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The habits that we maintain are the one that develop our identity. Do your habits help you be productive or procrastinate? Make you stronger or weaker? Distract you? We know certain habits will make us feel better for the long term such as moving more, drinking water, eating some veggies, and so forth.  But why […]

Dietary supplements are products that are used to supplements nutrients that we may not get in our daily diet. The industry is filled with hundreds of supplement types and brands with several potential claims and benefits. However, the supplement industry is not tightly regulated in some regards, increasing the chances of having a product that […]

January 18, 2022

The types of carbohydrates that you consume matter. ALL carbohydrates are made up of these three simple sugars: glucose, fructose, galactose.  Glucose, fructose, and galactose are sugar molecules called monosaccharides, that when combined are called di- or monosaccharides. Glucose is found in grains, honey, table sugar, and fruits. Fructose is a sweeter sugar most commonly […]

January 11, 2022

May 4 was the day I decided to run a 50k. Why? I am not entirely sure. Maybe I wanted a new challenge or prove others wrong or simply just see if I could do it. When I first was looking for races I knew I wanted to simply finish, with no time goal in […]

January 4, 2022

In exercise ads, weight loss promotions, and even on treadmills telling you about this magical fat-burning zone that solves all of your problems. This magical zone they refer to is when you walk or do any low-intensity exercise that does not elevate your heart rate above ~60%, then you are burning mostly fat as fuel. […]

September 17, 2021

Would you ever take Calculus without ever taking Pre/Calc and Trig?  You might get by for a while, but eventually, you will get lost in the process and not pass the class.  The same goes with dieting. If you don’t have an understanding and ability to execute the nutrition basics to a healthy diet, then […]

September 17, 2021

Dieting is essentially the process of purposefully reducing caloric intake in hopes to reduce body weight. The constant pattern of dieting and regaining the weight is known as “yo-yo dieting” or “weight cycling”. For the purpose of this article, I will use the term weight cycling. Approximately 10% of men and 30% of women will […]

September 6, 2021

Finding a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist can be overwhelming. Especially, if you have never worked with a coach in general before. I have had my fair share of not-so-great coaches myself and know the importance of doing research and some investigation when it comes to finding a coach that works well for what you need. […]

August 22, 2021

Your thyroid creates hormones that play a variety of different roles within the body. The thyroid can create too much or too little hormones  resulting in thyroid disease such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, and Hashimoto’s disease. What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a small gland located at the front of the neck, right above […]

April 29, 2021

The habits that we maintain are the one that develop our identity. Do your habits help you be productive or procrastinate? Make you stronger or weaker? Distract you? We know certain habits will make us feel better for the long term such as moving more, drinking water, eating some veggies, and so forth.  But why […]

March 27, 2021

You know those mornings when you’ve been on track all week, so you decide to step on the scale! But you’re up 1…2…maybe 5lbs overnight! WTF!  If you have experienced this, you know that it can feel confusing and demeaning. Especially if you are trying to lose weight. Good news is that you DID NOT […]

March 22, 2021
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