Can Alcohol be Part of a Healthy Diet?

Will it matter that much if I drink? The question of drinking alcohol or not comes up a lot, and many of my clients wonder if alcohol should be totally off limits. In this video, I discuss why the answer depends...

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Healthy Tailgate Recipe- Chorizo-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

The first home Gamecock Football game is right around the corner! Don't ruin your diet by munching on wings, chip, and burgers all day! Try this healthy tailgate recipe: pork tenderloin...guaranteed to be the star of the tailgate! Chorizo-Stuffed Pork...

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Fueling to Get the Most Out of Your Training

Are you  getting the most out of your training? Learn why pre-workout fueling is essential for an effective training session. A good training session allows your body to positively adapt to the training stimulus. Think better results, faster! How does...

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Eating Healthy While Dining Out

How-To: Eating Healthy While Dining Out I can't even tell you the number of times I broke my healthy eating streak because I couldn't resist a night out to dinner with the girls or with my family. Not only would...

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5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know

5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know Food corporations and manufacturers all have one common goal: To get as much money from you as possible. I am here to make sure you get the best out of...

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Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking

Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking Did you know that a full day of backpacking can translate to your body burning upwards of 3,000-4,000 calories a day? Most backpackers out on the trails tend to under fuel in attempt...

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Are All Calories Created Equal

The answer is unfortunately, no.  I frequently get asked the question: “Is weight loss just simply calories in vs. calories out?” or “What is more important, what you eat or how much you eat?” To answer the first question,...

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Prepping For Success

Have you ever heard the old adage that you can’t out train a bad diet? When it comes to fitness, reaching your goals is about 10% the time you spend in the gym and 90% the time you spend...

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The South Carolina State Fair: Take home memories, not calories

Fall is here and the state fair is rolling into town. Beginning October 8th through October 19, the space we know so well for tailgating will soon be covered with farm animals, games, rides, concerts and all the fried...

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Don’t Wait Till New Year’s to Beat the Holiday Bulge!

Christmas and New Year’s is right around the corner and we know what that means…lots of food and little to no exercise! What comes next? Everyone in the gym on January 2nd exercising like their life depends on it,...

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