Protein. How to get enough.

Warning:  There is no magic found below. Getting enough protein requires planning, cooking, and eating. Sorry to disappoint but you are going to have to do the work. Cool? Awesome, keep reading. Guess what? Protein is your friend, especially if your goal is fat loss...

Why I don’t make meal plans.

“Do you make meal plans?” I get this question at least once a week. My answer is always “No.” I’m not just being lazy. I have a good reason for not making meal plans. I dont’ think they bring long term value to my clients....

Macro Counting: Using MyFitnessPal

Tracking macros using MyFitnessPal (or any macro tracker) can be a bit confusing but the more you do it the easier it gets. If you are still unsure what macros are or why you want to count them check out Macro Counting: What is it? and How to count macros. Step 1:...

How to count macros.

The email from you coach with your nutrition program arrives and you are so excited to get started! You open it and…”whoa…that is a lot of information!”.  Feeling a little overwhelmed?  Don’t panic….let’s break down counting macros one step at a time....

Macro Counting: What is it?

mac·ro·nu·tri·ent /ˌmakrōˈn(y)o͞otrēənt/ noun plural noun: macronutrients A substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms, in particular. A type of food (e.g., fat, protein, carbohydrate) required in large amounts in the human diet. One of the...