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
For as long as I’ve been participating in youth sports, 21 years, I’ve been told about the importance of stretching before exercise. Make sure you stretch so you don’t pull a muscle! I’ve seen pro athletes stretch on the side of the ice during a warm up. At one time, I’ve even used it in … Continue reading Stretching the Truth
Oh, you prep all your food on Sunday for the week? I don’t think I have time for that. How do you even know what you’re going to want to eat that day? I hate eating the same thing day after day. Meal prepping can be a daunting concept. Planning, buying groceries, and cooking meals … Continue reading Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance
Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up – either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We’re going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading It’s Not Always Easy. Sometimes It Sucks.
Before we hop into the meat and potatoes of this article, I want to preface by saying that this is specifically directed toward those who are looking to lose body fat. If that’s not you, I would encourage you to keep reading anyway. Perhaps you’ll want to in the future or you’ll be able to … Continue reading HIIT vs LISS: What’s the deal with these acronyms?
Do you prefer to listen? Check out the podcast episode that goes along with this article on both Soundcloud and iTunes. We delve into the topic a little bit deeper and touch on the story of my experience with looking the part and fitting the mold. In today’s culture, a fitness professional who “looks the … Continue reading Look the Part, Fit the Mold: The View of “Healthy” Women in the Media
Would you rather listen? Check out the podcast episode here to listen to me talk about the topic and go a little more in depth on each diet strategy Everyone you talk to will give you, most likely, a different answer if you ask them what the “best” diet is for you. Each person will … Continue reading The Diet Debate: Which is Best for You?