Spring 2014 Yoga Schedule at AIM!

Hi Folks, The roll out of the Yoga Program here at AIM has been a success so far, and we hope that even more of you can join us for classes this spring.  Click below for a PDF of the Spring 2014 Yoga Class Schedule and pricing.  Hope to see you here! Spring 2014 Yoga … Continued

Consume with Caution: Gluten Free Junk Food Is Still Junk Food

Like many personal trainers, my career in fitness began as a receptionist for a big-box corporate gym. I was 19 at the time, a college student, and no, I’m not going to tell you what year that was. What I will say, however, is that the low fat era had just begun and while my … Continued

Low Carb and Ketogenic Meal Dieting: Sample Daily Menus

Low carb and ketogenic diets are growing in popularity, due to both their incredible effectiveness and increasing support from the nutrition and scientific communities. Approaches to low carb and ketogenic dieting vary a great deal, depending on the goals and carbohydrate sensitivity of the individual dieter. All low carb and ketogenic diets, however, focus on … Continued

Hormones: The Hidden Key to Fat Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, you are in good company. Chances are, you already know this. After all, 69% of Americans are overweight or obese, 55% would like to lose weight, and 27% are actively engaged in weight loss at any given time. You also likely know that while losing weight is possible, … Continued

Dr. Brooke’s Secret Sauce, er, Smoothie Recipes

The debate over “whole foodism” and supplementation continues on our Facebook page, and because some of you have asked, here are Dr. Brooke’s yogurt-based smoothie recipes. As you will see, all of these are whole food based. They are also incredibly delicious. As a matter of fact, they “may” have been modeled off those on … Continued

Cheat to Shrink! Are high-glycemic index foods back on the menu?

Are high-glycemic index foods back on the menu? How to cheat your way lean! Refined and high glycemic index carbohydrates are generally a bad idea for the body: they spike blood insulin levels, contribute to insulin resistance and diabetes, raise bad cholesterol, lower good cholesterol, increase risk of heart and brain disease, and are a … Continued