Simple Tips to Eating a High Protein Diet

Simple Tips to Eating a High Protein Diet

I often hear when people learn to manage their macronutrients that it is too hard to get enough protein.  This is strange to me because I can easily blow my protein budget out of the water if I’m not careful.  So I wrote this article to help you with some ideas on how to get your protein in.

When putting meals together, pick your proteins for the day, or better yet, for the week first and prep them over the weekend so they are easy to access during your busy week. Then build your carbs and fat from there to get to the number you need for the day, you can do this because carbs and fats are easier to come by then protein on the go.  

Here are some examples to help you get your protein:

The Secret to Fat Loss (its not exercise)

The Secret to Fat Loss (its not exercise)

Fat loss is something that is pretty well understood but is muddied by all the BS out there from every Instagram model and “Advocare Health Expert” just trying to make a buck. As much as the “experts” on social media want you to believe that you need to do is some special workout to get the body you want,  take a particular supplement or eat specific foods, they are wrong. 

The Overlooked Importance of Communicating Your Goals

The Overlooked Importance of Communicating Your Goals

The first big question is what do you want to accomplish? This goal has to be SMART -- specific, measurable, actionable, reasonable, and time sensitive. This takes a little more thought than you think. It's not as simple as “I want to get fit.” That is not really SMART at all. Think of something more like “I want to look good by the end of the summer, and to me that means losing 15lbs by August 25th.” This goal is way more real and its reasonable!

The 5 different Types of Gyms and How to Decide Which One is Right for You.

The 5 different Types of Gyms and How to Decide Which One is Right for You.

There are many different types of gyms and training out there and it is very easy to get lost in all the options. I want to help people find the right gym for them.  I have to first say that I am a little bias in that I run a small group personal training gym (also called semi private but we will get into that later), so I tend to push people that way but it is not the best option for everyone. So let's dive into it; we will go over the type of membership and the type of training that goes on in each of these gyms.

The 7 "speed drills" Your Youth Athlete Should Already Be Doing

The 7 "speed drills" Your Youth Athlete Should Already Be Doing

There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to helping a youth athlete  perform at maximum ability. How they should be eating?  What teams should they play for? What technique coach do they need to work with? Should they play select, premier, AAU, for a school team or all of the above? Should they specialize or just play one spor

There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to helping a youth athlete  perform at maximum ability. How they should be eating?  What teams should they play for? What technique coach do they need to work with? Should they play select, premier, AAU, for a school team or all of the above? Should they specialize or just play one sport? How do I give them more agility? Speed? Explosiveness? Quickness?

t? How do I give them more agility? Speed? Explosiveness? Quickness?

Keto Diets Part II: The Importance of Carbohydrates for the Athlete

Keto Diets Part II: The Importance of Carbohydrates for the Athlete

I hear too many parents, sports coaches and even other strength coaches express that they don’t know what to recommend when it comes to athlete nutrition. According to what we know from the scientific literature, this article outlines the best way to make sure your athlete has the best chance to perform their best on the field, court, or mat.  There is too much misinformation out there and I want to make sure that you have the best information regarding nutrition and sports performance.