Plant Based Protein vs Meat Based Protein – Which is Superior for Building Muscle and Recovery?

Which protein source is better for building muscle? For my clients, getting the right source, and the proper amount of protein is a top priority for optimal performance, building muscle, and faster recovery. However, it can be tricky to navigate the...

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How Much Protein Do I Need For Optimal Health and Performance?

Protein: Is too much of a good thing not a good thing? Protein is a necessary macronutrient that is necessary for life but does that mean we can eat it in unlimited quantities? The amount of protein one person needs is...

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Building the Perfect Protein Shake

We've all seen those big dudes at the gym walking around like the Incredible Hulk, poking their chests out, and staring at themselves in the mirror.  While some of them drive me absolutely insane (Can you please stop admiring...

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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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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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Post-Workout Fueling for Recovery

"Do I need a protein shake following a workout?" Sigh, if I had a dollar for every time I was asked this question, I might be a millionaire by now! This is one of the top questions I get asked most frequently,...

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Performance Promoting Foods: A Grocery Shopping How-To

Wondering what foods are the best performance promoting foods? This video is on what foods will help to improve your performance versus foods that prevent improvements in your performance. Check it out for some helpful tips on how to...

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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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