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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Why Meal Plans Don’t Work, and What To Do…
I used to make meal plans. Hand them out. Expect results. Get puzzled. Repeat. But…it never happened. And with speaking with multiple other nutrition coaches, and dietitians, they all said the same thing. Meal plans sound great in theory. Just eat this EXACT plan and you will get results. If they are made properly andContinue reading “Why Meal Plans Don’t Work, and What To Do…”
Do I Need to Track Food Forever?
I get this question a lot. “You always talk about tracking food, do I need to do that forever?” Short answer, NO. I recommend everyone tracks their food at some point though. Not because it is the only way to see results, but because most people have NO clue what they eat, how much theyContinue reading “Do I Need to Track Food Forever?”
All You Need to Get Killer Fat Burning and Muscle Building Workouts
In the world of SO many options for fitness equipment, machines, gadgets, gizmos, inflatable surfaces, banded contraptions, and thingamabobs…we forget about the OG’s, the original gainers, of the gym. I’m talking about the iron. More specifically, the dumbbell. Because even the barbell has made a comeback of sorts – well, for hardcore gym goers itContinue reading “All You Need to Get Killer Fat Burning and Muscle Building Workouts”
5 MORE Quick Calorie Cuts
For the first article click here: https://mgfitlife.com/2017/02/28/5-quick-calorie-cuts/ Still looking for more tips and tricks to cut back on those calories huh? Well, just remember that if you aren’t consistent with your day to day intake, these “simple” cuts won’t make much of a dent, but they could help you get started. 1. When eating out, NEVERContinue reading “5 MORE Quick Calorie Cuts”
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”)”