Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

You hear it all the time:   “Want to lose weight? Go to bed at a decent time every night.”  “Want to get stronger? Sleep more.” “Want a better meet? Get enough sleep.” “Maxing out tomorrow, so be sure to go to bed early.”   Ok, but why? I find that often, my clients either … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

10 Quick, Easy Ways to Get More Protein in Your Diet

“How can I get more protein in my diet?” I get this question often. Especially when new clients are first starting to track their food, it can be discouraging to see the lack of protein in their old, average diet. A large part is, knowledge. At first, we don’t really know the macro breakdown of … Continue reading 10 Quick, Easy Ways to Get More Protein in Your Diet

Say Goodbye to Binge Eating: 10 Tips to Stop Overindulging

Uncontrollable snacking, overeating, overindulgence, whatever you want to call it, eating too much can be a difficult habit to break. For some, it is much more habitual and detrimental than others and will require outside, professional guidance to conquer. For others, it’s a matter of taking control, forming healthy habits and changing one’s mindset. Whatever … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Binge Eating: 10 Tips to Stop Overindulging

Monday Musts

Must listen: TEDTalks Health podcast  I started listening to the TEDTalks Health podcast this week and I’m pleasantly surprised with how much I’m enjoying it. What is really refreshing is that all talks are done by professionals (doctors, researchers) so the information provided is credible and can be trusted. From new medicine to sleep benefits, and … Continue reading Monday Musts

Monday Musts

Must try: Reebok Crossfit Lifter Shoes I’ve talked about these on social media before, but get asked about them all the time. These are my all-time favorite lifting shoes for squats (and bench). They are grippy, a beautiful combo of leather and mesh, give a tiny amount of heel height for ideal squat positioning. These … Continue reading Monday Musts

Are you drinking enough water?

When I was younger, my mom used to tell me to drink water EVERY time I wasn't feeling well (like it was this cure-all). It became kind of this joke we would tease her about it, and it's one of my favorite memories of her. Turns out, there's actually some truth to it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Dehydration … Continue reading Are you drinking enough water?