What You Need to Know About Fish Oil

Most of us are aware that fish oil is good. It helps your joints, your brain, reducing risks of diabetes, arthritis, it can help your mood… the list goes on. However, in my never-ending quest to call out the supplement industry on the amount of BS they sell consumers, there are so many horrible fishContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Fish Oil”

How to Avoid Gaining A Million Pounds on Thanksgiving

Okay, okay a million is a little dramatic, but gaining weight and binging on Thanksgiving is accurate. Believe me, I get it. I come from a long line of people who know how to cook and are incredibly passionate about good food. Going home for Thanksgiving is like entering Disneyland for my belly. Every single dishContinue reading “How to Avoid Gaining A Million Pounds on Thanksgiving”

Can You Know TOO Much?

Now that I’ve finished Jim Stoppani’s Superman program (final blog post, thoughts, review coming!), I’ve been looking at the rest of the year. I know most people in the fitness industry spend time focusing on bulking during the winter months, so they don’t have to stay lean, I’ve been looking at what I want toContinue reading “Can You Know TOO Much?”

Should You Count Macros? A Beginner’s Guide to IIFYM

If you’ve been around the fitness side of the internet for any length of time, you’ve heard of macro counting, also called IIFYM (if it fits your macros). Once you know how it works, it’s not too hard to follow. The biggest thing is finding the right numbers for your body and your goals, whichContinue reading “Should You Count Macros? A Beginner’s Guide to IIFYM”

Can You Balance Fitness and A Life?

Americans are obsessed with a “balanced” life. Recently I was browsing through the new books section at my local bookstore and almost every single self-help title was along the lines of: “Work-life balance for the busy professional” “How to balance it all as a mom” “Work hard and have fun” “How to balance it all” While work-lifeContinue reading “Can You Balance Fitness and A Life?”