What are gym member goal setting sessions (sometimes called member checkins), and how can they help your gym and nutrition business? As gym owners and nutrition coaches we hear it all! “I want to lose 50lbs”, “If I could just get a strict pull up my life would be complete”. All these client goals are […]
Holiday Survival Plan: Tips to prevent weight gain during the toughest time of the year to stay on track!
Did you know??? The average person consumes more than 4,000 calories and 229 calories of fat from a typical Thanksgiving gathering, from appetizers to the main course. The average holiday dinner has about 3,000 calories and between 1,000 to 1,500 extra calories that can be easily added between snacks, side dishes, and drinks. This is […]
One thing we hear on a daily basis from our new clients is that carbs are bad. This is a MYTH! Our body needs carbs! Carbs are our body’s main source of fuel and our brains live off carbohydrates. They are an important source of fuel for workouts and every day functions. Some carbs cause more of […]
8 Tips To Drinking More Water (Aim for 80+ ounces per day): Carry a water bottle around with you Get a big cup so you only have to fill it up 2-3 times per day to easily keep track of how much you are drinking Drink out of a straw Flavor your water with fresh […]
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Main Points: Don’t workout on an empty stomach If you do CrossFit first thing in the morning, have a liquid form of carbs & protein Examples of Pre-workout snacks: Shake with almond milk Fruit puree with protein powder Greek yogurt Hydrate BEFORE you get to the gym Bring something with you to have after your […]
Did you know that the health benefits of omega-3s go far beyond increasing your HDL aka good cholesterol? Studies link DHA and EPA omega-3s to management of mood disorders, brain health, blood pressure management, ADHD, helping with recovery and muscle recovery after workouts as well as decreased risk for many cancers. Make sure you are […]
Food4Fuel: Competition Nutrition I have received many questions recently from crossfit athletes regarding how to eat before and during competitions. When competing multiple events during the course of a day, there are some things that you should keep in mind. You want fuel your body with foods that you can break down and absorb quickly. […]
How can you ensure that all your hardwork at the box is giving you optimal results? Crossfit athletes push themselves as hard as they can during WODs, but many lack the knowledge about proper nutrition pre and post-workout. Most crossfitters don’t realize that nutrition, hydration and recovery is what enables athletes to have optimal performance. […]
Dr. Sears explains the Zone Diet in an easy to understand manner. The Zone diet is referred to an “anti-inflammatory diet.” Main Points: 2/3 fruits & veggies and 1/3 lean meats Incorporate many different colors on your plate You have flexibility, but balance is key!
There is so much mixed information out there about which diet is the best and most effective. Unfortunately,the truth is there isn’t a quick fix to losing weight. It takes hard work and dedication. It’s time to sort the fiction from the facts!! Here are some popular myths: 1. Cutting Carbs Out Completely! Carbohydrates are […]