Blogs about Nutrition

4 Delicious Post-Workout Snacks For Recovery

Post workout is an ideal time to eat a small meal with both protein and carbohydrates to help repair and build muscles and replenish your energy stores, respectively. It’s best to eat within 60 minutes of finishing a workout because that’s when your muscles are most receptive.

Goals and Just Plain and Simply How to Get Sh*t Done (Part 1)

Alright, alright, I know.  You can give me all the hell you want for starting another blog post that consists of multiple parts before I finished the second part of my “Metabolic Flexibility” post.  Sorry!!  Just be glad I’m writing blogs this consistently, will ya?...

How Much Protein? Calculate Your Daily Needs!

I’m writing about protein because I receive many e-mails asking about my diet; people wonder if I only eat protein, if I eat just fish, how much protein to include in the daily diet, etc.

Put More Food In Your Belly

I was up all night by only the light of a candle calculating formulas, checking and re-checking notes I made on napkins for the past year and going over old emails from colleagues. Not shaving in over a month, barely eating and with little sleep, I believe all the hard work has paid off…the secret to losing weight while not feeling hungry. Here it is….PUT MORE FOOD IN YOUR BELLY!!

A good plan and hard work!

More Than Just Fat Loss: Metabolic Flexibility, Part 1

More often than not, people are searching for fat loss.  That is their goal.  Sometimes the word “fat” can be a little harsh to some.  Thomas Cox, the founder of MealFit, says, “The worst thing we’ve done as a society is label someone as a macronutrient.  We literally call people fat.”  Fat is a harsh term because of what we have made it to be.  Now people prefer the term “weight” as in a goal of weight loss.  Weight can be a number of things.  Fat is fat.  So we need to d

10 Reasons Protein Is Even More Important for Women

 A mouth full of fudgy frosting on your birthday, a fork full of toasty pecan pie at Thanksgiving, a cold bowl full of cookies ‘n cream on a hot August afternoon: These time-honored treats are among life’s sweetest pleasures, meant to be savored and enjoyed.

Diet Disasters

We’ve all tried at least one.  In fact, most of us have probably tried and failed at a diet a few times….

"Whole 30" Prelude

Over the next 33 days I will be taking you on a journey.This journey will be a daily documented walk through my life of exercise and nutrition.  Today, as well as days 2 & 3 will be more about the preperation and set-up to help me get ready to tackle the next 30 days.  I do not normally look at my nutrtion and exercise as "30 day challenges", however that is what I am asking of you. Challenge yourself to be as good as you can be for 30 days. At the end of the 30 days you will see results.