Archives for September 2016

September 20, 2016

Macros….where should you start?

So you've heard all this talk about Macros and Flexible dieting. And honestly after you figure out what it is, then you have to go through the overwhelming task of figuring out what numbers to start with. Once you already understand the main ideas behind flexible dieting you are ready to move on and figure out what numbers to use. If you haven't read my blog explaining what IIFYM is, and the concepts behind it, read it here first. HOW TO SET CALORIE LIMITS FOR WEIGHT LOSS HOW IIFYM CAN … [Read more...]

September 16, 2016

How to Deal with Body Image Rebound after a Competition

If you have ever done a fitness competition, or are thinking about doing a fitness competition, this is something that you should know about. The competition body image rebound. What is it? Well, for me it was a weird feeling of my perception of my body, and the reality of my body not matching at all.   Why does it happen? For a show you get super lean over a extended period of time. It happens pretty slowly over a period of weeks. Getting show lean requires a body fat … [Read more...]

September 15, 2016

How to Set Calorie Limits for Weight Loss

So you are trying to get on track with tracking food and it's hard to know where to start. I get it, there is so much information out there. How do you know what tools to use, and what numbers to start with? It's confusing! One of the things I like to recommend to all of my clients is fitness pal. It's a free app on your phone for tracking calories and macro nutrients for people looking to be consistent in their health goals. If you haven't checked out my last blog on flexible dieting, … [Read more...]

September 3, 2016

Banana Cinnamon Crepes

These made the entire house smell amazing! This was a super easy recipe. It took me less than 10 mins to get this on a plate. Ingredients: 1 scoop MRM Veggie elite cinnamon Bun protein powder 1/2 cup egg whites 2 tbsp water 2 whole bananas sliced 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp water Directions: To make the batter mixture, mix the protein powder, 2 Tbsp water, and egg whites until blended and smooth. Spray a hot small pan with Pam cooking spray. Pour half of the batter … [Read more...]