Nutrition

Endurance Athlete Nutrition

I write my own articles, maintain my website, and post on social media. However there are times when I come across another trainer’s article that I want to share with you. This is such an example  – Endurance Athlete Nutrition. Both Nancy Clark and I publish articles in the American[…]

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list of foods and drinks for endurance athletes

MyFitnessPal Fail

A friend of mine recently called me and asked for help. She had been using MyFitnessPal for months and months, and was frustrated with not reaching any of her goals. I let her vent and tell me everything she wanted to achieve, and how upset she felt. She also shared[…]

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Calorie Counts On Menu – Stop This Foolishness

I shook my head in disbelief when, in 2010, Congress passed a law requiring restaurants, groceries, and convenience store chains with more than 20 locations to post calorie counts for all restaurant-type foods on their menus, display boards, and digital kiosks. It didn’t become effective until May 2018 though, partially[…]

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fast food calorie amounts

Weight Loss Goal

In today’s society, having a weight loss goal seems to be the norm instead of the exception. Whether it be 5 lbs. or 50 lbs., most people say they know what to do yet in reality they don’t because they are unable to maintain the changes they make. This is[…]

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Recipes for Good Health

This article – Recipes for Good Health – was originally written by me and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life, a publication read by 15,000+ professionals in the health and wellness industry. As personal trainers, we work hard to gain the trust of our[…]

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Stalled Weight Loss

It’s almost Independence Day! We’re surrounded by all kinds of reminders about the priceless freedom that we enjoy in our country.  Flags, fireworks, and cookouts with family and friends all symbolize the bravery and determination of our ancestors as they fought to secure our freedom and help our country to[…]

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Blood Sugar Level

With summer comes an abundance of fresh fruity cocktails and lots of ice cream. Unfortunately, these are the foods that can spell danger for your blood sugar level.  The few minutes of pleasure that you derive from those cold, sugary treats can pave the way for decades of chronic illness.[…]

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