Fun ways to stay hydrated this Summer!

It’s just May, but we’re already feeling the Summer heat! Even though the thermometer may say 85, you know it feels like 100 degrees out there. With the Summer heat upon us, it is very important to stay hydrated, especially if you are working out. Did you know that even being 1-2% dehydrated can be detrimental to your workouts or …

5 Ways to Detox Daily

Sometimes we all feel like we need a detox. You probably notice it in your belly first. Maybe you feel swollen, and maybe your brain feels a little foggy. We can experience these symptoms when we’ve eaten foods that do not agree with us, and of course from ingesting alcohol. Our bodies and brain can even become addicted to certain …

Spice it up!

Do you feel like you are eating the same things every week? How boring!   To be honest, I remember saying “I can eat the same thing every day and be happy with it.” That is how I used to eat. I used to eat oats, tuna, eggs, egg whites, ezekiel bread and nuts. I ate this way because I …

Eat Like An Athlete

You’ve heard of Michael Phelps eating up to 12,000 calories per day. Unfortunately, most of us don’t train 8 hours a day as a full time job, so we cannot afford to eat that much. But, if you are an athlete or workout on a daily basis, your needs will be different compared to someone who is sedentary.  Whether you …

All About Macros – Part 2

Part 1 of “All About Macros” explained what macronutrients are, and we also went over several examples of each type of macro. Now that you are familiar with the terms, let’s go over how to use the concept of counting macros to your advantage. Remember the days of calorie counting? Those days are so over, and macros are the cool …

All About Macros – Part 1

Macros are all the rage now, especially around CrossFit gyms and fitness enthusiasts. Macros were also the foundation behind developing Perfect Fuel Meals. So what do “macros” even mean? Here is a breakdown of what macros are, how they work, and why you should pay attention to them. Macros is an abbreviated term for the word macronutrients. Macronutrients consist of …