Fueling Physical and Mental Recovery with Smaller Meals and Nutrient Timing
There is a definitive link between food, mood, and physical recovery. Sports nutritionists often recommend precise timing of micro- and macro-nutrients following sporting events and workouts, since these meals can mean the difference between enhanced performance or minimal recovery. I recommend the following two recovery meals to my clients who are busy professionals and still maintain an athletic life. I...
“The Forever an Athlete Program” – Book Launch!
Hello friends, family, and clients, I am excited to launch my new book, “The Forever an Athlete Program: Discover Innovative Ways to Build a Functionally Strong, Lean, and Durable Physique, While Integrating Delicious, Nutrient-Dense Foods to Revitalize Mind and Body”!...
“The Forever an Athlete Program” – Book Cover Reveal!
Hello friends, family, and clients, I am excited to reveal the cover of my forthcoming book, “The Forever an Athlete Program: Discover Innovative Ways to Build a Functionally Strong, Lean, and Durable Physique, While Integrating Delicious, Nutrient-Dense Foods to Revitalize Mind and Body”! ...
Top Ten Foods for Athletes and Busy Professionals in Their 30s, 40s, and Beyond
Whether you are just starting a program, or you're a multi-sport athlete, you should be aware of the changing macro- and micro-nutrient requirements that are needed as you enter a new decade of life. First off, celebrate any new year alive, and treat it as a gift to advance your health, your career, your spirit, and your relationships. This list below...
8 Secrets to Healthy Eating and Money Saving (While Simultaneously Outsmarting Your Local Supermarket)
1. Colors - Pay attention to colors that signify our innate cues for danger/passion (reds), and growth/success (greens). Food formulators play upon our primal urges. Glow-in-the-dark greens (Mountain Dew), vibrant hot oranges (Doritos) are a case in point. Supermarkets thrive on impulse buys, but most of these impulse products supply negligible nutrients with maximal caloric load. 2. Top aisles - Eighty...
Ten Everyday Tips to Make Your Work Day Fly By (And Feel Healthier By 5pm)
1. Preparation – Pack healthy snacks, such as apples and almonds, gym clothes, and sneakers, the night before the workday. Additionally, cook larger protein-rich meals on Sunday, so that you have extra pre-made lunches throughout the week. 2. Hydration – Upon waking, consume at least 8oz of water with lemon. Remember thirst is a lagging indicator for total hydration, so stay...
Add quality muscle to shoulders, quads and chest by training like a multi-sport athlete for 8 weeks.
Need to build lean muscle? Interested in training like a multi-sport athlete? MINK TRAINING SYSTEMS MUSCLE UP: 8 WEEKS TO LEAN MUSCLE has been used by many of my top clients to help them achieve lean muscle FAST, and to enhance strength, power, and speed for sports! The program utilizes traditional lifts for a foundation of strength, movements to build...
10 Essential Steps to Detox your Body and Reduce Inflammation
In the morning immediately following a long trip (or Vegas Weekend), drink warm water with lemon and a pinch of Celtic Sea Salt. Drink Yogi Detox Teas with lemon, turmeric spice, and Beet Juice extract. This combination will help cleanse your kidneys as well as provide ample anti-inflammatory compounds. Metagenics UltraInflamX also offers anti-inflammatory effects....
5 Creative Ways to Build a Cohesive Team
Program a day of physical challenges. For my clients, I have created relay events of different intensities. For instance, I will use a strength event, a power event, a steady state event, and a special skill event, in order to engage people of all skill levels. This will require the team to communicate and delegate who is needed for...
Flow: Why You Need to Understand this Principle from the 1990s
Recall the early nineties. Baggy jeans and flannels were worn during all four seasons. Grunge rock was pumping out hit after hit. Chris Farley was at his prime, smashing coffee tables at every turn. The Chicago Bulls and Braveheart were hits. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi wrote three books on the topic of “Flow”, including the book, “Flow – The Physchology of Optimal...