Macronutrients and Calories

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: August 9, 2017 Comments: 0

The basis for all the calories that we consume each day are known as the macronutrients: fats, carbohydrates, and protein. Calculating macronutrients is simple and not as complicated as you may think. However, we do need to consider that each person’s metabolism, lifestyle, health, body composition, current medications, and genetics play a significant role in […]

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Fat Burning 101

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: July 5, 2017 Comments: 0

The words “fat burning” come up very often. We see it on fitness machines at the gym and on numerous nutritional supplement bottles . This term refers to the ability to oxidize, or burn fat, and use it as a fuel source instead of carbohydrates. When fat is used as the primary energy source during […]

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The Truth about FAD Diets

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: June 23, 2017 Comments: 0

Have you ever heard your friends brag about being on an amazing weight loss diet?  Maybe you felt out of the loop, wondering what these “miracle” diets are all about, and why you’re missing out on the perceived benefits.  Fret not! We’re here to reveal the truth behind these diets and whether or not they’re […]

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Get the Most out of your Workout

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: June 2, 2017 Comments: 0

Nutrition plays a vital role both before and after physical activity. An active body requires carbohydrate and fat for fuel, protein for recovery and repair, vitamins and minerals to maintain energy metabolism and water to hydrate and prevent fatigue. It’s important your body gets the right amount of nutrients before your activity begins, but then […]

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Men’s Health

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: February 6, 2017 Comments: 0

Gentlemen, listen up! It’s time to start taking your health seriously. It may seem intimidating at first, but making better choices and small adjustments to your lifestyle can make a world of difference in the long run. You can start with small things. If you try a few of these simple suggestions, you will be well […]

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A Fit Heart is a Fit Start

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: January 9, 2017 Comments: 0

Exercise is probably one of the top things on your New Year’s resolutions list. You’ve heard it before … vigorous aerobic exercise three to five times a week for at least 30 minutes is key to a healthy heart and body. Aerobic exercise burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, strengthens the heart and is a […]

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The Power of Proteins

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: September 26, 2016 Comments: 0

Proteins are one of the three classes of macronutrients that fuel our cells. We have over 40,000 proteins in our bodies, most of which are made from only 20 amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks and nutritional component of proteins. Some are essential, meaning that the body cannot manufacture them on its own […]

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Staying Fit While on Vacation

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: August 2, 2016 Comments: 0

A vacation doesn’t have to mean a vacation from your fitness routine. Many of us fall out of our fitness routine when traveling abroad since we can’t make it to our weekly fitness class or the gym. Depending on where you are going, your sleep may also be disrupted due to the time change, which […]

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5 Foods For Your Best Beach Body

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: July 6, 2016 Comments: 2

In order to achieve your perfect beach body, a healthy diet, along with regular exercise is key. However, it can be difficult to keep yourself in check, as there are so many tempting summer treats. To combat those cravings, here are some of our favorite healthy (and delicious!) foods to help you achieve your best […]

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You Snooze, You Lose (Weight)

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: June 13, 2016 Comments: 0

When most people think about trying to lose weight, they think about watching every calorie they eat and doing endless amounts of exercise. But if you’ve been doing just that and still not losing weight (and…gasp…maybe even gaining weight), it may be time to consider if you’re getting enough zzzzz’s.    Research on sleep having a […]

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