Are You Under-eating? Overeating? How Many Calories Do You Really Need?

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Figuring out how many calories one needs to eat each day really isn’t as hard as it should be. Honestly, we’ve made it harder on ourselves by screwing up our diets and our training. Once you screw up your metabolism from dieting, or perhaps you slow it down from too much sitting, … [Read more...]

Food Prep for Macro Counters

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In my 12+ year quest for the ultimate nutrition plan, I realized... there is no set "ultimate" nutrition plan that works for everyone. Some people really enjoy ketogenic diets, some love Paleo nutrition, some advocate for the Zone block program, and some--like me--really … [Read more...]

How Eating the Right Foods at the Right Time Promotes Fat Loss

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How eating the right foods at the right time will promote fat loss, muscle gain, and better workout recovery Last week I wrote about eating fat to lose fat and the article was a hit. So this week, I'm expanding on the concept. If you missed last week's post, make sure you either … [Read more...]

What You Should REALLY Be Eating After Your Workout

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I'm only several years behind the phenomenon of Pinterest, but as much as I refused to get sucked in and addicted....well, it finally happened. You should probably follow my boards--when it comes to all things healthy, I've got about 14 different boards ranging from Salads that … [Read more...]

A Special 9/11 Workout & Tips to Kick Sugar’s Ass

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Thursday's workout is in honor of those who died on September 11, 2001. I was 21 at the time and remember every moment of the day like it was yesterday. My last few years as a teacher, my students had no emotional connection to the day and that was really weird for me. I'll never … [Read more...]