What Motivates Me
You only live one life. Don’t you want to see how amazing you can be? How amazing you can look and feel? Don’t settle for mediocrity. Stand out in the crowd. Junk food will always be there. It’s not going anywhere. I’ll eat it later when I’m old and grey. Right now, I’m all about pushing myself and my body past it’s limit. Eat the food you crave...
Changing Up My Diet Plan to Drop Body Fat
I started back up with Carb Cycling, a more strict eating plan, and much less Cheat Meals in an effort to drop my body fat. My goal is to have muscle definition, some vascularity, and, of course, the coveted visible abs. I’m also incorporating some Paleo concepts i.e. no dairy and no gluten. I’m also strictly limiting my fruit intake and carefully watching my fats. Over-measuring...
Shedding Body Fat - New Training Schedule
So I spent the last three months doing a “mini-bulk”. I was eating more carbs, more cheat meals and doing less cardio but lifting heavy and hard 6 days a week in an effort to grow more muscle. I wasn’t super strict with my diet and put on a good layer of fat. Now I’m working on getting my body fat back down, achieving muscle definition and, of course, visible abs. I...
lainaboo asked: i know you get this a lot but what does your typical shopping at the grocery store look like? like what foods do you usually buy/look for? and how much do you usually spend? weekly? monthly?
Calories & Macros
One of the questions I am asked most frequently is how to figure out daily caloric needs and macros. There are tons of online calculators you could use and websites like SparkPeople.com will even calculate macros and spit out a diet plan for you for free. Here’s an example calculation of how I calculate my dietary needs. To determine daily caloric intake, multiple your goal weight times...
A Paleo Day
Meal 1, 6am - 1/2 cup sweet potato with cinnamon, 5 egg whites+1 whole egg, 1/2 cup blueberries Meal 2, 9am - 1 scoop whey, 1/2 cup apple with 1 tbsp almond butter Meal 3, 12pm - 1/2 cup sweet potato, 4 oz tilapia, 1 cup broccoli Meal 4, 3pm - 3 hard boiled egg whites, 1 oz almonds Meal 5, 7pm - 5 oz shrimp, 1 cup asparagus Meal 6, 10pm - 3 oz steak, 1 cup asparagus, 1/4 cup...
One of the questions I get asked very often is what kind of protein do I use and why do I use it. There are two types of protein in my diet, whey and casein. Whey protein is a quick digesting protein that is used by the body quickly. Therefore, I take whey protein immediately following a work out. I mix my whey with water because I don’t want to add extra calories into my diet from...
I keep getting asked what my diet plan is. It varies from day to day, depending on if I work on in the AM or PM or if it’s the weekend or weekday, but here is what I typically eat. Meals are every 2-3 hours apart. Breakfast: 5 egg whites + 1/2 cup carbs (oatmeal, brown rice, sweet potatoes) + 1/2 cup fruit Meal 2: Whey protein + 24 almonds (or 1 tblsp peanut butter) Lunch: 4 oz lean...
Drop Fat Fast
Everyone wants to know how to lose weight and drop flab fast (or faster), right? Of course, I’m usually the one to say eat clean everyday, train hard everyday, and be patient because there are no ways to drop weight fast. Ok, I kinda lied because there are ways to drop some flab fast…even though I say fast, that doesn’t mean easy, because you can’t have both fast and...
70% Diet, 30% Exercise
All too often, people ask me how do I “tone” my stomach, my back, my arms, my thighs, my muffin top, my butt, etc. YOU CAN’T SPOT REDUCE!! This means you can’t target just one area. First and foremost, you must have a clean diet. I cannot stress it enough. It’s almost all nutrition. Cut the crappy, processed food and the fat will come off. Fat is shed from all...
Healthy, Clean Food Recipes - Pinterest →
Almost all my food recipes and ideas come from what I find on Pinterest. Check out the link.