A Crossfitter’s Health and Performance Transformation

From Unhealthy to Leaner, Stronger, Healthier and Happier! Meet David, a husband, father, a professional and an athlete. Like so many people that seek my help, David wanted to get healthier so he could perform better in life and in...

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Best Weight Loss Diet For Athletes An Active Lifestyle

Spoiler: The best diet is not what you think! If you’re an athlete or an active person, losing weight may not be as easy as one might think. You have to balance eating for energy with eating to elicit a...

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Intermittent Fasting

I recently posted about the ketogenic diet (click here to read if you missed it) but that's not the only option for weight loss these days. Chances are you've heard of intermittent fasting or IF for short. IF is...

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Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss

Have you been considering the ketogenic diet to help you lose weight? Chances are you've heard of your friend or a friend of a friend or that girl on the internet who follows it and has lost a gazillion...

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How to Mindfully Eat Your Way Through the Holidays

Let's face it, the holidays are when most people tend to blow it when it comes to their diet. I've heard people say they literally dread the holidays for this reason....there's so much they can't eat. This simply is...

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Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Nutrition Edition

Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least.  The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...

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Becoming More Than Just a Number: My Journey with an Eating Disorder

I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity.  I remember growing up wanting to be a professional soccer player like Mia Hamm.  In my room,...

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Kielbasa & Vegetables

I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up.  While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...

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Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...

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Working Out to Maximize Fat-Burn: Less Time, More Results

Ever heard of EPOC? Yeah, neither had I until I started taking graduate-level Exercise Science courses. Now that I’ve learned quite a bit about it, I just have to clear something up: EPOC is a beautiful thing. In fact,...

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