Throughout this website's existence, I've discussed nutrition ad-nauseum. In our society, it's important that people know the RIGHT types of foods they should eat given the high quantity of low quality options we encounter a daily basis.
While my clients initially come to me for exercise programs and fitness-related advice, I always get asked this question after the first couple of training sessions: What should I eat for breakfast? It's a good one.
If you've kept up with the workings of the food industry this past week, then you're likely to have heard that Whole Foods, the most popular chain of organic grocery stores in the United States, is dropping Chobani yogurt products from its offerings.
I was very lucky enough to attend an amazing dinner with one of my favorite holistic nutritionist and nutritionist consultants. She has inspired me for the last three years to clean up my diet and make some changes that have really affected the way I look at food for fuel and nurishment. I've always been an advocate of The Zone but am slowly integrating some amazing paloelithic ways of eating. No, I am not eating weird meats and fully off of carbs, but I have eliminated legumes and some grains.
DIETS DON'T WORK (My top 3 secrets) Never gone on a diet in my life. The see- food diet doesn't count right? I'm far from perfect when it come to food, yet I have remained around 5 pounds, up and down from my ideal weight, for the last 10 years. Wanna know my secret? 1. Limited sugar consumption- 20 years ago I had severe allergic reaction every time I even looked at sugar. That has passed.
We've all been there before: dieting and exercising hard for months, dropping 98% of that excess visceral fat, but then... WE GET STUCK?! Impossible! You've been getting 6-8 hours of sleep more often than not, have eaten well a vast majority of the time and continue pushing your threshold in the gym. What gives? Aren't those three things the keys to avoiding a plateau and continual success? The answer: Yes and No.