Nutrition

Meal Prep For Parents Part 4: One Meal, Many Obstacles

There’s a running joke in the fitness industry that young and naive personal trainers often give laughable lifestyle advice to “real” adults with careers, spouses, and kids. Here’s what I’m talking about: (By the way, Eric Cressey is a great guy to follow for a mix of experience and research-based athletic performance advice.) I used…...

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Meal Prep For Parents: Part 3

7 Practical Meal Prep Tips To Try Out  This is going to be a super short installment of the “Meal Prep For Parents” series that I’ve been writing for you, so before we get into today’s content, I would encourage you to read the first two lessons if you haven’t already – the tips ahead…...

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Meal Prep For Parents: Part 2

Tips. Tricks. Hacks. Shortcuts. Magic bullets. Magic potions.  These certainly aren’t all the same things, but they all run in the same vein: Whatever it is that you’re doing, you want to make sure you’re not wasting your time or effort. In this multi-post guide of meal prep for parents, you’ll find a lot of…...

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Meal Prep For Parents: Part 1

I’m a parent, and you might be too.  At the time of writing, my wife and I have a 14 month old daughter and another baby on the way – needless to say, our cooking priorities changed pretty drastically 14 months ago, and will probably do so again in a few months! Even if you’re…...

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Calorie Counting vs. Intuitive Eating

In the never ending battle of “Which diet is best?,” many names come and go – Keto, Paleo, South Beach, Zone, Atkins, Weight Watchers, to name a few. In more recent years, two dietary approaches have gained quite a bit of traction, and have consequently garnered quite a few questions as well. Today, we’re talking…...

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What Foods Are Most Filling?

One of the most challenging aspects of dieting for losing weight is hunger. As a quick review, body fat is energy storage – if you consistently eat more energy (measured in calories) than your body uses, you will store it as body fat. If you consistently eat less energy (calories) than your body uses, it…...

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25 Meal Prep Tips

Meal prep is easy if you have the right tactics, the right skills, the right tools, and the right mindset. Here are 25 quick tips to help you out: 1. Use a rice cooker. 🍚 They’re easier to clean, can make larger portions, and are more hands-off than pots and pans. 2. Eat the same…...

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Snacks, Snacks, Snacks

More than almost any other topic, I get asked about snacks seemingly on a daily basis. The topic of snacks and snacking could be super complicated or super simple depending on how you approach it. I’m going to try and land somewhere in the middle with this post – we’ll talk about some specifics while…...

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10 Fat Loss Questions That Miss The Point

I was tempted to title this article “10 Dieting Variables That Don’t Matter.” As much as my coaching philosophies center around making big complicated topics much more simple and easily digestible, this would have been a bit of an oversimplification. Here’s the short and the long of dieting for the sake of fat loss: There…...

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Meal Prep Grocery List

When you think about grocery shopping, what comes to mind? …loud, busy crowds of people in your way? …tons of fresh, colorful, delicious produce? …dirty carts with squeaky wheels that don’t drive straight? …cooking inspiration and day dreaming of dinner? In one way or another, via one method or another, each of us relies on…...

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