Am I Eating Enough Protein?

Am I Eating Enough Protein?

Eating enough protein throughout the day to support the body’s needs can be a challenge for some and confusing for others. Most of the time when we think of protein, we automatically think of animals that walk, fly, swim or at least have a mother. Well, we know not...
Almost 40

Almost 40

Now that I am almost 40, I have noticed my body doesn’t work quite as well as it used to. Even though I eat healthy and work out frequently, I have noticed I don’t recover as easily, I have a lot of trouble sleeping, my PMS and periods are out of control, and I...
Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Overnight oats have been my “go-to” for breakfast. Not only are they quick and easy, but they are nutritious, versatile (use different ingredients) and tasty! Oats are also a great source of fiber. They contain high amounts of both soluble and insoluble fiber. ...
How Much Exercise Will Make My Pants Fit?!

How Much Exercise Will Make My Pants Fit?!

One of my childhood besties @piecesofmomlife recently gave a shout-out to some advice I shared with her in regards to her “pants not fittin quite right”! She had been following an evidence based program for well over a year but like...
What I’ve Learned about “GOOD” Fat!

What I’ve Learned about “GOOD” Fat!

I have been studying nutrition and exercise since I was 14 years old, this is the age I became obsessed with my body. I wanted to know everything I could about food and the effect it had on my body as well as understand how exercise could manipulate my body. I admit,...
Better Your Golf Swing

Better Your Golf Swing

Golf….a sport I will always struggle with. My degree was in Sports and Fitness Management; therefore, I had a few fun easy courses (or so I thought) I got to choose from each semester. One year, I took a golf class. I thought to myself, “I lift weights, I should be...
BCAAs

BCAAs

What are BCAAs and why are they important?  For starters amino acids are the broken down or “usable” form of protein for our bodies. For example, when you eat a piece of chicken it’s broken down or metabolized into amino acids so our bodies can make use of...