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
The ketogenic diet (aka “keto”)- is a high fat, moderate protein, low carb diet designed to force the body into ketosis. Ketosis is the process the body undertakes when the body’s preferred fuel source (glucose) is no longer available. To enter ketosis from diet alone, it is recommended that a person consume no more thanContinue Reading Understanding The Ketogenic Diet
Congratulations! You made it to the end of your “cut” or diet. You’re now a lean, mean, fighting machine. You stuck to your guns and ate clean, minimized or abstained from alcohol, and the scale and your waistline are showing your hard work. Now what? Did you know that some statistics suggest that 97% ofContinue Reading The Importance Of Reverse Dieting And Maintenance
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
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 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.
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?
Belief systems are remarkably powerful. In his book Giant Steps: Small Changes To Make A Big Difference Anthony Robbins talks about how a person with multiple identities can change the freckles on their bodies and their eye color based on who they believe they are in the moment. If a person can change their eye color justContinue Reading The Mindset Of Weight Loss