Here's an update of how my week is going since I started the custom programming for CrossFit. First off, I'm exhausted from testing the last two weeks and I still have two tests to go. I'm sleeping at least 8 hours a night and eating extensively more, but it's not quite enough, so I'm gonna … Continue reading Week 1-Custom Programming
Photo by Bich Tran on Pexels.com Hey guys! As you know, I told you that I would have a free meal planner and tracker for you available. It's not anything fancy or designer, but it's functional. This meal planner is based on the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) model but can accommodate any diet … Continue reading My Free Meal Tracker is Here!
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Seasonal eating is an interesting topic. My family has done seasonal eating, canning, and preserves for years, and generations before me did the same in order to store nutritious food for the winter. But did you know you can eat seasonally year-round and you might be better off for it? … Continue reading Eating with the Seasons: Making it Work
Carb-Cycling, according to Brandan Fokken, a bodybuilding.com sponsored athlete, is a low/no carb diet that has periods of high carb consumption to keep you fueled. This type of diet is specifically designed to achieve a desired result, typically fat loss, and should be monitored carefully throughout the process.
Water weight, or fluid retention, as it is commonly called, can make us feel like a beached whale even if we're healthy. This happens to literally everyone, but most people simply deal with it instead of proactively managing it so that they can feel a little lighter.
Alcohol is an interesting subject. We use it to bring confidence, wind down from the day, and connect with others. If you don't drink or you don't drink heavily, people sometimes push it on you. Not cool, but it happens.