Does the thought of prepping an entire week of meals stress you out and also sort of nauseate you? It does me. I have never liked cooking vats of food and individualizing it for the whole week. I can't even think of eating the same chicken over and over all week long. I know that… Continue reading An alternative to meal prepping
You know you should probably be doing some type of cardio. It is a good additive to any workout plan to burn some extra calories. It is also extremely good for your heart. After all, the must important muscle in the body is our heart and we definitely want to keep it strong. So the… Continue reading What type of cardio should you be doing?
So you are being told that you need to eat more protein. You think to yourself, there is only so much chicken breast and fish I can eat in one day! I know the thought of eating nothing but boring chicken breast in every meal can be nauseating. Granted, chicken is a great option for… Continue reading Non traditional high protein foods
I have tried quite a few protein brands over the past 7 years and I thought I would share my opinion of each. I am not an ambassador or athlete for any of these companies so I will give my truthful opinion with no bias. I know for some it can be overwhelming searching online… Continue reading Protein powder review
If there was one thing I would say that I have ever been complemented on the most it would be my complexion. People are always asking me how I keep my skin so clear. Anyone that knows me well knows that I am a freak about keeping my skin clean and moisturized. I am that… Continue reading My secret to a clear complexion
I have had this question asked to me several times over the past year, so I want to elaborate a little on why I benefit from having a coach. Over the past seven years I have weight trained myself, had a personal trainer for a period of time, attended a few boot camps, did a… Continue reading Why do you need a coach?
Ok so this isn't going to be a long post but I wanted to share. Some people naturally enjoy their cardio sessions. There is nothing wrong with that! But for some of us 30-45 minutes of a treadmill, elliptical, or stair climber is pure torture. Now I have always been one to enjoy listening to… Continue reading How to distract yourself during a long cardio session
Since deciding to count macros as part of my lifestyle (not going to say diet because this is permanent) I have learned several tricks to cooking to save on calories. I will say that all of these substitutions are so subtle in a meal that none of my family realizes it is any different than… Continue reading Cooking ingredient substitutions that will save you some calories!
I hear quite often people talk about their new diet they are on literally as they are sipping on an alcoholic beverage. The problem is, if losing weight and being healthier is your ultimate goal, alcohol is only counteracting this. Now, don't get me wrong. When I myself am off-season and in a maintenance or… Continue reading Alcohol and your diet
We all know we need to drink plenty of water. I always say more water is the key to everything. Don't feel well? Drink some water. Muscle cramps? Drink some water. Feeling bloated? Drink more water. Hungry but it isn't time to eat yet? Drink water. The problem is that water is boring and can… Continue reading 6 tips to help you hit your water intake quota