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Micronutrients – Eat the rainbow

Micronutrients – Eat the rainbow

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 27, 2022

Now that we’ve mastered macronutrients, and let’s review micronutrients. These are all the vitamins and minerals contained in foods. Like everything in life, balance and variety is key. Many athletes focus on macronutrients, and I believe in optimal health and focus on both. Not only should we look good and train hard, but we should ...

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Macro #3 – Fat Makes Our Food Taste Yummy

Macro #3 – Fat Makes Our Food Taste Yummy

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 12, 2022

Now let’s move on to fat, our 3rd and final macro. Once a myth that it would clog your arteries and make you fat. Fat is needed by the body for normal growth and development, energy and absorption of fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K). Fat provides cushioning for organs, maintains cell membranes, insulates ...

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Macro #2 – Carbohydrates, Our Friends

Macro #2 – Carbohydrates, Our Friends

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 29, 2022

As promised, I’ll cover the 2nd of the 3 macros – carbohydrates. One of the most debated macros in current times. No carb, low carb, carb cycling. Carbs run our bodies, give us energy, and allow us to lift heavy and RX+ WODs! This is where we get all of our fruits and vegetables, our ...

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Macronutrients – Eating for Athletes

Macronutrients – Eating for Athletes

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 14, 2022

There’s lots of chatter around macros and how to divide them for the day. Some experiment with leaving out carbs to lose fat. Or as a product of the 80’s, we heard that fat is bad so reduce that as much as possible. The reality is that we need macronutrients and they all have their ...

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The Power of Choice

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 3, 2018

Most of us have an area in our life we wish we were performing better in. That part of us that doesn’t quite fit into our own skin. It could be a touchy subject that our spouse and friends know to steer clear of, the elephant in the room. It could be the promotion you ...

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Energy Systems Exploration

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

As a living, breathing, blog reading individual you’ve probably learned the basics around how food provides the body with energy. There are actually several different ways that this can occur and they depend on the activity being performed. Depending on our sport or activity, nutrition, genetics, and level of training will each play a role ...

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Maximize Your Macros:

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

A Consumer’s guide to Fat, Carbs, and Protein… Diet and nutrition are a highly individual journey and no one answer is true or right for everyone. The simple fact of the matter is that when it comes down to it, you have to figure out what works best for you. However there are some overarching ...

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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have ...

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5 Reasons to get STRONG

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 26, 2018

Fitness trends come and go and most fall to the wayside for good reason. Most programs fail to produce consistent results. It’s a wonder why so many folks stray away from what is tried and true when it comes to exercise programs? “The rule is: the basics are the basic, and you can’t beat the ...

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