Author: Coach Chad

4 Food Substitutions to Keep You Happy and Healthy

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, or you just want to make some healthy swaps to your diet, substituting traditionally less healthy foods with healthy alternatives can help satisfy those cravings without unwanted side effects. Making these small changes can have a massive impact on your health and wellbeing!   Feel Confident About Your Choices […]

Coach Chad on “The 3 Big FAT Lies About Weight Loss” on the “I’ve Got A Friend Webcast” with Paul Chase

Coach Chad, the owner and Chief Accountability Officer at Cause and Effects Fitness, appeared on the “I’ve Got A Friend” webcast on the February 27, 2019 episode.  Paul Chase interviewed Coach Chad on The 3 Big FAT Lies About Weight Loss, tips for healthy eating at restaurants, and more.  Check it out here:  

How Exercise and Nutrition Go Hand-in-Hand

If you’re looking to set yourself up for optimal health, focusing equally on exercise and nutrition is the best way to get there. Although it’s often suggested to start with small lifestyle changes, studies have actually shown that changing your diet and exercise routine all at once increases the chances of sticking to your goals. […]

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Why Losing Weight Shouldn’t be Your New Year’s Resolution

Why Losing Weight Shouldn’t be Your New Year’s Resolution   The new year is here, and the buzz around everyone’s resolutions are in full swing. It’s no secret that most people make one of their yearly resolutions to get fit or lose weight, and while those are good measurable goals, they shouldn’t be the focus. […]

Why You Don’t Need Equipment to Get in Shape

Why You Don’t Need Gym Equipment to Get a Good Workout   When you think about getting in shape, you probably picture of a gym filled with treadmills, weights, and barbells. Although this equipment makes for some great workouts, it isn’t a necessary component to getting in shape. You can train from the comfort of […]

3 Strategies to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

How to Avoid Weight Gain this Holliday Season Feeling sluggish and lazy during the winter is only exacerbated by warm, butter-filled treats and cold weather. Why exercise and eat healthy when you can huddle under the blankets with Christmas cookies, right? Not exactly. While having a cozy holiday season is important, staying on track with […]

4 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for the Whole Family

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for Everyone to Enjoy Thanksgiving. A time to show gratitude and appreciation and pile around with friends and family and share food and laughs with those we love. Unfortunately, it’s often a time to pile on the excess calories.  We tend to stuff ourselves as much as we do the turkey.   Usually, […]

Why the Caloric Density of Food Matters

How Does Calorie Density Affect Your Food Choices?   Although it’s not as popular as calorie counting or counting your macros, understanding caloric density helps you control your diet and either lose fat or gain muscle depending on your goals.   What Does Caloric Density Mean? Caloric density refers to the relationship between how many […]

How to Enjoy an Energetic and Healthy Retirement

Enjoying an Energetic and Healthy Retirement   With life expectancy trending upward, preparing for a long and healthy retirement should be a top priority. Being the healthiest version of yourself will allow you to save money, help you enjoy your free time, and make those golden years truly sparkle. There are a lot of factors […]

Fun Exercise Activities the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

Check Out These Fun Exercises for the Whole Family! Coming up with fun exercises and incorporating them into your family’s healthy lifestyle not only helps everyone stay in shape, it can be a great bonding experience. Here is how you can incorporate fun exercise into your family’s schedule! Explore the Great Outdoors The studies surrounding […]

How to Get Your Kids on Board with a Healthy Lifestyle

Getting Your Kids Into a Healthy Lifestyle The statistic is sobering: As of October 2017, the national childhood obesity rate was an astounding 18.5 percent. No one wants their children to become part of that statistic, which means acquainting them with a healthy lifestyle is a must. Although getting kids on board can be difficult, […]

How Mindset Affects Your Workout Results

How a Positive Mindset Positively Affects Your Workout The biggest roadblock standing in the way between you and a fitness program may be your own thinking! Mindset plays a key role in how you view yourself, your physical abilities and mindset affects your workout results! At Cause and Effects Fitness, our certified personal trainers take […]

Coach’s Q&A: Special Considerations When Evaluating and Training Clients 55 and over

There are special considerations when evaluating and training clients ages 55+, such as health issues and injuries. This Q&A with Coach Chad shows how older persons are evaluated and trained differently. For older clients, goals may range from keeping in shape to overcoming injuries to even running marathons!

How to Overcome the Top Three Weight Loss Myths

The desire to lose weight seems like a healthy goal, but it’s misguided. Your true goal should be better health and a fit lifestyle. Millions of folks strive to lose weight each year, especially when the new year is just around the corner. Along with an increase in ads pushing common weight loss myths, you’ll […]

What to Include in Your Retirement Fitness Plan

Cross “get fit” off your bucket list. You’ve worked hard all your life, followed a financial plan to put money aside and grow it to build your life in order to be able to retire. But do you have a plan in place to have the health and vitality to enjoy that wealth? In addition […]

“I noticed the results within the first month of starting the program when Coach Chad sent me the before-after pictures.”

“I chose Cause and Effect Fitness because when I met coach Chad and Chelsea I knew immediately that they would be able to help me to achieve my goals. I was in a transition phase in my life and I was looking for a way to feel better about myself, have more energy and motivation […]

“Not only have I lost several inches from all over my body, I feel the best I have felt in years.”

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with coaches Chad and Chelsea at Cause and Effects fitness. The results I have seen in just one month have been amazing! Not only have I lost several inches from all over my body, I feel the best I have felt in years. My posture has […]

“In just two short months I was able to take 3.5″ off of my waist.”

“I started working with Chad and Chelsea two months ago. I had no experience with training and the only way I ever lost weight in the past was to starve myself and do tons of (boring) cardio. With their help I lost weight very quickly but more importantly, I gained strength and changed my body. […]

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