This is a good food. This is a bad food. Who remembers being taught this? Did it stick? Let’s try a game. If I say…”donut” – what did you think of?
At any given time, there are probably millions of people starting a new diet. At any given time, there are millions of people working out hard at home, at a gym, or outside. So why, at any given time, is the average American overweight, and borderline obese?
I Don’t Love Vegetables. True statement. Sort of. If you offered me a choice between what I would rather have: Meat or Vegetables Starchy carbs or vegetables Fruit or vegetables Dessert or vegetables I would choose option A every time. But – I eat them – and most of the time I do enjoy them,Continue reading “I’m a Registered Dietitian…and I Don’t Love Vegetables”
Yep. Here is a trainer, someone who puts food on the table by helping people work out at the gym. Have I lost my mind? What’s more important for fat loss? Nutrition. 100% of the time. It’s not that exercise doesn’t matter at all, but exercise is the simple part. Nutrition is 100% responsible forContinue reading “You Don’t Lose Fat in the Gym”
Meal timing, or nutrient timing, is a theme that shows up on and off in the world of nutrition. This is for good reason! Meal timing IS important no matter what some people might tell you. However, it may not be AS important as others say, or important for the reasons they convey. First, mealContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Meal Timing”
Getting old, weak, and frail. Getting weak and fat. Getting sick more constantly. Getting older and sleeping less. Feeling like trash after eating a huge meal. These seem to be accepted as the “norm” by many, but why? While we cannot stop the clock from aging us in years, we can slow down and evenContinue reading “Time to End the Passive Acceptance of Declining Health”
When it comes to working out, there are a million different things you can do and a million different ways that people think is best. The one common factor: hard work and challenging stimulus. So why do we NEED to overcomplicate things? The tried and true methods still exist for a reason. The staple exercisesContinue reading “4 Ways to Simplify Your Workouts Without Stressing Over the Small Stuff (With Videos)”
***This was an email sent out to my insiders’ list this week. If you are NOT on the list, get on it here to receive more tactical emails like this one — CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP*** Let’s stop the talk about this and that diet being best… Currently, America sits at a 40% obesityContinue reading “Your Diet Doesn’t Matter, and 3 Other Things That Don’t”
“What will I do this _______ (insert holiday here) – how will I stay on plan?” I get this question a lot, and I sense the worry of many patriotic Americans this 4th of July, who know it is their civic duty to celebrate our independence by stuffing our faces full of processed meats, thingsContinue reading “How to Avoid Gaining Fat on a Holiday”
You are holding yourself back. No one else, but you. This is a very hard thing for many people to accept. If you are okay with your current life – not even talking fitness and health here – that is awesome! But if you are not happy, and you continue to not take ownership andContinue reading “Stop Lying to Yourself About Reaching Your Goals”