EXCITING NEWS: I finish my master’s degree in Exercise Science-Fitness and Wellness Promotion from California University of PA, in T-minus 3 weeks! It has been such an amazing, time-consuming and most of all, valuable process. During this process, I have had the opportunity to learn from some amazing students who were in this process with… Continue reading Why is your diet failing?
SPRING FEVER ONE MONTH BACK TO FITNESS CHALLENGE This program is a great option for weight loss, building nutrition and fitness habits and being held accountable by me, as your trainer and a group of motivated individuals with similar goals. Challenge program Details: $85 to enter at time of registration After payment is received, you… Continue reading SPRING FEVER ONE-MONTH CHALLENGE!
I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g Fat: 9g Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad
Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.
This may be the most macro-friendly, satisfying recipe on the planet. Nutrition Info: Serves: 5 Serving: 2 Fajita's with 1/5 filling Calories: 231 Protein: 43 g. Carbs: 8 g. Fat: 5 g. Ingredients: 2 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breast (sliced into thin strips) 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. ground cumin… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas
Many of my clients have been asking for a sample day of eating. Here is a day that fits my current macro-nutrient percentages pretty closely. Remember, this exact day may not work for you because, most likely, we are allowed different percentages of Carbs, Fat and Protein because we are different people with many different… Continue reading A Sample Day of Eating
I do the best I can to get the most volume out of my macros (carbs, fat and protein). I want the most satisfying snacks and meals that take up the least amount of my daily macros and still taste deeee-lish! This breakfast sandwich is a great snack, pre or post workout or, of course,… Continue reading Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich
Am I the only one who references Gwen Stefani- Hollaback Girl every time I spell the word banana? This recipe is a great option for breakfast, pre-workout or when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Nutrition: Calories: 328 Protein: 17 grams Carbs: 50 grams Fat: 9 grams Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes-Power Cakes (buttermilk… Continue reading Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes
Hitting those protein macros can be so difficult sometimes (and expensive) Try adding 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey to Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt and mix well. Some of my favorites are: Orange Cream, apples and cinnamon, peanut butter banana, and cherry! Calories: 150 Carbs: 15 grams Fat: 0.5 grams Protein: 21 grams Happy Eating!… Continue reading Greek Yogurt with Whey
Nutrition Information: Servings: 7 Serving Size: About 1.5 cups Calories: 360 Carbs: 31 grams Fat: 9.4 grams Protein: 37 grams Ingredients: 2 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 lbs. 94% Lean Ground Turkey 1- 28 oz. Can of 100% natural diced tomatoes 2- 15.5 oz. cans of black beans, drained and rinsed 2 small-medium… Continue reading Turkey Chili