Categorized as: Nourish.

Seven Summertime Tips to Drinking & Dieting

By Flow Trainer, Mackennon Klink, BS, CSCS, PN1 Confession time: the summer in Seattle is amazing.  We’re lucky to have so many wonderful ways to enjoy warm days: soaking up the sun at Alki beach or Golden Gardens, spending happy hour on roof top bars, paddle boarding, outdoor BBQ’s, or hiking and more.  If you’re…

Red Light, Green Light Your Kitchen to Weight Loss

This post by, Flow Personal Trainer Mackennon Klink, B.S., CSCS, CES, PN1 I’m going to share a small secret about weight loss: it totally sucks. You start off like a champ; waking up early and crushing your workout, eating a healthy breakfast and lunch, and drinking enough water throughout the day to put Aquaman to shame….

Don’t Work Out On an Empty Stomach!

If you work out on an empty stomach, you could actually be burning muscle and causing damage that’s difficult to repair! Learn why you should avoid ‘fasted cardio’ and work out with a healthy balance of glycogen in this article.

Week Three: Whee!

This is a guest post by Flow Member, Caroline Zelonka, participating in The Reset. Made it through the hump, and another pizza- and ice cream-filled weekend, and I’m feeling pretty fly. I’m not missing sugar or cheese that much, and am enjoying the mental clarity that comes with a wine-free existence. Is it Tiger Blood?…

Delicious and Healthy Snacks That Boost Fitness

People who are trying to get fit may make a critical mistake in avoiding snacks. They may be hoping to avoid over-consumption or processed, unhealthy foods by resisting the urge to snack, but in reality, their skipped snacks could derail their efforts. Healthy snacks can help you feel fuller, eat more realistic portions at meal…

Take a Deep Breath to Relieve Stress

Take a Deep Breath. The average person takes 23,000 breaths each day. Have you ever noticed how you breathe? Caught yourself holding your breath? Or found the relaxation of a deep, cleansing breath? If you’re like most people, you use only 20% of your lung capacity, taking short, shallow breaths.  This is especially true during…

Week Two: The Honeymoon is Over

This is a guest post by Flow Member, Caroline Zelonka, participating in The Reset. A little over a week and I’m feeling … well .. so-so. My energy levels are all over the place. I’m finding it easier to get going in the morning, but in the afternoons and early evenings I start to drag….

The Reset Begins.

This is a guest post by Flow Member, Caroline Zelonka, participating in The Reset. After a full month of eating, drinking, cocktailing, and ignoring my expanding waistline, I am going into this Whole 30 Reset with high hopes. My name is Caroline. I’m a writer and Flow Fitness member (you might have seen me on…

It’s Not About Weight Loss

Losing weight is a perennial favorite New Year’s resolution. But is weight really the problem?  Most of us think we are overweight because the doctor or insurance company tells us our body-mass index (BMI) is too high.  BMI was a calculation invented in the early 1800s (seriously, we haven’t come up with anything better since…

Tricks for Eating Healthy Over the Holiday Season

The holidays are coming and that means plenty of celebrations and gatherings of family and friends. Sitting and breaking bread, enjoying traditional dishes, and making memories are all a part of the season. But how do you participate and relish the season but not over-indulge? We are going to share some great approaches that will…

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