Category: Eat Well Perform Well

Performance Based Nutrition

What is Body Composition? Why Should You Be Concerned?

Want to really know what that number on your scale represents? How much muscle do you have? How much is body fat? How much is water?   Why do I need to know how much muscle/fat I have? No matter what your goals are in the gym or with your fitness – whether it’s gaining…
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Fueling for the Workplace

Proper nutrition and hydration are as important as showing up to work on time and doing what is expected. You see, it’s not just what you do “here and there” that’s important to your peak performance at work; it’s what you put into your body the remainder of the day as well. Fueling at Work…
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Start Eating Like the Athlete You Are

Athletes train well in advance to get in shape and to gain that competitive edge. However, the area of nutrition is often overlooked and can make a major difference in an athletes performance, risk of injury and overall health. Many athlete’s often turn to supplements for that edge, but may overlook what they are actually…
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Healthy Food List

Protein Choices Beef tenderloin (aka filet, filet mignon)-fat content high Bison Boneless, skinless chicken breast Buffalo steak (lean) Canned tuna (water packed) Canned white meat chicken (water packed) Egg whites & eggs Extra lean ground beef & ground round (92–96%) Extra lean ground turkey, turkey breast slices or cutlets (fresh meat, not deli cuts if…
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Bone Broth Nutrition

Bone broth stock could be called “nature’s multivitamin.” How so exactly? It’s packed with: over 19 easy-to-absorb, essential and non-essential amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) collagen/gelatin, which help form connective tissue nutrients that support digestive functions, immunity and brain health Did you get that? Bone broth benefits literally every part of your body,…
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Is Diet Soda Really That Bad For Me?

There are few foods on the planet that offer absolutely zero nutritional value, and soda falls into this category. I’m always surprised at how many people ask me if diet soda is really that bad for you. If you’re not convinced, it’s time to get the facts and understand the real risks that come along…
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Benefits of Proper Nutrition

Increase conditioning levels Increase strength levels Increase energy levels in everyday life & training Increase mental capacity, acuity, & alertness Increase metabolic functioning Boost immune system Increase amount of lean muscle mass Improve recovery time after injury or help in preventing injuries Improve hydration status Promotes muscle repair and growth Decrease risk for injury Decrease…
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Weight Loss Tips and Strategies

Drink 3-4 liters of water throughout the day, everyday. Drink a glass of water right before a meal to help you feel fuller. Calories that you drink count. Alcohol, soda, juices, energy drinks, iced tea, lemonade, sports drinks and cream in coffee can tilt the scale in the wrong direction. Water is the only drink…
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Why Focus on Setting Body Composition Goals Instead of Losing Body Weight?

Why make it more complicated with all this talk about body composition goals when you can just focus on shedding the unwanted pounds, right? Wrong. The truth is that body composition analysis is going to help you get the look you want or the results you crave because it takes into account changes in both muscle…
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WHY a sports nutrition professional can help….

The aim of a sports nutritionist is to create a nutrition plan for an individual’s training needs. The plan will incorporate both food and hydration. It doesn’t matter if you’re casually exercising or training for a professional event, sports nutrition is integral to performance. These strategies can also help to: Consuming the right balance of…
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