Tag: eat well perform well

Performance Based Nutrition

Here are 5 common mistakes people make when battling the scale:

You Eat Too Much of the Healthy Stuff Just because it’s “healthy” doesn’t mean you should overdo it.  Sometimes people think that a huge salad is a better choice than a small sandwich, but it all really depends on what and how much you eat.  Check for serving sizes for the dish or the ingredients…
Read more

A Healthier More Energized YOU – Nutrition for a Healthier Life

How Nutrition Can Help Do you suffer from recurrent dips in mood, concentration and energy? Do you reach for a sugary snack or a cup of coffee to “pick you up,” only to find you feel grumpy and exhausted again shortly afterwards? By improving your diet and eating patterns, you can help balance your blood…
Read more

Hydrating for Athletic Performance

Why Drinking Water is Powerful: Tips to Hydration Many people are suffering from headaches, fatigue, headaches, foggy thinking, heart burn, high blood pressure, stress, joint pain, back ache, hunger and even weight gain. Water is, aside from eating, one of the most vital aspects of staying alive; without either…we cannot exist.  We can live for…
Read more

Foods to Fight Stress

Foods to Fight Stress Protein – dairy products, eggs, fish, meat, soy Vitamin B3 – Beef liver, brewer’s yeast, chicken, fish, sunflower seeds, turkey Vitamin B5 – Blue cheese, brewer’s yeast, corn, eggs, lentils, liver, lobster, meats, peanuts, peas, soybeans, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, whole-grain products Vitamin B6 – avocados, bananas, bran, brewer’s yeast, carrots,…
Read more

Weight Loss Tips

Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible– all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and using them in a way that works for you.…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more