Weight Loss 101: Stop Snacking
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One of the most common issues that I see in my daily practice is the belief that eating 5-6 times per day is a necessary and healthy habit. While there are no hard and fast rules on how many times … Read More

The Keys to Sustainable Weight Loss
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  This article was originally published at The Huffington Post Are you gaining weight despite “doing all the right things?” When it comes to fat loss, more exercise and less food is not always the answer. Although this approach makes … 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

Lean Gains: How To Increase Strength While Losing Body Fat
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*Note: This article is intended for athletes who are already engaged in tracking their macronutrient intake. It’s normal to want to tackle a six-pack and a 400-pound squat at the same time, but if you’re at a zero-pack and a … Read More

Strongman Nutrition: How To Eat For Strength
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When I began competing in Strongman at the age of 24, I was eating everything in sight without any real idea of how to eat for strength. My diet consisted of frozen foods, lots of pork, and whatever I could … Read More

How To Prevent Aging Through Diet and Exercise
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Aging is a natural part of the human existence and whether we like it or not, here is the cold, hard truth: We peak physically in our twenties and have to be increasingly vigilant as we age to maintain our … 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

Breakfast: The Most Important Domino of the Day
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I’ve been coaching clients for several years now, long before I became associated with Body IO®. I’m a huge proponent of Carb Backloading™ (CBL), as it was the catalyst for my ascent in the sport of Strongman, so clients are always … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Is There a Best Diet? Part 1
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On the heels of last week’s entry about recommended daily protein intake, I thought it would be prudent to try and clarify misconceptions about the other two macronutrients, fats and carbohydrates, and to explore if there really is a “best … 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

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