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Everything You Need to Know on: Cortisol

“I’m lifting heavy, eating perfectly and still I have this extra weight around my abdomen that just won’t budge.  I lift a little more and cut out a few extra carbs. Now I can’t sleep. But I’m working so hard, what the hell is going on?  I’m tapped out. Over trained. Freaking tired. Where has…

The Swole Shake

You’ve just finished working out. You are dehydrated. You have depleted your body of its essential vitamins and minerals. What is your go-to? After finishing a workout, the first thing I do is walk on over to the ONNIT Cafe to grab my favorite post-workout shake.  When it comes to my post-workout nutrition, I want…

Sugar: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Have you been buying food with organic sugar, honey, maple sugar, brown sugar, raw sugar hoping you were making a better choice?  Don’t be fooled: Sugar is sugar is sugar. Other names you will find it under: Fructose, glucose, glucose syrup, beet sugar, cane sugar, caramel, carob syrup, corn syrup, barley malt, dextrose, high fructose…

Low-Carb Pasta Recipe

  Pesto Zucchini Pasta When it comes to eating healthy and trying to stay on track, sometimes it seems as though we must eliminate and sacrifice some of our favorite foods to meet our goals. Once I changed my perspective on food and realized that I wanted to make food choices that I could stick…

6 Ways to Build Conditioning for CrossFitters

Kettlebells are a great tool to build metabolic conditioning, as they are well-suited to training high volume sets with submaximal load. Whether you are looking to build power for your Olympic lifts, increase strength-endurance for EMOM workouts, improve anaerobic capacity, or simply change up your routine – kettlebells are the ideal tool to take your…

My Tips On Nutrition and Getting Shredded

Every day I get the same questions. “What do you eat? What’s your diet like? Why are you so shredded?” Most people want to both look and feel good. I program my training for aesthetic results, but I also aim to enhance performance while improving mobility and durability. As many of you know, obtaining a…

The Swole Bowl

The Swole Bowl is one of my favorite indulgences while not sabotaging my gains or flooding my body with loads of sugar! To me, this is the closest thing to an ice cream substitute, and it’s also dairy free! Check it out! The Swole Bowl One Serving Ingredients: 1 cup of almond yogurt 1 scoops…

What’s The Best Time of Day To Work Out For Weight Loss?

When you’re juggling a million things at once, it can be hard to schedule a workout into your busy day. But whether you’re trying to get fit, gain strength or lose weight, it’s important that you intentionally set aside the time to work out, no matter how busy you may think you are.   If...

Weekly Cardio and Strength Sessions: What Amount Is “Right” For You?

If you’re new to working out, one of the first questions you probably have is how often you should be exercising each week. Whether your goal is to get stronger, shed fat, or drastically improve your fitness levels, the first step is planning out your weekly sessions so you can stay consistent with your hard…

My Guide to Austin, Texas

Austin is known for its bats, live music, and nonetheless it's food! One of the most frequent things I get asked is where to get some grub when visiting Austin. Here are some of things to do, places, to visit, and things to eat. Though I try to maintain a strict diet, I do like...
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