Recovery- the work that’s put in behind the scenes to make our training worthwhile. Building an effective recovery protocol is paramount to ensure all your hard work at the gym, on the bike, in the pool, or on the track doesn’t go to waste. Knowing how to build that protocol and what your body needsContinue Reading Building An Effective Recovery Protocol
It’s not that you can’t lose the weight, it’s that you could be working against yourself and setting yourself up for failure. Why? Because most likely one or more of the things you are doing are going against what your body needs to let the weight go for good. Let’s look at where you’ve comeContinue Reading Lose The Weight And Keep It Off For Good
According to the CDC, as of 2017, over 100 million Americans are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. It is one of the most common diagnoses in people over 55, along with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and hypertension. It is also a diagnosis that does not have to be life altering, if the right stepsContinue Reading Type 2 Diabetes- 5 More Things You Can Be Doing to Manage Your Blood Sugar Levels
We all know that diets can work in the short term. But for long term, permanent weight loss, skip the diet mentality and strive for healthy habits that lead to lasting change. My bet is if you are reading this article you’ve tried at least one diet- and I’d be willing to bet that dietContinue Reading Looking For Permanent Weight Loss? Stop Dieting.
Okay- you’ve finally decided. It’s time to commit to making changes in your diet and your life to lose some weight. Maybe you packed on some pounds after an injury at the gym. Maybe a new job changed your whole schedule around. But it’s all good- because today is the day it all changes. YouContinue Reading Three Things to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight
I met with a client the other day who is struggling with his weight. I begin my nutrition coaching sessions by collecting some history so that I understand where my clients are coming from. This particular client began by telling me his day to day habits. When he started describing his struggles at lunch, heContinue Reading Build Your Foundation First
I get it. Totally. There’s a lot of freaking advice out there. And EVERYONE has an opinion. Add to that ALL the specialists, and doctors, and scientists, and media that just won’t make decisions on what’s good or bad. It can be enough that you just want to crawl into a hole with your M&M’s. HowContinue Reading Filtering Nutrition Advice. Ugh. There’s SO much of it.
I value the concept of organic very much. But I wish that it could just be called “food” and not require a label communicating it as “chemical-free”. That being said, have you noticed HOW MANY products are now available as organic? It’s like companies see how much we value not eating pesticides so they allContinue Reading Organic Vs Conventional- Knowing When to Choose
Keto. Paleo. Low Carb. High Carb. Intermittent Fasting. If It Fits Your Macros. Zone Diet. You name it and it’s probably up for discussion in the gym. Everyone has an opinion and probably half your workout buddies have tried at least one of these diets. Some swear by them, others just want their donuts. IsContinue Reading Is There A “Best Diet” For Crossfitters?