Tag: carbs

3 Key Tips To Avoiding Post-Run Hunger
Featured, Running

3 Key Tips To Avoiding Post-Run Hunger

Ever had that post-run feeling where you just want to eat everything in the pantry? That feeling is your body’s way of telling that it needs to be fed. If you’re not careful though, you might throw all your progress out the window by giving in and eating too much. […]

“DIETS” are OVERRATED
Nutrition

“DIETS” are OVERRATED

By: Fitness competitor, Jennifer Norden (Facebook) Don’t waist your time, energy and money on crazy diets that deprive your body of what it needs to reach your goals. Yes you may lose weight initially but it doesn’t last!!! Examples of these diets are low carb, low fat, high protein, banana […]

Fiber – it’s not just for Granny!
Nutrition

Fiber – it’s not just for Granny!

When people ask me about their diet – whether it’s “good” or “optimal” – one of the first things I ask them is how much fiber are they getting throughout the day.  The majority of the time, they can’t tell me.  They have either no clue, don’t count, or don’t […]

Macros – Part 1 of 3 – Carbs
Nutrition

Macros – Part 1 of 3 – Carbs

If you read fitness and nutrition blogs written by people in the bodybuilding world, you hear a lot about macronutrients or “macros.” Do you know what they are? Because if you don’t, you are missing vital information on how to achieve your goals. Follow this three part series to learn […]

The Salt Attack Continues: Why Salt is STILL your friend
Nutrition

The Salt Attack Continues: Why Salt is STILL your friend

The FDA is renewing it’s attack on salt consumption and it’s a big mistake. The attack is based on the supposed effects salt has on blood pressure. Most studies that link salt intake to increased blood pressure are observational studies, NOT experimental studies. Observational studies are very poor at testing cause and […]