The Gut and Brain Connection

Gut Brain Connection by LUM

At first glance, the gut and brain seem as close as our planet and the moon. Sure, the brain is vital for our mental health, and we can argue that it dictates many processes in the body. But being connected to the gut? The truth is, your brain is connected to your gut, and the […]

Fitness And the Brain – How Does Exercise Impact Learning

Benefits of exercise on the brain by LUM

We all intuitively understand the profound importance of physical activity for our health and well-being. As little as 150 minutes of weekly exercise can help us maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease, and lead to happiness. Interestingly, research also suggests that exercise improve the brain function. More specifically, physical activity might […]

Everything You Need to Know About Calorie Deficit

Calorie Deficit to Lose Weight by LUM

Have you ever wondered what makes weight loss successful? Do you ever feel like some of your clients lose weight with greater ease than others? If so, you’re in luck because we’ll be going over the number one requirement for weight loss, which is the calorie deficit. Without further ado, let’s dive in, see what […]

3 Pillars of Nutritional Success for Any Fitness Goals

Fitness Nutrition by LUM

Nutrition can be a complex topic to understand, apply, and communicate to your clients. Luckily for us, there are three pillars that make a nutritional approach successful, regardless of the fitness goal. Once you’ve covered the fundamentals, all we need is to tweak the variables to reach success. Let’s explore. Pillar 1: Caloric Mindfulness While […]

4 Habits of a Highly Successful Fitness Coach

Good Fitness Coach

Being a fitness coach might seem like a simple job from the outside. But, as soon as you start practicing it, you realize just how nuanced and challenging it can be to lead clients to success and keep them motivated. To that end, we’ve put together this post outlining four habits of highly successful fitness […]

Ways To Track Macros Without a Scale or an App

Calculating macros or macronutrient by LUM

Like most people, you’ve probably heard of macronutrient, if it fits your macros (IIFYM), flexible dieting, and everything related to the topic. You’re also likely familiar with the approach’s effectiveness, versatility, and practicality. But, like many, you’re probably wondering: “Using a kitchen scale and an app to track my macros feels a bit obsessive for […]

Introduction to Macronutrient

Introduction to Macronutrient or Macros

With the rise of flexible dieting and if it fits your macros (IIFYM), terms like ‘macronutrient’ and ‘macros’ have grown in popularity. It’s almost impossible to consume fitness-related content without coming across these terms in one context or another. But what exactly are macronutrients, and why should we care about them? Let’s explore. What are […]