Ask Erin: Protein Supplements

One of the most common questions I get from both my nutrition clients and athletes in the gym is, “Do I need a protein supplement?”.  The short answer….no.  The long answer….it depends. Nobody NEEDS a protein supplement.  There is nothing in a...

MACROmergencies

“I need protein but no fat.”  What to eat. We all find ourselves in this situation now and then.  Don’t panic!  Use the MACRO Guide to find foods which contain the macros you need to hit your numbers. To find the exact macro of each food use the resources listed below...

Accuracy

Do I really need to hit my numbers? The short answer, YES. The long answer, still YES. I get it….sh*t happens and everything doesn’t always go planned.  That’s okay!  However, control what you can, when you can.  Consistency is key to your success....

Ignore the scale.

Remember when I told you to weigh yourself everyday and then forget it? Easier said than done, right? Let me tell you a story.  The other day I stepped on the scale, like I do every morning, and recorded my weight.  Up almost 5lbs!!  WHAT?!  I knew I had been solidly...

Plan Ahead

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” Are you ready for the most important tip for success with this program? PLAN AHEAD.  That’s it?  Simple right?  Here are some quick tips to help you plan ahead for each day and week. Tip #1:  Log early. Log  In...