One of the most frequently asked questions that I get revolves around nutrition. What to eat? How do I know what to prep? How can I make meal planning and prep easy? What are the best foods to prep and how to prep them? How can I make meal prep easier? Doesn’t eating the same thing all the time get boring? Today, we unpack it all. If you’ve ever had a question about meal prep, this is the episode for you!
Okay, so before you get up in arms, the title might be a little click-bait 😉 Doing the same things, over and over and over, isn’t good for the body. We have to progress the exercises, change position, increase the load, etc. But in the same way, training at the same intensity isn’t good for … Continue reading 3 Reasons High-Intensity Training is RUINING Your Progress
Most people overestimate what they can do in a day, and underestimate what they can do in a month. We overestimate what we can do in a year, and underestimate what we can accomplish in a decade.Matthew Kelly, "The Long Run" I often think about this quote - as it pertains to health and fitness, … Continue reading Big leaps are the result of small steps
Keto, low carb, carnivore, paleo, vegan, vegetarian, South Beach, Mediterranean, Blood Type, raw food, Whole30, Atkins, DASH... The list is quite literally ENDLESS. When I did a quick Google search of "How many different diets are there" hundreds of options were listed. There was even on article comparing ONE HUNDRED different diets. 100. One hundred … Continue reading We UNDERESTIMATE the power of simple nutrition habits.
Let's start with a story. Four years ago, I thought it would be a good idea to start a podcast. I titled it "The Missing Piece". I created graphics, social media content, and recorded six episodes. Then, I quit. I was overthinking everything. I wanted it to be perfect before I released each episode. For … Continue reading Fuel Your Freedom
I hesitated making a post about this, but I honestly cook too much & share too many recipes for this to go unnoticed. And before I start into the story, I want to say something that I still stand by: There are no 'good' or 'bad' foods, unless you are allergic to or have a … Continue reading My Journey to Gluten Free
I have been meal prepping for years. I remember having college roommates who didn’t totally understand why my space in the fridge would be jam-packed with food, and I’m sure there were times that I annoyed them when I took up a few spaces too many. But it was worth it. While I love having … Continue reading Tried and True Meal Prep Tips
Let’s dive into nutrition for this week’s post. I’ve talked about before how I believe there aren’t many (if any!) inherently “bad” or “good” foods. In moderation, all foods, barring allergy or insensitivity, can be included in a “healthy” diet. However, that being said, there are food which are more nutrient dense in comparison. If … Continue reading Nutrient vs. Calorie Dense: How does it affect me?
Time for another edition of Trainer Tough Love, since it’s been a little while. Both a conversation with a coworker and a recent tweet inspired today’s post. In both my personal experience and in working with clients, I would say lack of knowledge and cost are the two most common perceived barriers to eating healthier … Continue reading Eating Healthy Isn’t Expensive
There is a trend right now toward intuitive eating and not counting macros, which has been popular among the fitness community for some time. While I agree that intuitive eating can be quite freeing and a liberating step for some people, for others it may not fit with their goals or they may not feel … Continue reading Don’t Fall Victim to Group-Think