Posts tagged Tips & Tricks
FAT LOSS FACTS

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.

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TRACKING MACROS WHILE TRAVELING

When it comes to working towards specific nutrition goals, we talk a lot about creating habits and establishing a routine; unfortunately, travel can wreak havoc on our routine, leaving us feeling like we should just throw in the towel and start over again when we get back home.

It can be unrealistic to expect to hit your numbers spot on while traveling, but it is possible to still stay on track when on the go. Being diligent about your nutrition doesn't mean you have to carry a food scale around with you and say no to every treat offered. It does, however, mean there may be some compromises to make on occasion.

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TOP 5: TIPS FOR TRACKING YOUR MACROS LIKE A PRO

Whether you’re new to tracking your macros or have been doing it for a while, some weeks can be tough and frustrating. You may feel like you’re constantly playing macro tetris and can’t figure out how to hit your numbers without pounding protein shakes or having every single meal and snack portioned out in a tupperware. Maybe you’re just feeling bored with the process and becoming a little lax with your tracking. If you’re having an off week or feeling overwhelmed as you get the hang of tracking, taking a little extra time to set yourself up for a good week can make all the difference.

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5 WAYS TO MAKE ANY RECIPE MORE MACRO-FRIENDLY

As much as I love a traditional family recipe, when you’re tracking your macros or simply trying to be conscious of your nutrition choices, traditional recipes may not exactly “fit your macros.” Today’s post is here as a quick guide of ways to make healthier, more macro-friendly versions of your favorite recipes using simple ingredient substitutions.

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5 HABITS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY

When it comes to seeing progress and reaching our goals, the things we do outside of the gym (like our nutrition!) are just as important as the training we do in the gym. Recovery plays a huge role not only in how we feel the next day, but how we perform during our workouts and in everyday life. If you have goals of improving your performance in the gym and how you feel overall, follow these tips for maximizing your recovery.

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4 WAYS TO EAT YOUR OATS

Earlier this week, I posted about some of my current favorite macro-friendly finds. (In case you missed it, check it out here!) One of the items on my list is Better Oats single-serve oatmeal packets. They come in a variety of flavors, are individually packaged and the package itself can be used to measure out water. Genius and super convenient. They are a quick and easy pre- or post- workout meal and are great for travel. Read on for my 4 favorite ways to prepare your oats and make them work for your macros.

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TOP 5 MACRO-FRIENDLY FINDS

While we all know that a majority of our nutrition should come from whole, unprocessed foods, life is busy and sometimes we need some options for when things get crazy and we're on the go. These products have been total lifesavers when it comes to packing for a short vacation, road trip, or even just a busy day out. They are macro-friendly, meaning geared towards helping you stick to your macro goals by being higher in protein or providing more volume for fewer macros.

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