Posts Tagged 'tips'

Quick & Easy Food Options | Will Take Less Than 5 Minutes

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If you feel you have too little time to dedicate towards preparing your food, this list is for you. It’s not an exhaustive list but should be an easy starting point for people new to creating more structure in their diet. You don’t necessarily need to weigh everything you eat but you must adjust your goals and expectations when you have a more relaxed approach. If you’re working with a professional you must also realize they can’t provide you with ...

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Make Leaps, Not Baby Steps When Starting Out!

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Creating a lifestyle change, altering eating habits, waking up earlier to get workouts in can all be intimidating and challenging to anyone in the beginning. Instead of aggressively jumping in with both feet you may feel the need for modest baby steps to adjust to these transitions.

After training hundreds of clients over the years I can assure you that’s the last position you want to take! The path of least resistance is not always best. When you seek out a ...

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New USDA Dietary Guidelines

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For 2017 the United States Depepartment of Agriculture released some new dietary guidelines. It notably eased it’s hard restrictions towards cholesterol and sodium while giving the OK for a cup of caffeinated coffee in the morning.

The Washington Post had an excellent article on all of the details so I don’t want to copy and rehash what they’ve already said.

Mainly, I wanted to share the two infographics below as I thought they were a great visualization for how we should ...

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This is the SUREST Path to Sustained Fat Loss You Will Ever Read!

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What I’m about to tell you may not honestly appear be the “quickest” nor the “easiest” path to sustained fat loss. However, it’s definitely & undeniably the “surest”. If you acknowledge quick fixes always fail, then just trust I’m here to try and save you time.

I don’t like to do cardio. It’s boring and I don’t find it fun, if you like it or if one of my clients like it then by all means DO IT! Cardio should not be ...

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Struggling To Eat All Your Clean Calories? A Nutrition Tip On Volume

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When people have been reducing their restaurant trips with more clean home made food choices I’ve had more people lately struggle with getting all their calories in especially the Renaissance Periodization template clients. At the end of the day your calories and macronutrient numbers are what matter. Cleaner diets end up providing a lot more volume of food to consume.

If you eat out a lot you’re more than likely getting a high amount of calories in a low volume amount ...

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VIDEO: How To Perform a Sumo Deadlift

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The Sumo deadlift is my favorite lift. There are many differences between a sumo deadlift and a conventional deadlift and I’ll go over just a few. The deadlift in general, in all of its forms, is really the best way to develop hip and posterior chain (backside of the body) strength and power. In the most simple of terms, the most noticeable difference between the sumo vs conventional lift is simply your stance (wide vs shoulder width).

Below is a video ...

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1 Top Secret Tip To Deadlift More Weight!

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There are quite a few different tips and cues for the deadlift exercise and its many variations. The deadlift happens to be my favorite exercise these days. The ability to lift the most weight compared to other lifts, the total body effort taken to pull the bar from the floor, the focus, etc…

Assuming you do not have any issues with your feet, or any lower body conditions…One tip that should help boost everyones deadlifting total would be to simply lift without ...

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Five Quick Tips To Prevent Injuries | Corrective Exercise

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Five tips of corrective exercise, one should be obvious to even the most novice of exercisers. The other four maybe not so much…Follow these to help prevent injuries

  1. ALWAYS warmup before working with weights, running, jogging, etc. Proper warmup should consist of foam rolling/self myofascial release, light stretching with body weight movements, and then I prefer to run through a short easy circuit that will mimic some of the heavier lifting I’ll be doing later in the workout. Warming up takes ...
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What you need to know about the Glycemic Index

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There are so many diets and fads that claim to be the deepest darkest secret and/or shortcut to get you the body you’re seeking. The reality is some work, some don’t but many are simply different roads that lead to the same destination.

The Glycemic Index is another popular tool at our disposal. Ultimately it will usually push you towards less processed food options. I still cannot emphasize enough how vital logging your food daily is to obtaining and maintaining ...

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American Nutrition Association Nutrition Tips

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I stumbled across this guide by the American Nutrition Association through a Google search and thought it was very good information. It’s their top 10 nutrition recommendations.

Should take you less than 5 minutes to read through and a lot of it is what I’ve been preaching all along but through our conversations I know some of you still skip breakfast, don’t drink enough water, don’t get an adequate mix of protein/carbs/fats! This is a very short but informative ...

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