Congratulations! You’re a new mom! I imagine you’re in love (albeit probably very tired too!). I think most would agree having a baby is one of the greatest gifts on the planet. From every woman I know, they’re in absolute awe of their new little person. But soon after their baby comes, most are ready toContinue Reading Losing the Weight After Having a Baby
Your body likes to stay the same. It’s called homeostasis. Your body does NOT want to change. Sometimes it will work really hard to keep you from changing. But change CAN be good if it’s done right. Are you down to the last 10 or 20 pounds and can’t seem to get it off? It mightContinue Reading Trying to get shredded? Try Changing Things up for Improved Results.
For the last installment of this nutrition series, we will delve a little deeper into protein and fat consumption. I briefly went over some guidelines for meals post workout and how studies are showing the benefits of 20 grams of whey protein consumed prior to exercise. However, we should talk in more detail about proteinContinue Reading Making Gains Through Nutrition- Part 3- Protein and Fat
Source: Sleep in Elite Athletes and Nutritional Interventions to Enhance Sleep | SpringerLink
In the first installment, I created an overview of how I recommend our athletes eat pre and post workout for the best output, recovery, and growth possible. In this installment, I want to break down carbohydrate consumption a bit more. You will learn how to use carbs during a workout and why you would chooseContinue Reading Making Gains Through Nutrition Part 2 – Carbohydrates
Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the minimum number of calories your body requires to sustain life (think like being in a coma on life support). This number changes throughout life and is based off multiple variables– such as gender, age, and weight. This is also the number you never want to go below inContinue Reading Eat More to Lose Weight
Want to make the most gains in the gym, have the energy to complete your workouts, and sleep better? Then we’ve got to dial in the nutrition. While the workout is key to gains, what we eat and when is fundamental to fueling those gains. Have you ever wondered how it is that CrossfitContinue Reading Making Gains Through Nutrition- PART 1
The same damn problems with the same damn behavior’s attached to them. Whether it’s debt or weight- it’s all the same. We get stuck in cycles. And then we end up doing the same stupid things, over and over again. The fixes are there, we see them, we have the logic and the know how toContinue Reading Do you have the Courage to Change?
Here are some ways wellness coaches get you out of a rut and thriving again. Source: Wellness coaches: How they can change your mind and your life – CNN
“The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking time for stillness. In our world of constant movement and distraction, he teases out strategies we all can use to take back a fewContinue Reading Pico Iyer: The art of stillness | TED Talk | TED.com