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Worried About Holiday Eating? Let’s Talk…

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a happy day, spent with family and or friends, where we come together and ENJOY our favorite holiday foods. It should NOT be a day where we demonize food, or feel like we need to EARN food, or work off food. Don’t get me started on those posts about “ItContinue reading “Worried About Holiday Eating? Let’s Talk…”

You CAN Get Protein at Breakfast With These 9 Options

Everyone knows they need to get more protein, right? We have been pretty clear on that. I often hear “I can’t get enough at breakfast!” “I don’t have time to make eggs”… First, there is no “rule” that you must have breakfast foods at breakfast, and breakfast only. However, I get it – we wantContinue reading “You CAN Get Protein at Breakfast With These 9 Options”

What is Carb Cycling?

The skinny on carbs. Carbs are everywhere. We hear about them being bad, we hear about them causing all of our problems. But do they really? The truth is, they are not inherently bad. In America we tend to eat more of the processed, junk carbs than anywhere else in the world – and onContinue reading “What is Carb Cycling?”

How To Survive The Perils of Thanksgiving Without Completely Blowing Your Health and Destroying Your Body

  How about that for a title? Now that I got your attention, forget that title immediately. Truth is, one day – in this case being Thanksgiving – should not be looked at as a peril, or a day that will completely ruin your hard work and everything you have done up to that point.Continue reading “How To Survive The Perils of Thanksgiving Without Completely Blowing Your Health and Destroying Your Body”

Year After Year…Why Do We Still Use This Excuse?

  “Well, it’s almost Halloween, and that means bring on the Holiday weight gain!” Especially in colder climates like Wisconsin, it is almost an expected occurrence that we must give up our efforts and give in to the weight gain blunders of the holiday and cold season. Come January 1, we then seek out theContinue reading “Year After Year…Why Do We Still Use This Excuse?”

Add Tons of Flavor, and NO Calories With These Seasoning Combos

Plain chicken breast, steamed broccoli, and brown rice…aka “The Bodybuilder Diet” Eating healthy doesn’t have to be this boring and bland. Food is supposed to be enjoyable, pleasurable, and believe it or not, it’s easier to eat when it tastes good. The following blends of herbs, spices, and other flavor boosters will give your chicken,Continue reading “Add Tons of Flavor, and NO Calories With These Seasoning Combos”

The Best Smoothies I’ve Ever Had (#3 Is Too Good To Be “Healthy”)

  In a perfect world, we would all get 100% of our protein from grass fed, free range, pure organic, GMO free, happy as a clam animals. Let’s be honest, this isn’t a perfect world. Still, I always prefer that my clients get as close to 100% of their daily protein goal from real foodContinue reading “The Best Smoothies I’ve Ever Had (#3 Is Too Good To Be “Healthy”)”

10 Weeks Until Summer: Week 10 – Now What?

  Summer is officially here. Did you make a change to get ready? Or are you stuck where you started? Either way, you should evaluate your last 10 weeks, see what went well, and what you can work on. Always be assessing, instead of guilting or mindlessly celebrating. Did you get in better shape? ConquerContinue reading “10 Weeks Until Summer: Week 10 – Now What?”

Make the Most Out of the Least Healthy Options

  Starting off, I know this post might ruffle some feathers because I still will be talking about eating processed and fast food. By no way do I think any of these foods are the best choice to be eating; however, we have ALL had that day where all our plans go bad and we endContinue reading “Make the Most Out of the Least Healthy Options”

10 Weeks Until Summer: Week 8 – When You Hit A Plateau…

  It happens, results slow or stop. But why? What can we do? First, plateaus are very normal. In today’s world, we want fast, linear results. Unfortunately, these results are rarely sustainable, and when they are accomplished, they are often obtained with unrealistic means and methods. Every time you diet down, and gain back up,Continue reading “10 Weeks Until Summer: Week 8 – When You Hit A Plateau…”

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