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My Trader Joe’s Grocery Shopping List

My Trader Joe’s Grocery Shopping List

Grocery shopping is a necessary chore we must all do. There are crowds, lines, the myriad of tantalizing foods that make the grocery store an often, “not-so-favorite” place to be. A trip to the grocery store can be devastating for one’s diet. If you’re going shopping...
Working Out vs. Being Active

Working Out vs. Being Active

Hopefully by now you know there’s no magic pill. It’s all about your nutrition & workouts. Today I want to chat about the workout component and the difference between workouts & activities. Of course being active is valuable. Moving more is always...
Listen to Your Body

Listen to Your Body

I talk a lot about fat loss and how to get to your ideal body. Today I wanted to address not just how you look but how you feel. I have certain foods that I eat that trigger a negative physical response. Sometimes it’s a small response; sometimes more drastic....
Did Your Fat Loss Stop?

Did Your Fat Loss Stop?

Were you at one point consistently seeing visible results and seeing measurable fat loss progress and then the progress stopped? If that happened, I have the answer. The reason is you stopped doing what was working. Chatting with my client Kim last night spurred this...
What’s Up with Quinoa?

What’s Up with Quinoa?

Quinoa is considered a complete food and a grain that I recommend you include in your diet. It has the highest nutritional profile & cooks the fastest of all grains. It is an extremely high energy grain and has been grown & consumed for over 8,000 years on the...
5 Nutrition Questions Answered

5 Nutrition Questions Answered

I believe educating yourself on proper nutrition and exercise is one of the best time investments you can make. Below is an email between myself and one of my clients. 1) On a heavy carb day.  Do you suggest that I increase my protein (which increases my calories) or...
The #1 Component of a Successful Nutrition Plan

The #1 Component of a Successful Nutrition Plan

Some people might think the most important component of a nutrition plan is if it actual works. I think whether it works or not is SUPER important. But if you can’t sustain it, does it matter if it works? There are so many diets out there. So many different ways...
4 Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake

4 Ways to Increase Your Protein Intake

If your goal is to put on lean muscle and change your physique you’ll need to hit a certain amount of protein each day to see great results. Protein is the macronutrient that must be present to cause muscle tissue to develop. Now, this number varies for everyone...