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Why Am I Craving Sweets?

Why Am I Craving Sweets?

If you’re craving sweets, it can happen at any hour, but some people find it normally occurs in the wee hours of the morning, about 1 or 2 AM. It may wake you up or prevent you from ever falling asleep. For some, anything sweet, even if it’s sugar on toast, will do. Once you […]


Is Honey Bad For You?

Is Honey Bad For You?

If you’ve never been to one of the bee ranches near San Antonio, Texas, it can be an education. What is honey? How bees make it is amazing. Forager bees collect the nectar of flower, then consume that nectar, storing it in their crop—honey stomach—taking it back to the hive. It’s not digested, but regurgitated […]


Benefits Of Weighted Dips

Benefits Of Weighted Dips

Exactly what are weighted dips? To get that answer, you need to know what regular chest dips are. To do a dip, you hold the parallel bars and push yourself up until your arms are straight, leaning forward at a 45 degree angle, bent at the waist. Then pull your toes up toward the back […]


Why Cardio Workouts Are Important

Why Cardio Workouts Are Important

No matter where you train or how you train, you need all types of workouts to become fit. Strength training is important, but so are flexibility, balance and cardio workouts. Luckily, many of these workouts can be combined and done at the same time. If you’re doing HIIT training, regardless of the type of exercise […]


Best Workouts For Your Butt

Best Workouts For Your Butt

We focus on total body workouts at Iron Fit in San Antonio, TX. If clients feel their tushie is too big, overall fitness is important. In order to lose weight in your derriere, you have to lose it all over your body. There is no spot exercise that can magically take weight off a specific […]


Ever Tried Workouts With Bands?

Ever Tried Workouts With Bands?

There are a lot of ways to build strength. Bodyweight workouts, battle ropes and workouts with bands or weights are a few. While most people think of weights the minute they hear strength-building, resistance bands can be just as beneficial. You have to focus more on working muscles on a variety of planes, since gravity […]


How Much Sodium Daily Is Healthy?

How Much Sodium Daily Is Healthy?

Sodium is necessary for regulation of blood pressure, nerve functioning, muscle contraction and regulating the volume of the blood, but you can get too much. If you cut out all the salt you sprinkled on meals, you might still have more sodium daily than what is actually healthy. Sodium is beneficial for the body, but […]


Teas That Help Reduce Bloating

Teas That Help Reduce Bloating

Normally people think of traditional teas, like green tea, black tea, Darjeeling and Earl Gray, which are all teas made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, picked at various times and processed different ways. However, there are other types of tea, such as peppermint tea, hibiscus tea and other herbal creations that are […]



Try Turmeric To Fight Inflammation

Try Turmeric To Fight Inflammation

There’s a reason we help people with their diet at Iron Fit in San Antonio, Texas. It’s a key factor to weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet helps lower inflammation, which is one of the leading causes of many serious illnesses and conditions. Some foods and spices are anti-inflammatory. Turmeric is one […]