Vince Arthur – Kanthaka Personal Trainer

Vince Arthur was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He began training in martial arts at an early age, and later transitioned into amateur boxing and kick boxing. Vince re-located to Austin, Texas where he fell in love, married, and had four beautiful children. Using the physical and mental discipline he learned from martial arts, … More Vince Arthur – Kanthaka Personal Trainer

5 Things That Happen When You Go Gluten-Free

Many foods that contain gluten are good sources of fiber, like whole wheat bread and pasta. Rice and quinoa pasta don’t have much fiber compared to whole-grain kinds. And given that most Americans are getting way less fiber than they need, eliminating these common sources can make it even more difficult to get your fill. … More 5 Things That Happen When You Go Gluten-Free

Fabiana Fericelli – Our New Personal Trainer

10 years ago when I started weight training at the gym I started having chronic back problems due to my scoliosis. My doctor recommended me to incorporate to my practice Yoga or Pilates. The combination between weight training and yoga cured my back problems. Eventually my body went through a total transformation becoming stronger and leaner, yet sculpted … More Fabiana Fericelli – Our New Personal Trainer

5 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Let’s face it, whatever helps you stick to an exercise routine is exactly you should do, whether that’s walking with a friend at lunchtime or hitting the treadmill after the kids go to bed. That said, there are several benefits to working out first thing in the morning. If you’re able to get up and … More 5 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

5 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People go plant-based for lots of reasons. These include losing weight, feeling more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, decreasing the number of pills they take … there are dozens of great reasons! For even more inspiration, check out these other benefits you can expect when you go plant-based. 1. You’ll reduce inflammation in … More 5 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

Erica Goldsmith – Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

My name is Erica Goldsmith and as your health coach we’ll collectively assemble a realistic and attainable program that helps you move forward faster and more efficiently towards reaching your desired level of optimal health. My passion is assisting others in making small, yet mighty changes in their lives that when combined together yield powerful … More Erica Goldsmith – Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Benefits Of Aloe Vera

What is Aloe Vera? Aloe vera is also known as medicinal aloe, while its common names are lily of the desert, burn plant and elephant’s gall. It belongs to the family of succulent plants in the genus ‘Aloe’. The origin of this burn plant is believed to be in Sudan and has been used for more than 6,000 years. The great virtues … More Benefits Of Aloe Vera

10 Interesting Nutrition Facts

1. Sugary Drinks Are The Most Fattening Aspect of The Modern Diet Added sugar is a disaster, and getting it in liquid form is even worse. The problem with liquid sugar, is that your brain doesn’t compensate for the calories by eating less of other foods.  In other words, these calories don’t get “registered” by the … More 10 Interesting Nutrition Facts

Alicia Simpson – Our New Personal Trainer

My name is Alicia Simpson and it is my passion to help you take control of your life and make healthy changes in order to transform into the best version of yourself!  I have been an athlete for the majority of my life. I grew up participating in various sports and I’m also a former … More Alicia Simpson – Our New Personal Trainer

5 Health Benefits of Ginger

The plant’s flavor is anything but subtle. Many of us love to use this spice to add a nice zest to our home-cooked meals. But ginger’s incredible abilities to soothe everything from digestive problems to inflammation is the reason it deserves plenty of love on your spice rack. The health benefits of ginger are too numerous to ignore. Modern-day research is starting to … More 5 Health Benefits of Ginger

How to Sneak In a Workout on Your Busiest Days

Although you may have the motivation you need to get exercise, it can sometimes be difficult to fit in a workout during a busy day. According to the National Institutes of Health, adults should get at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of aerobic exercise per week to maintain a healthy body weight. That’s only about 20-30 … More How to Sneak In a Workout on Your Busiest Days