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...
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...
Six “Healthy and Fit” Gift Ideas
Here are my top six fitness and natural health gift ideas to help satisfy some people on your Christmas list!For the person who likes natural skin care, try Evan Healy Face Lotion. This nourishing blend has no manufactured ingredient, and unrefined shea butter and olive leaf are filled with phyto-nutrients and EFAs. For the person who is starting to...
You Are Sitting Too Much. Here’s What You Can Do…
In recent years, research has shown that excessive sitting can cause a host of health problems, from both a musculoskeletal and cardiovascular perspective. From the musculoskeletal standpoint, sitting can promote both tight and shortened anterior hip musculature, tight Iliotibial Bands, weakened scapular stabilizers - which can promote forward-rolled shoulders - and changes to the cervical spine. Of greater concern is...