Why You’re Eating Wrong

What if I told you that the key to everything you want with your fitness level has to do with food.  Would you believe me?  Sure the gym is important.  Working out is important, but it’s a very small piece of the puzzle. With that being said, there is so much information both good andContinue reading “Why You’re Eating Wrong”

Do You Really Need Protein?

Protein. We hear all about it. We consume it on a daily basis from one source or another. But what does it do, and do we really need it? If you follow my podcast you know how much I talk about nutrition being everything when it comes to hitting your fitness goals. But protein isContinue reading “Do You Really Need Protein?”

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

So if you want to build muscle you have to eat protein right? But why? Why are people who lift obsessed with downing globs of protein powder? Well, while we may not need as much as we think, there is a reason behind getting a good amount. If our body has an excess of proteinContinue reading “Can You Eat Too Much Protein?”

When Is Fat Good?

When it comes to fats, you want to steer clear of most of them as they provide little value and assist in clogging up your arteries. But there are some great fats your body can put to good use. Fat while usually looked at as a negative thing, actually does provide some benefits. After allContinue reading “When Is Fat Good?”

Should You Drink Fruit Juice?

Typically when you think of healthy you think of fruit juice right? A healthy breakfast of eggs, whole wheat toast and an ice cold orange juice to go along side. But fruit juice needs to be added to our do not drink list. Here’s the breakdown. Apple juice contains more grams of sugar per ounceContinue reading “Should You Drink Fruit Juice?”

Why Sugar is Killing Your Gains

Sugar is everywhere. And I mean everywhere. It’s infused in about everything we eat, regardless of whether it’s a “healthy” item or not. While your body can process some natural sugars and can actually put them to good use to feed your muscles, we don’t need it in it’s refined from. Having a complex carbContinue reading “Why Sugar is Killing Your Gains”

Why Diets Keep Failing You

Diets, they are all the rage right? Walk into any bookstore, browse Google, and spend anytime on social media and you will find no shortage of diet options. Some allow you to eat just about everything, some eliminate whole food groups, some only let you eat carrots and organic unicorn horns. Diets are by natureContinue reading “Why Diets Keep Failing You”

How Do You Change Your Eating Habits?

Changing the way we eat and think about how we eat is hard. We grow up and develop habits, we get accustomed to certain foods, we get used to eating particular things and then before we know it, we are set in our ways and don’t want to change what we eat right? So howContinue reading “How Do You Change Your Eating Habits?”

Steps to Create Fitness Routine

In Monday’s blog we discussed how important routine is to develop in order to achieve your fitness goals, so how does that play out in day to day life? And what routines do we need to establish? Research shows us that when we do something the same way at the same time every day weContinue reading “Steps to Create Fitness Routine”