Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

Tis the season for coughs and sniffles. It seems like all my clients (myself included) are getting sick this week, so I wanted to shed some light on this topic and post a few tips to try and stay healthy this cold season.   Soo…. Should you work out when you are feeling sick? First … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks

Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks

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

Do I Need to Worry About My Fiber Intake?

Short answer, yes. Details, read on. Fiber will not only bulk up your food, but it will also slow down digestion and help you feel fuller, longer. Many whole foods are high in micronutrients, leading to general overall wellness. So it’s no surprise that fiber has additional health benefits like protecting you from heart disease, … Continue reading Do I Need to Worry About My Fiber Intake?

Monday Musts

MUST THINK ABOUT: DAILY INTENTIONS Habits are important, but it’s also important to check your habits frequently to make sure you aren’t complacent and drifting in the wrong direction. It’s so easy to all into a daily routine, but are you simply going through the motions? Do your habits truly serve you? To succeed and … Continue reading Monday Musts

How to Space Out Protein Consumption During the Day

“How should I space out my protein throughout the day?” “DO I have to consume protein the minute I finish my work out?” “Won’t I build muscle faster if I increase my suggested protein amount?”   I know this is kind of a controversial topic, but my clients ask me this a lot. Although I’m … Continue reading How to Space Out Protein Consumption During the Day