Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

The value of nutrient timing and meal frequency has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. Most studies have shown that, for us simple folks who aren’t making a living off of training, it just simply doesn’t matter that much. But, since there's still a lot of...

Thoughts from the First Month of the Year

Thoughts from the First Month of the Year

I. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” (Confucius)  I first learned about setting daily small goals a few years back, but its importance never dawned on me until now. Recently, in my Sports Psychology class, I was introduced to an...

3 Tips For a Better Squat

3 Tips For a Better Squat

  Before we dive into this article, let me be the first to say that squatting is anything but easy. Not only is the exercise itself physically challenging, the technical execution can be daunting for those who are still learning the lift. One of my goals as a coach is...

The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss

The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss

Why is protein regarded as the king of macronutrients? You might already be aware of its importance when it comes to building muscle and regulating bodily functions, but did you know it can also help you lose fat more efficiently? For those seeking to lose weight,...

If It Fits Your Macros… Eat It! Part 2

If It Fits Your Macros… Eat It! Part 2

  In Part 1 of this series, I introduced the concept of IIFYM (Flexible Dieting), the different types of macronutrients and how energy is used by the body. In this article, I will show you step by step how you can calculate your own caloric and macronutrient targets,...

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