Category: Nutrition

Balance Your Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar Balance is so important for energy levels, fat loss and cognitive function. Symptoms associated with a Blood Sugar Imbalance are things like:  Weight gain around the abdomen. Anxiety or irritability. Mood Swings or depression. Poor concentration or brain fog. Insomnia or waking up in the middle of the night.  Does this sound like…
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Why Coaches Matter

Making real, lasting lifestyle, diet and behavior changes isn’t a switch you flip. It takes ongoing effort and support. ALOT of ongoing effort and support. I would say even… lifelong effort and support. Am I right?  Now I know, maybe having a coach your WHOLE life is not realistic. But if you are at a…
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Overnight Kale Salad Recipe

In the spirit of our blog post a few weeks back on understanding oils, I thought I would share one of my favorite, delicious, go-to salad recipes.                                I love this marinated kale salad for quick meal-prep lunches. You can whip this…
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The Confusing World of Vegetable Oils :/

Do you feel sluggish? Having a hard time recovering from workouts or losing weight?                                   Reducing inflammation in the body is hugely important for these things, and your health at large. This starts with the confusing world of vegetable…
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The Benefits of Cheat Meals

Cheat meals are important for hormone regulation, maintaining your metabolism and keeping you sane. If you’re in a calorie deficit for long periods of time, your body will start to think you’re in famine (starvation mode) and your hormones and metabolism will down-regulate accordingly. There’s plenty of research on this, google it. My point is,…
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Hotel Must Haves

I feel so blessed every day that sport has taken me all over the world. BUT we all know traveling can come with challenges. I need to make conscious decisions so I don’t have excuses to set aside my health because I’m not in a routine. Prioritize yourself on the road, and doing so at home will feel so much easier. When…
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Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions… This is kind of a tricky title because much of the time Tom and I don’t even eat breakfast! Most days, we follow an intermittent fasting protocol or time-restricted eating. However, for me, it’s dependent on training time. If I’m training (practicing) in the morning, I’ll eat something before being in the…
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Smart Goals

Two things that I feel I need to yell about today: ➡️ ONE: There are better ways to track your progress than the number on the scale! Tracking inches, skin folds, etc is important as well and gives a more complete picture. BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY: Focus on mood, sleep, energy levels and how you actually…
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Quick Inspiration

Some days I’ll wake up feeling ready to take on the whole damn world. Today I woke up at the ungodly hour of 5 am for the last day of body composition testing for the Cityscape CrossFit transformation challenge and lemme tell ya.. IT’S DARK…. This dark 👆.. & I’m not feeling like much of…
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