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  • Make The Most Out of Every Workout with This FREE Guide!

    Make The Most Out of Every Workout with This FREE Guide!

    Did you know that one of the MOST OVERLOOKED aspects of true success in your workouts happens BEFORE you even do a single rep. Question: What is it? Answer: It’s what you do to PREPARE for your workouts. We just published a brand-new guide to help you get the BEST results from all your efforts. It’s called: The Ultimate Pre-Workout Guide Get your copy (our FREE gift to you!) here: This guide covers the basics – from pre-workout meals/drinks and your warmup. And then it goes even further, outlining everything from planning ahead, to mindset work, to ....

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  • When's the last time you did something for the first time?

    When's the last time you did something for the first time?

    A new client signed up with us a few months ago because she noticed her health and fitness wasn’t what it used to be. She KNEW she needed to do something. And rather than just letting “life happen” she decided to take control and do something about it. But ( she would totally agree with us on this), when she first started, she wasn't that into it, even when we hauled out all our favorite “fun” coach tricks! Getting her workout done was just another thing to check off her to-do list. BUT … that all changed when one day we started talking about how she wants to be present with her grandchildren and ....

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  • A Common Question We Often Hear

    A Common Question We Often Hear

    Q: “What are the top foods I can eat for more energy?” A: It really boils down to this: a healthy balanced, energy-boosting diet is focused on whole foods such as fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, complex carbohydrates, whole grains, and healthy fats. If you can barely keep your eyes open during the workday or have a tough time making it through that dreaded afternoon slump, it might be time to rethink your diet. Instead of popping open a sugary, energy drink or pouring yet another cup of coffee… load up on these nutrient-rich, energy-sustaining foods that give you energy to keep you going all day long. Here are some quick ideas that will ....

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  • Does Coffee Make You Feel More Energized?

    Does Coffee Make You Feel More Energized?

    We often get asked this question from our coffee lovers… “does coffee make you feel more energized?” And the answer is yes.. but there is a caveat. Coffee can also make you more tired later. We are going to lay out the 3 main reasons why coffee can lower your energy levels. Reason #1: Caffeine blocks a chemical that regulates your sleep-wake cycle. Because caffeine is structurally similar to adenosine, found in our brains, caffeine binds to the adenosine receptors. In doing so, caffeine not only blocks adenosine’s ability to slow nerve cell activity, but it actually increases nerve activity, leaving us feeling stimulated, more alert, ....

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  • How to Boost Your Energy with Simple Life Hacks

    How to Boost Your Energy with Simple Life Hacks

    If you are feeling overly tired or have little to no energy, just know, you are not alone. Some factors seem obvious when trying to improve your energy; get more sleep, reduce stress, limit consumption, and improve your nutrition. Understanding the reason why each is beneficial however will drastically improve your adherence to each. Believe it or not, you actually have a LOT more control over your energy than you think ! By adjusting some lifestyle changes, you will see the results you’ve been looking for. We are saying this from experience. There are days in our own journeys when a lack of energy is at an all time high. These tips have helped us take action in ....

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  • Amazing Testimonial By Recoup Member

    Amazing Testimonial By Recoup Member

    Our goal here at Recoup is to provide our members with the best experiences from both a mental and physical standpoint. It is always rewarding to hear that our guidance has made significant improvements of the lives of our members. Our Recoup Member, Jason, shares his story which is so empowering and relatable in so many ways. Continue reading to hear what he has to say... "There is a future version of yourself that exists days, months, years, even decades from today. If that version of yourself could speak to you in the NOW, would he/she ask you to mind your health? Would he/she thank you for doing so? It was something I thought very hard on. I saw a quote somewhere – “ ....

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  • Meal Prep For Busy People

    Meal Prep For Busy People

    Meal prep saves you time, money and hassle, and it's the way we have been cooking for years now. It's also a big part of the reason we have been able to keep up our personal fitness along with a crazy work schedules, taking care of our kids and still squeeze in some time for fun on weekends. Since we get asked so often, we thought we'd share our biggest tips on meal prepping. Read on to find out how meal prep helps keep us on track and living our best lives – it can do the same for you too! Scroll down to find: tips to cut down on cooking time 2 recipes per meal (breakie, lunch, dinner) Figuring out what meals to make and how much to prepare can be the most ....

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  • One-Pot Chicken Artichoke Cavatappi Recipe

    One-Pot Chicken Artichoke Cavatappi Recipe

    Did you know it is National Artichoke Day?! We LOVE artichokes not only because of their taste, but also because you reap so many benefits from eating artichokes! Artichokes contain antioxidants that are linked with boosting liver health and function, contain special properties that help fight cancer, loaded with nutrients (Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, and more!), and aid in replacing LDL "bad" cholesterol for HDL "good" cholesterol. Not to mention.. low in calories! Our Chicken Artichoke Cavatappi is SO delicious and simple to make. This recipe only requires one pan which means only one pan for clean up... sign me up! Tip: Prep all your ingredients before you ....

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  • Chickens Can Improve Your Omega-3 Intake... But How?

    Omega-3’s are an integral part of cell membranes throughout the body and affect the function of the cell receptors in these membranes. They are found in the makeup of hormones that regulate blood clotting, contraction and relaxation of artery walls which improve your overall cardiovascular health. It has been suggested that we eat foods high in Omega-3's multiple times throughout the week to sustain a healthy body, yet we are failing to meet these recommendations. Did you know that changing the diet of a chicken can actually improve your omega-3 intake? A novel development in nutrition has begun to find ways to live more sustainably with the future in mind. ....

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  • Travel Nutrition Tips To Help You Eat Healthy While Traveling

    Whether heading out on a business trip or taking a vacation, even the most seasoned travelers can fall off their nutrition plan. Being away from home is a powerful temptation to do too much, eat too much, and throw caution to the wind. We’ve all experienced that boredom about 5 hours into our flight or drive that switches on the urge of temptation… temptation to eat that cookie, those chips, or anything to occupy your feelings of boredom. Believe it or not, many of the unhealthy cravings we experience can be satisfied with a tall glass of water. Drinking a significant amount of water will cut your cravings by keeping you feeling full and energized. With so many ....

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