Nutrition and Training

Three 1,500 Calorie Meal Plans Using My Recipes

Three 1,500 Calorie Meal Plans Using My Recipes

Meal plans get a lot of hate, and I get it. Most are cookie cutter food lists with approved foods and never ever eat that again foods. Or maybe you get lucky and find one with cottage cheese and lettuce wraps three times a day. Ew. My goal […]

How to Calculate Calorie Needs and Macronutrient Ratios

How to Calculate Calorie Needs and Macronutrient Ratios

Before we get into the details of how to calculate calorie needs, I’d like to establish this is but one way to calculate calorie and macronutrient needs. Every coach, system, or calculator has a unique way to calculate a starting point for body composition changes […]

How to Find the Best Protein Powder for Your Goals Without Overpaying

How to Find the Best Protein Powder for Your Goals Without Overpaying

Protein powder is a large part of my everyday life. I use it in recipes, mix it with water to drink during workouts, and use it when I’m unable to reach my desired amount of protein for any day. If you have seen any of […]

Free High Protein Cookbook: 20+ High Protein Chocolate Recipes

Free High Protein Cookbook: 20+ High Protein Chocolate Recipes

As a fellow chocolate lover, I know how the real the struggle can be. Chocolate, as great as it is, can be a problematic food both in its high calorie content and ability to trigger cravings. That’s why so many of my recipes are based […]

6 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

6 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

You started a diet and have been eating better, exercising, drinking more water, and doing all the right things for a few weeks. Yet, the scale isn’t moving and you’re growing more frustrated by the day. And you begin to think: “Maybe I’m not destined […]

5 Easy High Volume Recipes for Fat Loss and Healthy Eating Without Feeling Hungry

5 Easy High Volume Recipes for Fat Loss and Healthy Eating Without Feeling Hungry

It’s time to stop worrying about which foods are best for fat loss or “ramping up” your metabolism. Fat loss occurs in the presence of a calorie deficit or eating fewer calories than your body needs for maintaining its core operations. When this happens, your body […]