Posts Tagged "calories"

Let’s Discuss Calories

Let’s Discuss Calories

Probably the hottest topic in the world of dieting! I will divulge what considerations are necessary for calories, when it comes to shedding body fat. If you want to skip my intro on why I don’t have clients count calories, go ahead and skip to the second half. :) No, I don’t advise my clients to obsess over counting calories. Rather, I teach them proper portions of foods, and to choose the best foods in each category of macronutrients: proteins, carbs and fats. Once clients learn, through practice and tracking, what the correct portions and the best options are and how to put meals together, they are then consuming the correct amount of calories for them....

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You Boozehound! Now What?

You Boozehound! Now What?

So, yesterday was one of those days when you needed to bust up the squeaky clean routine.  You needed to pretend there wasn’t a concept of tomorrow, to put your nine-to-five up on the shelf and enjoy yourself! Michael Jackson was with you the whole way. Bet you’re feeling pretty lousy, huh? Eyes are heavy and darting, heart is racing once you sit up, but your abs look great? Trust me, you’ll inflate once you eat again! You want something potato-based and covered in some lard-like syrup asap. Am I right? Well, there is a way that you can lessen that feeling (of course learning from your mistake of surpassing your fifth drink is the best one, but nobody...

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Anticipating Popularity: ALCOHOL AND FITNESS

You know, I was never very good at writing short stories for school.  I could write and write, what could be seen as an attempt for a novel, but to compress something huge was so difficult. Writing a short post about issues that are deserving of their own special encyclopedia is extremely difficult! But I’m going to attempt to prioritize the most important things we need to know about alcohol and fitness.  (To discuss alcohol and health will need to be another post altogether.) I think every client I’ve ever worked with has asked me my opinions on alcohol and training. I am always frank and honest.  Alcohol is empty calories, is dehydrating and can be...

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Your First Clean-Eating Step

The first step begins with deciding to eat from home more often, and planning your grocery shopping before you go.  This is probably one of the most beneficial moves you can make in accomplishing making your body much leaner and healthier. Eating out is the fastest way to GAIN excess fat, because of excess calories and fat, and eating in is in turn the fastest way to LOSE excess fat by remaining consistent, choosing your foods wisely and being prepared to avoid hunger and cravings. What you bring home from the grocery store is going to be your big determining factor.  Make a list of all of the classic foods that you will purchase repeatedly, write them down, take your...

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