Thanksgiving and other holidays are supposed to be happy days, 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 postsContinue reading “Worried About Holiday Eating? Let’s Talk…”
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All You Need to Know About Protein
Protein – it’s what every gym rat likes to talk about. The truth is, protein is very important for everyone looking to maximize their health. To keep it simple, protein is made up of the building blocks of tissue – amino acids. In addition to muscle, protein also makes up hair, skin, nails, hormones, andContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Protein”
5 Common Sense (But Often Ignored) Ways to Reduce Your Calories
Before you seek out the latest fad diet, supplement, or 21-Day-Cleanse program (for the 5th time this year), consider that the answers that might be right in front of you. The solution to your problem may not be “try something new” – it might be “pay attention to your current self”.
3 Reasons Why Your 1200 Calories is Really 2400
“I’m trying to eat 1200 calories a day, and I still can’t lose weight!” Raise your hand if you have heard this, said this, or read this before. We all have. Somewhere, someone came up with 1200 as the magic number to lose weight – especially for women!
Hey Friend, Long Time No Talk…
This is usually how these conversations start. Before you know it, your long lost “friend” is inviting you to a new 30-day challenge that also requires you to buy hundreds of dollars worth of supplements. Are MLM supplements healthy, necessary, and good quality? And do they really work? Let’s dive in…
5 Ways To Sneak Extra Protein Into Your Diet
A busy mother of 3, trying to lose 20 pounds, wants to fit into that sexy dress for the summer – What’s your protein intake look like? Skinny college guy, trying to pack on some serious muscle gains, wants to impress the chica’s at Spring Break – What’s your protein intake? A retired older gentleman,Continue reading “5 Ways To Sneak Extra Protein Into Your Diet”
Protein 101 – What, Why, And How Much?
Protein; what every gym rat likes to talk about. The truth is, protein is very important for everyone looking to maximize his or her health. To keep it simple, protein is made up of the building blocks of tissue – amino acids. In addition to muscle, protein also makes up hair, skin, nails, hormones,Continue reading “Protein 101 – What, Why, And How Much?”
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”
Two Vacations, Two Different Results
HAPPY 4th of JULY! After getting back from my week cruise to Alaska, I was back at it Monday morning. One of my clients was also on vacation the entire week that I was gone – in Italy. He was curious to see how he did while being gone for a week, and he steppedContinue reading “Two Vacations, Two Different Results”
Are You A Weekend Saboteur?
You are trying your hardest to eat healthy. You eat super clean all week. You eat a caloric deficit. You do your workouts. THEN Friday night arrives along with the weekend. You overeat on whatever you want. You drink plenty of alcohol. You sit on your ass all weekend. When Monday comes, you are frustratedContinue reading “Are You A Weekend Saboteur?”