Macro Basics

Macro Basics

I think before we jump into macronutrients and the importance of each it is important to go over calories first. Simply put, a calorie is a measurement of the energy that we need to fuel our bodies.  A lot of emphasis gets put on “macros” but calories still take the...
Put An End To Demonizing Foods

Put An End To Demonizing Foods

I think it’s important that we stop demonizing certain foods. The only time these “bad” foods are actually that bad for you is when they dominate your nutrition. If you’re nourishing your body with whole nutrient-dense foods first, then allowing yourself to eat...
You’re Not Messing up

You’re Not Messing up

Did you eat a bunch of sour patch kids last night? Cool, same. Did you miss a couple of workouts in the last couple of weeks? Cool, same. Did you eat way over your calories one day? Cool, same. You’re not messing up. The only time you’re messing up is when you give...
Hacking Your Tracking

Hacking Your Tracking

Trust me, I know tracking your food can be difficult if you’ve never done it before. There are ways to make things easier though. You do have to keep in mind that if this is new to you, there is going to be an adjustment period. It’s just the way it goes....
Accuracy – Flexibility – Consistency

Accuracy – Flexibility – Consistency

When you start tracking your macros or make changes to your diet these 3 things come into play. It really becomes a balancing act. Being too focused on accuracy you will lose some of your flexibility, and lets be honest you will definitely lose some of your sanity and...