There is an overwhelming amount of nutrition and diet information available all around us. It can be difficult to wade through what is fact and what is fad, especially when the idea of what is the “best” diet is constantly changing. Today we’re simplifying the topic of fat loss with five facts that may answer some of your common diet-related questions.Read More
If you participate in a sport with weight classes, you probably know the struggle of balancing your actual body weight and maintaining (or increasing) strength. It can be a fine line to walk, but there are strategies that can help your weight cut be a more enjoyable experience!Read More
We’ve talked about the importance of nutrition in regard to specific fat loss, health, and athletic performance goals before.
Today we’re going to dig a little deeper and take a closer look at what it really means to eat for performance. Whether you’re a weightlifter who competes regularly, looking to improve on last year’s CrossFit Open performance, or just someone who wants to run farther or lift heavier, you can probably benefit from focusing on tailoring your nutrition to your performance goals.
I’m a “kind of” intermittent faster. What does that mean? It means that I kind of stick to a time restricted eating window but don’t stress too much about it. I find that, personally, intermittent fasting helps me control hunger throughout the day and prioritize my hydration - something I’m terrible at - and helps keep me in a good eating routine whether I’m tracking my macros or not.
Curious about what intermittent fasting even is and if it may be a helpful strategy for you? Read on!
As coaches, we care about goals. Like A LOT. We can’t create a nutrition game plan for you without a clear idea of what your goals are. More importantly, you won’t meet or even surpass your goals without a clear idea of what you’re working towards either.
Whether you already made a plan for the New Year or are still feeling a little lost, it’s never a bad time to take a step back and reevaluate your goals If you’re unsure of where to even begin, today’s post will help you create a clear and specific goal so you can have clear action plan to make them happen.Read More
If you have serious fat loss goals, a maintenance period is a necessary part of your fat loss journey. If you have spent considerable amount of time in a calorie deficit, you should plan on taking periodic maintenance phases to add in more calories and give your body (and brain) a little break.Read More
If your goal is to achieve optimal health, you should focus on finding balance in your diet. Optimal health means something different to each of us. To me, it means learning to find the balance needed in your diet to maintain a healthy body and build sustainable eating habits that will serve you long-term. Being lean is great, and getting strong is cool, but what good are those goals if they leave your health compromised?Read More
If your goals are geared towards changing your body weight, body shape, or body composition, your focus should be on eating in a calorie deficit.Read More
If your goal is to improve strength and performance, your focus should be on eating the right amount to fuel your training and your recovery. You do not need to be an elite athlete to prioritize performance! Regardless of your level or experience, you just need to make sure your nutrition aligns with your specific goals.Read More
If you want to reduce your body fat percentage, build muscle mass, reach a goal weight, or improve strength in the gym, tailoring your nutrition to your goals is absolutely essential.Read More