As someone who leads the athletic lifestyle, staying active, agile, and strong is of critical importance. You hit the gym on a regular basis in effort to attain these characteristics and would do just about anything you can to ensure you are consistently moving forward. But, could one factor be limiting your progress without you […]
Looking to get a jump on your recovery? While many athletes put great time and effort into finding the perfect workout program to use, few take the time to consider their recovery. This is a shame because your success is directly limited by your rate of recovery. This is the time that occurs between your […]
When it comes to seeing progress from your workouts, nutrition is easily up to 75% of the game. Get your diet wrong and it won’t matter what you do in the gym, your performance won’t be moving forward as you had hoped you would. The great news is that fixing your nutrition doesn’t have to […]
Your standards for yourself are high, so you’ve put the time and energy into reading up on the latest of nutritional practices and are focusing on eating as healthy as possible at least 90% of the time. You feel good in knowing that you’re making wise food choices and are fueling your body with everything […]
If you’ve been suffering thru your early morning workouts due to low energy, then it’s safe to say that your results are suffering as well. That’s why it’s so important to fuel properly before your workout, and I’m going to reveal how.
If you want to increase muscular strength for the demands of your sport, or life in general, then the most beneficial way is to create an anabolic (muscle building) environment. This is accomplished through 3 key elements: 1. Proper Nutrition 2. Intense Resistance Exercise 3. And Adequate Recovery But aside from achieving a certain muscular […]
If you like to spoil yourself and all your friends, then these Raw Cacao Bites will do the trick! Theses treats don’t just taste incredible, but they’re also nutrient dense with superfood ingredients, including Whey Protein Pops! *This recipe was shared by James Arena, who’s a Gold’s Gym, Venice member who loves the Whey Protein […]
In the history of cereals, there’s never been a single serving that had the proper ratio of protein to carbohydrates, even with added milk. The imbalance of this traditional grain breakfast leads to an energy spike followed by an unwelcome energy crash, not too long after. In addition, the spike from the resulting high blood […]
For years I had been really bothered that my clients would train so hard, and then go put crappy nutritional products in their bodies that were being marketed as beneficial. My hope that someday a company would come out with a quality product eventually faded away.
That’s when I decided to do it myself, and made a super-premium protein bar that was unlike the others out there that contain hormone laden and low quality protein sources, high sugar, soy, gluten, and artificial sweeteners. Instead, it’s what a bar should have been all along…real food.
The first job of any nutritionist is to identify the reasons for a craving or unhealthy eating habit. In the case of sugar binging, it could be: Not eating properly, which results in low blood sugar and causes cravings Sleep deprivation, which makes you go for sugar for a quick surge of energy Emotional stress […]
When it comes to health and fitness, a lot of what’s considered “common knowledge” is actually untrue. Are you wasting time and energy on fitness myths? Find out below: 1. You have to drink 8 glasses of water a day. Hydration is really important. It gives you more energy, better digestion, and increased mental focus. But […]
Gaining muscle is something that I’ve had to work hard at my entire life. My genetics simply don’t predispose me toward having tons of muscle mass. So I understand how hard it can be for some people to gain muscle, and I’ve spent lots of time as a nutritionist helping my clients overcome similar challenges. […]