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15 Jan

How Can You Beat Those Sugar Cravings?


It’s all too easy to let sugar cravings get the best of you, especially around and right after the holidays. However, we all know by now that a diet high in sugar is not at all connected to longevity, feeling great, or looking great! That’s why we have decided to share some simple, preventative tips for beating sugar cravings. 

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30 Dec

Personalized Nutrition - The 3 Pillars


We have found what limits so many people from finding long-term success and freedom in their nutritional choices, is what we are calling "the missing link"...  a connection to the intention behind eating food.

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02 Dec

Behaviors Over Bandaids For Better Health


I have an incredible idea: What if we all stopped looking for the hacks, silver bullets, magic pills to answer all of our health woes and instead started to exam the behaviors that caused us those problems in the first place?

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19 Nov

Five Reasons You Need a Coach


Regardless of your goals or your starting point, the fastest way to achieve success is indeed through personalized fitness. Of course, you will join OPEX Franklin for the workouts, but more importantly, you will do so for the coaching. Here are my top five reasons why having a coach is a gamechanger for anyone looking for real results.

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05 Nov

Is Keto the Answer for You?


The keto diet is a very low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. The idea behind it is that by manipulating macronutrients, the body goes from burning glucose (from carbs) to burning ketones (from fat) as energy. Sounds like an idea anyone trying to lose body fat would like, right?

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14 Aug

Unpopular Opinion


At OPEX Franklin and our OPEX Gyms all over the world, we live by the mantra, “it depends.” There are no hard and fast rules to great health and fitness. There are so many variables to consider from one individual to the next that blanket statements and dogma just can’t account for. We must consider the unique lives and bodies of each of our personal clients that come to us for training, nutrition, and lifestyle guidance.

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07 Jul

Eat a Rainbow of Vegetables for Better Health


Eating a diverse array of colorful veggies is a great way to boost your intake of fiber, a variety of micronutrients and phytonutrients which will help you lose weight, have more energy, and even fight off cancer. The OPEX method, an evolved form of personal training, will work with you to ensure you are able to reap the benefits of eating the rainbow.

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11 Jun

Should Women Lifts Weights?


Put your fears to rest and learn about the many benefits for women when they lift weights.

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17 May

The Best of Both Worlds in Fitness


We take the positives and address the shortcomings of traditional fitness models, to give you the best experience in fitness, period.

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19 Apr

Do You Zone in or Zone out for Your Workout?


Zoning in rather than zoning out for your workouts will actually lead to better results.

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