of journaling and it’s relatively simple. It helps you learn more about your eating habits, without focusing every second of the day on them. Simply write in your journal when you eat and go on about your business, reviewing the journal […]


Is Dairy Good For You?

Is Dairy Good For You?

Clients that workout at Prime Performance in Totowa, New Jersey, know I recommend a pre and post workout snack. Many use protein smoothies, made with milk solids, cottage cheese and applesauce, Greek yogurt and fruit or cheese and fruit slices. These are good options, but they all contain dairy products. There’s a lot of discussion […]


Stay Hydrated This Summer

Stay Hydrated This Summer

You probably have heard me encouraging everyone to drink more water and stay hydrated while they workout and may even get a little tired of hearing it. I say it a lot because it’s important no matter what the termperature, but expecially during summer. During the hot summer months, you sweat more outside and then […]


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 […]