5 Strategies for Healthy Families

When it comes to healthy eating, it is definitely a family affair! The foods and beverages that you consume can affect your current and future health. Did you know that that 1 in every 3 children are considered overweight or obese? Research has shown that an obese 2 year old has a 75% chance of […]

Is Intermittent Fasting for Me?

We must get asked once a week what are your thoughts on intermittent fasting!  Well, the term Intermittent Fasting (IF), is when your basically alternating intervals of extreme caloric reduction with periods of normal eating. Most advocates of (IF) will tell you it helps with weight loss or that it reduces inflammation and will help […]

Myth Buster Monday: Carbs are BAD!

One thing we hear on a daily basis from our new clients is that carbs are bad. This is a MYTH! Our body needs carbs! Carbs are our body’s main source of fuel and our brains live off carbohydrates. They are an important source of fuel for workouts and every day functions. Some carbs cause more of […]

Do You Drink Enough?

8 Tips To Drinking More Water (Aim for 80+ ounces per day): Carry a water bottle around with you Get a big cup so you only have to fill it up 2-3 times per day to easily keep track of how much you are drinking Drink out of a straw Flavor your water with fresh […]

Donuts After Workouts?

Main Points:  Don’t workout on an empty stomach If you do CrossFit first thing in the morning, have a liquid form of carbs & protein Examples of Pre-workout snacks: Shake with almond milk Fruit puree with protein powder Greek yogurt Hydrate BEFORE you get to the gym Bring something with you to have after your […]

Health Benefits of Omega-3s

Did you know that the health benefits of omega-3s go far beyond increasing your HDL aka good cholesterol? Studies link DHA and EPA omega-3s to management of mood disorders, brain health, blood pressure management, ADHD, helping with recovery and muscle recovery after workouts as well as decreased risk for many cancers. Make sure you are […]

Food 4 Fuel: Nutrition for Competition

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Food4Fuel: Competition Nutrition I have received many questions recently from crossfit athletes regarding how to eat before and during competitions. When competing multiple events during the course of a day, there are some things that you should keep in mind. You want fuel your body with foods that you can break down and absorb quickly. […]

5 Nutrition Tips for Crossfit Athletes

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How can you ensure that all your hardwork at the box is giving you optimal results? Crossfit athletes push themselves as hard as they can during WODs, but many lack the knowledge about proper nutrition pre and post-workout. Most crossfitters don’t realize that nutrition, hydration and recovery is what enables athletes to have optimal performance. […]

How to Eat In the Zone: Following the Zone Diet

Dr. Sears explains the Zone Diet in an easy to understand manner. The Zone diet is referred to an “anti-inflammatory diet.” Main Points: 2/3 fruits & veggies and 1/3 lean meats Incorporate many different colors on your plate You have flexibility, but balance is key!