High intensity interval training (HIIT) has gained popularity over the past few years, and for good reason. HIIT workouts are extremely effective and can be completed in short amounts of time, with little to no equipment. So what defines a HIIT workout? HIIT is a workout strategy that includes short bursts of intense exercise followed […]

July 7, 2021

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“Calories in vs. calories out”.“Calorie deficit”. These phrases are used over and over again. Without knowing the basics of energy expenditure, these phrases mean little to nothing. So, what are the calories we eat used for? I’m going to go over the basics and describe the various components of how your body uses the calories […]

July 7, 2021

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Are you ready to take your workouts to the next level? We all know that nutrition plays a huge role in performance. So it’s only logical to pay attention to what you’re eating around the time of your workout if you’re wanting to improve performance. Generally, I’m not a huge fan of over-focusing on food […]

July 7, 2021

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With the massive selection of protein powders on the market today, it can feel overwhelming to choose one. There are also many misconceptions out there about protein powders. Which protein powder is the best? Is protein powder safe? Will protein powder make me bulky? These are all very common questions. I’m going to discuss some […]

July 7, 2021

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Anyone else have spring cleaning on their mind when May rolls in? Just like it’s important to periodically deep clean and purge unnecessary clutter around the house, it’s helpful to reevaluate your meal planning, shopping and food prepping routine too. Here are a few simple steps for spring cleaning your cooking routine as we head […]

May 12, 2021

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Nutrition can be confusing. There is so much information out there, and much of it is flawed, misinterpreted, or flat-out false. Why do nutrition myths exist? Some reasons relate to who is putting the nutrition information out there. Many writers or bloggers who write about nutrition do not have the relevant educational and professional backgrounds. […]

May 12, 2021