Conscious Nutrition: Why Nutritional Habits are Better Than Macros
Conscious Nutrition: Why Nutritional Habits are Better Than Macros
Nov 19 2018

Athletes know that in order to reach peak fitness you have to put gas in the tank.  What happens though, if you have a leak in your gas tank, or if your engine can’t take in gas, or if you flood yo...

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Cool Down and Post Workout Fueling
Cool Down and Post Workout Fueling
Dec 10 2018

The main takeaways: 1) The recovery process starts once your session has finished 2) Easy blood flow and mindful stretching post training are great tools to start the recovery process 3) Diaphragmatic breathing is a great tool to help transition the body from a sympathetically driven state to a parasympathetic state 4) Ensure your body has cooled down before consuming food or shakes post workout 5) Prioritize food hygiene (great chewing, sitting down, relaxing) when consuming food post workout 6) Post Workout macronutrient prescriptions and the food choices within it are highly individualized

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Importance of Hydration
Importance of Hydration
Dec 17 2018

The ability to hydrate our cells transcends nearly any other somatic control and choice we make as humans. Though our bodies are comprised of nearly 60% water, it does not neglect the fact that it’...

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Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day
Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day
Jan 14 2019

What does breakfast mean? Breaking our fast, of course. Coming out of an 8-9 hour period where food intake is halted, our body begins to upregulate various hormones and enzymes for nourishment. The...

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Understand Your Poop
Understand Your Poop
Jan 28 2019

Poop. We all do it. Excreting out waste we don’t need. While it may be a “faux paw” to talk about poop, there’s a ton of value we can extract from our poop. In this post, we are going to talk about...

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Why Should We Mix Up Our Proteins?
Why Should We Mix Up Our Proteins?
Feb 18 2019

Proteins are one of three macronutrients we consume in our food. Arguably the most important as they are the building blocks for the body. One aspect regarding protein consumption that often gets n...

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Why Athletes Need Fats
Why Athletes Need Fats
Mar 05 2019

But I thought fat makes you fat? Eh, there’s a bit more to it than that. In this post, we are going to discuss why we need fat and why it’s an important tool in an athlete’s diet. The points we wil...

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Why CrossFit Athletes Need Carbs
Why CrossFit Athletes Need Carbs
Mar 05 2019

The athlete and the goal will always dictate the training and nutritional program. Each athlete is unique, and so should their program reflect that. For the sake of our discussion, we are going to ...

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10 Shades of Fruits and Vegetables Per Day
10 Shades of Fruits and Vegetables Per Day
Apr 08 2019

When it comes to nourishment, one prescription we give out to all our clients is a bountiful assortment of colors in their diet each day from fruits and vegetables. In this blog post we are going t...

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Who Should Be Taking Supplements?
Who Should Be Taking Supplements?
May 07 2019

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me about supplements, I’d have a lot of dollars. The market utilizes our culture’s “quick fix” mentality to sell supplements aimed at mitigating all t...

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