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Monday
Aug132018

What Should I Eat Before A Workout?

The food choices you make before exercise can dramatically influence the overall effect of the session, so it pays to have a good nutrition strategy to complement your workout efforts. Considering the wide range of individual nutrition needs and variety of exercise durations and intensities, I’ll lay out several approaches to help you hone in on a better pre-workout nutrition strategy for your program.

The most important considerations for pre-exercise nutrition are fuel availability to sustain performance goals and protein intake to prevent excessive loss or damage to muscle tissue during the workout.

Whether your goals are to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, improve speed or increase strength, you must make efforts to fuel your workouts and nourish your hard-earned lean muscle, so you can reap the full benefits of the exercise stimulus.

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Friday
Jul202018

5 common foods that cause belly bloat 

Do you ever wake up with a flat tummy only to feel like you can’t button your pants after a meal later in the day?   

There’s a multitude of reasons why your belly may feel inflated and uncomfortable after eating, but one thing’s for sure. You want to get to the bottom of it and avoid any further discomfort.

It can be extremely helpful to keep a food-symptom diary where you keep track of what you’ve eaten and how you feel within 30 minutes, 60 minutes, and a couple of hours after each meal or snack. 

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Friday
Apr062018

Are Your Supplements Contaminated?

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means? It’s time for spring cleaning — and that includes your supplement cabinet.

If you’re like most people, you have a smattering of dietary supplements stashed somewhere in your house.

A few of them may be part of your current daily nutritional lifestyle.

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Friday
Mar162018

Do You Really Need To Take a Multivitamin? 

According to a report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “No U.S. state is meeting national objectives for consumption of fruits and vegetables.”[i]

Another government-funded study concluded that over 80 percent of adults fail to meet daily produce recommendations meant to guide us toward vitamin and mineral adequacy. [ii]

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Friday
Dec152017

Should You Eat More Fat?

The human body is amazing.

If you step back and consider everything it’s capable of, you can’t help but be awestruck by our remarkable ability to survive and even thrive on a wide variety of dietary patterns: low-carb, high-carb, high-protein, etc.

We all know someone who seems to be able to eat whatever they wish without any unwanted consequences, while others seem to gain weight by simply smelling a buffet or watching a candy commercial.

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Friday
Nov032017

Should You Try Intermittent Fasting? 

When you hear the term “fasting,” what comes to mind?

Starvation? Wasting? Skipping breakfast?

If you’re nodding along in agreement, you may want to reframe your thoughts.

Starvation means you’re not allowed to eat. Fasting means you’re choosing to wait a little while before you choose to eat again.

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Friday
Sep222017

Fuel Your Workout for Results 

You know what the worst part of exercise is?

Not getting the results you want.

It’s incredibly discouraging because it can feel like all the time and energy spent on training was completely wasted.

I see it happen to so many people. Mainly because they don’t pay enough attention to preparing for and recovering from key workouts.

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