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?

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

New to Flexible Dieting? 10 Tips for Counting Macros

Macro counting can be a blessing, especially for those who are used to restrictive, yo-yo diets or binge-eating habits. But at first, tracking your carbs, protein, fats (and micros!) can be overwhelming. I’ve been there too. So I’ve put together 10 of my favorite tips to make tracking easier. Read on and I hope this … Continue reading New to Flexible Dieting? 10 Tips for Counting Macros

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 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 all carbs created equal?

Yeah I know you’ve seen it. I eat carbs. A lot of them. And this isn’t a necessarily a bad thing (different discussion for a different day), but I think some of us get caught up in only tracking carbs that we think a “carb is just a carb” when there’s much more to it … Continue reading Are all carbs created equal?