This is probably BY FAR the most complicated, argued over topic in nutrition. You should eat more to gain weight, and eat less to lose weight, right? But then what about the nutrition coaches like me that say: you need to eat MORE to lose weight? And then what is your day to day foodContinue Reading Figuring Out How Much to Eat For Your Goals.
If you are an athlete, you most likely have a relatively good relationship with carbohydrates. You’ve come to appreciate how effective they are in fueling your training sessions, how they help you recover between sessions, and how they can promote a restful night’s sleep. Even if you’re someone who’s new to fitness, or maybe doesn’tContinue Reading Carbohydrates- How to Choose the Right One For Your Activities
It’s Friday night. You made it through a week of getting to the gym and eating clean. Now the weekend is upon you- what are you going to do? I get a lot of my clients asking me what I think about cheat meals and cheat days. Personally, I hate the idea of them. NotContinue Reading Eliminate The Cheat Mentality and Crush Your Weekends
A “macro” is a nutrition slang term for macronutrients- proteins, fats, or carbohydrates (aka carbs). These are what I could describe as the foundations of the foods you eat. Everything you put into your mouth food wise is made up of either protein, carbs, or fats, or a combination of. For instance- a steak isContinue Reading Nutrition 101- Understanding Macros
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