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Planning for Progression

7 August 2011

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Planning for Progression

So eventhough it is still 2.5 months away, the excitement for the Ragnar relay is building up.  My runs have improved in their speed, my stamina, my gait, all of it!  Truth of the matter is, without proper planning none of it would be possible.  Here are some tips that have helped me that can […]

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Week #4: The Nutrition Project

23 July 2011

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Week #4: The Nutrition Project

So we are at the end of week #4 on this nutrition journey, or experiment as I like to call it.  In all honesty, I feel fantastic!  The food tracking has been on a daily basis and has allowed me to keep a close eye on the nutrition content of the foods I eat.  Now […]

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Bring on the Protein!

2 July 2011

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Bring on the Protein!

OK, so we have reached the end of our first week on the nutrition program and I must say, I am feeling great!  This week has been good in a few respects. I notice my training sessions are more effective for my clients.  I am more focused and more attentive then ever.  This is great […]

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The Nutrition Project

30 June 2011

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The Nutrition Project

Today I am beginning a project in which I will be following a nutrition plan consisting of protein shakes, veggies, fruit, and a single larger meal.  The contents will include beans, tuna, tofu, veggies, fruit, and the occasional energy drink if needed.  I a embarking upon this journey with the expectation of discovering how it […]

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Cabbage, I Knew it All Along

20 March 2011

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Cabbage, I Knew it All Along

Ok, so I tell people all the time how I make all my salads with shredded cabbage instead of lettuce.  To be honest, I was doing it for the a) crunch and b) cheapness.  It tastes just ike lettuce to me and frankly, I've been on the bandwagon for a while.   I just came […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 4

24 January 2011

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RULE #4: Track Your Food!  I am not in any way promoting any certain diet or fad or suggesting that you cut out all those foods you love so dearly.  All I am saying is that you need to keep track of what you are putting in your body, especially if you are trying to […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 3

22 January 2011

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RULE #3: Set a Goal!  As a trainer, I know how important it is to have goals to strive for.  Going through life, or your workouts, without a goal in mind can be detrimental to your progression.  Think of it this way, if you start a new task and don't know where the end is, […]

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How Important is Your Diet?

12 January 2011

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SO important!  Let me say this, with all the clients I have worked with and all the workouts I have gone through, the most results were seen from those who kept track of their food.  Tracking your food makes you more aware of what you are eating, allows you to see the calories, protein, fat, […]

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