Tag Archives: nutrition

Simplifying Nutrition: Nutrition Labels

  We all know that nutrition is the most impactful component to weight loss and optimal body performance. So, why is it still so challenging to lose weight and make healthy choices? In a fitness based culture that thrives on fad diets and quick fixes, no wonder why we are all at a loss as… Read More »

Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe for Summer

During the summer time it’s easy to forget about our diets. Cook outs, beach days, and just being out and about so much makes it easy to grab unhealthy on-the-go food. Here is one of my favorite healthy recipes for the summer. It’s quick and easy to make, and you probably have most of the… Read More »

4 Quick Circuits For Your Summer Workout

Summer time is here! Which means more day trips to the beach, weekends spent at the lake, and just more time outside, enjoying the nice weather…that’s the way summer should be! All those activities may take away from your gym time and your summer work out may seem to fall flat. More time spent enjoying outdoor… Read More »

What is Nutrient Timing and How Can it Help Your Workout?

Eating before and after your workout is essential to improving muscular definition and gains. To ensure that you are getting the most from your workout, nutrient timing is critical. First off, eating five to six balanced meals each day helps to maintain a strong and healthy metabolism, which is the most important thing to keep… Read More »

5 Meal Ideas to Keep Your Diet on Track

One of the most important factors for achieving a long-term fitness goal is consistency. In order to see real results, you have to stick to a plan and follow it day in and day out, week after week, until hopefully it becomes a lifestyle. However, I’m not just talking about exercise and working out at… Read More »

Staying on Track When Traveling

Traveling can be the body’s arch nemesis. Uncomfortable plane rides,  packing into a “clown car” rental for six hours, no fresh air, terrible fast food options and slowing down the metabolism to a tortoise crawl. All of these things take their toll on the body and often times you find yourself in the scenario where… Read More »

Do YOU break-fast?

There are a million excuses not to eat breakfast; not enough time, no appetite, the spite of all breakfast foods and even the common misconception that ‘skipping breakfast makes you lose weight’. NEWSFLASH: breakfast is essential to fat loss.When we skip breakfast our bodies don’t know when the next meal of the day is coming.… Read More »