As a nutritionist and dietician, this is a question I hear often: "How much should I eat?" The true complexity of the answer never fails to surprise people. My response is usually "Well, it entirely depends on the details. What's your age, height, weight, gender, body fat percentage, muscle mass percentage, current workout routine, nutrition… Continue reading How Much Should I Eat?
I get a lot of questions from my clients and friends about pre, post and even intra-workout nutrition. Here are my top 5 tips for the content and timing of your workout nutrition! 1.) EAT CARBS BEFORE YOU WORK OUT! Unless you just plan to go on a gentle jog around the neighborhood, carbs are… Continue reading Top 5 Nutrition Tips For Working Out
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding macronutrient/"macro" eating plans. This is a 3 part blog post (this being part 2) discussing some of the do's and dont's of following a macro plan. Stay tuned for part 3 if part 1 and 2 intrigue you! DO #5: DO expect to lose weight at a rate… Continue reading The Do’s and Dont’s in a Macro Plan, Part 2!
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding macronutrient/"macro" eating plans. This is a 3 part blog post (this being part 1) discussing some of the do's and dont's of following a macro plan. Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3 if part 1 intrigues you! DO #1: do expect to be able eat any and… Continue reading The Do’s and Dont’s in a Macronutrient Plan!
I'm a big fan of visual learning aids, and I love this Venn Diagram (what a throwback) of various foods and how they break down (protein, carb, fat, combo).
LOVE this pre workout shake - it provides me with protein, carbohydrates (fuel) and caffeine (energy boost) for my training! Plus it's delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened nut milk (almond, cashew, coconut) 1 cup strongly brewed coffee (chilled - Trader Joe's cold brew is fantastic for this) 1/2 - 1 banana (depending on how hard… Continue reading Pre Workout Shake Recipe!