Cravings: Totally Normal, Totally Reversible
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  Do you ever feel guilty for giving in to cravings? Have you ever felt remorse for eating dessert? You are not alone. In fact, you stand with every other person in today’s western society, because we all know what … Read More

No Purpose, No Progress: Why You Can’t Wait for Happiness
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Stop hoping for happiness tomorrow. Happiness is being engaged in the process. – Aristotle  Every so often I come across an article that I need to share, and yesterday a friend of mine forwarded such an article: A Better Kind … Read More

Eat Well, Save Money
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This article was originally published at The Huffington Post “Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Part 2: Finding Your Best Diet
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Paleo. Atkins. Zone. Dukan. Bodybuilding. Raw. South Beach. Weight Watchers. If It Fits Your Macros. Carb Backloading. The list of diets is never-ending and for each one you research, you’ll find gushing testimonials: “It worked for me, you’ve got to … Read More

How Much Exercise Is Enough?
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I wanted to make a quick post about the new Current Biology study that’s making the rounds: Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Adaptation to Physical Activity in Adult Humans. This paper demonstrates that there is a threshold for how much … Read More

From Resolution To Reality: How To Make Real Change
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The winter months are a very strange time for the human psyche. The holidays give us an excuse to throw healthy eating to the wind and to put fitness goals on the backburner. One or two social events can quickly … Read More

Healthy Detox 101: Why Cleanses Are Crap
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A couple years ago I wrote an article for the Huffington Post on cleanses and how to give your body a healthy detox. The more clients I work with, the more research I read and the more I grow to … Read More

Why Health-First Should Be Priority-One
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My entire coaching practice is based on a health-first approach. By helping my clients improve their overall health, body composition and performance goals inevitably follow suit- and in a sustainable manner. I pride myself on this approach and the results … Read More

Video Log 1: Intro To Lean Gains
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Ladies and gentlemen! I have started to YouTube some short videos that will detail my next few months as I rehab from my knee procedure and attempt to gain 10lbs of muscle while getting back into shape for the 2016 … Read More

Creating Success: How To Grocery Shop & Meal Prep
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When I first started helping people with their nutrition (many moons ago), my approach started with meal plans. If someone came to me asking what they should eat, I’d whip up a plan and throw it at them with the … Read More

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