#1 Piece of Nutrition Advice

Do you want to eat in a way that supports what you do in the gym ­č嬭čĆ╝or on the fieldÔÜż´ŞĆ? The number one piece of nutrition advice that I give to almost every athlete/active individual I encounter is to eat 3-5 meals per day and center each around 20-40 grams of protein. Protein helps toContinue reading “#1 Piece of Nutrition Advice”

DIY Healthy Diet

  Many of us find ourselves with more┬áthan ideal amounts of body fat. Listening to a┬áPhysique Science Radio podcast the other day, Layne Norton┬ásaid something that resounded with me; talking about the national obesity problem he stated┬áthat, contrary to what one may think, we are actually really good at losing weight. Many obese or overweightContinue reading “DIY Healthy Diet”

Supplement Showcase: BCAAs

What are amino acids? What are branched-chain amino acids? What do these have to do with my workouts, and why would I consider spending money on them? Amino Acids Amino acids are the building blocks of protein molecules, linked together in chains of thousands of┬ácombinations. They wind and loop to make various configurations┬áof proteins, andContinue reading “Supplement Showcase: BCAAs”

Fit Food For Thought

I’ve been doing well so far with my resolution to track food intake daily. ┬áMy Macros+ is the tracking app I’ve been using because it allows me to input my macro goals, and it shows my accumulations throughout the day. It also has a barcode scanning function to search for foods and populate the nutritionContinue reading “Fit Food For Thought”

Protein is King

┬á┬áProtein Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein. There are 20 different amino acid. To make proteins, they are joined in arrangements of a few dozen to hundreds called polypeptides. Nonessential amino acids are made (synthesized) by the human body and essential amino acids are not made by the body but must be obtainedContinue reading “Protein is King”