1. Banana Chocolate Cracker Overnight Oatmeal

    This is a great recipe to make for breakfast when you do not have time in the morning to make oatmeal on the stove. If you love eating bananas and chocolate, you will love this! Ingredients (for making 1 serving): 1/2 cup Oats (i.e. Quaker oats) 1/2 cup Milk (i.e. 1%) 1 Banana, sliced 1… Continue Reading »
  2. Lemon Protein Balls

    This is a great recipe to make for a snack or dessert. Remember to limit your intake. Moderation is key! Ingredients: 2 scoops Vanilla Protein Powder (i.e. nuts ‘n more – vanilla cake batter) 1 cup Coconut Flakes 4 tablespoons Lemon Juice Zest of 2 Lemons 4 tablespoons Honey Directions: Stir all ingredients together in… Continue Reading »
  3. How To Control Cortisol

    Cortisol is referred to as the catabolic hormone which is associated with breaking down tissue. When your cortisol level is high due to excessive stress, overtraining, not sleeping well and/or bad nutrition, you can easily gain weight, feel sluggish and your muscle tissue can start breaking down. Below are some ways to help control your… Continue Reading »
  4. Protein / Carbohydrates

    In the fitness industry, questions regarding protein and carbohydrates come up a lot. The body needs both protein and carbohydrates to grown, maintain, repair itself and increase lean body mass. Protein is needed to build and repair body tissues and structures. The recommendation for a strength athlete would be to consume 0.5 to 0.8 grams… Continue Reading »
  5. Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

    A question that comes up a lot in the fitness industry is, Does muscle weigh more than fat? Majority of people think muscle weighs more than fat, this is a myth. A pound of one item weighs the same as a pound of another item. Five pounds of muscle weighs the same as five pounds… Continue Reading »