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 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
Most athletes are constantly looking for an edge to improve performance, get stronger, sleep better, and recover faster. With the advances in technology, science, and shared information we have at our disposal a plethora of knowledge on the supplements now available to help us be the best in our chosen sport. And no we’re notContinue Reading 6 Supplements for Sports Performance You Probably Didn’t Know About
Are you trying to eat healthy and finding it can be very expensive? You’re not alone. When you change your diet from processed and packaged foods to fresh and organic, the food budget inevitably goes up. So how do you get your fruits, vegetables, and meats while still having money for rent? Here are my go-toContinue Reading How to Eat Healthy on a Budget
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 lose weight? Change 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
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
For every email I send out with new macros, I get an email back about how many calories I want my athletes to eat. Most can’t believe I am upping their intakes. They hired me to lose weight, and I want them to eat MORE. Then I get follow up emails like… “wait- I getContinue Reading Not Getting The Results You Want? Are You Eating Enough?
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
Stanford Published on May 30, 2017 Description: What’s the right diet for you? More importantly, what’s going to motivate you to follow it? Dr. Gardner will share the keys to acting on the latest nutrition advice, explore the benefits of different food patterns, and debunk healthy-eating myths. He’ll also be recruiting participants for “WELL forContinue Reading Optimizing Wellness: Nutrition and Lifestyle Advice – YouTube