Hi everyone. This is a speech I performed at my local Toastmaster's club. I talk about the parallels between nutrition and politics, specifically how we discuss them. I offer solutions at the end to mitigate the frustration and divide we see in these two areas. It's not a perfect speech, and I will be refining [...]
Finally, drugs don’t encourage habits. This is a problem often overlooked. If left alone to improve their conditions without proper education, the patient may bounce back if they don’t understand how to stay healthy. Habits allow for that long-term improvement in health, as the patient becomes more independent in caring for their self.
Welcome back! I'm glad you're interested in checkin' yourself before you wreck yourself! Let's jump right into it. A lot of what I discuss here is mostly just personal experience and observations, so it may be a bit more informal than usual. LET'S DO THIS. If you don't have the time to read the full [...]
(See meme above) Alright. Now that you had a formal introduction, let's get down to it. There's so much misinformation (formally called quackery) out on the internet, TV (*cough* Dr. Oz *cough*), you can't escape it! However, that doesn't mean you have to become a victim of it either. According to the American Dietetic Association, there are 3 major [...]
Sadly, the woman in the photo has passed away. She was a competitive bodybuilder and mother who was training for another show. Given her lifestyle, she has to consume a high protein diet in order to build muscle appropriately; however, she has a rare genetic condition known as Urea Cycle Disorder that was ultimately the [...]
Creating habits is a fantastic way to reach a goal or improve one's self by making a behavior so second nature that you do it without thought or conscious effort. I believe that habits are the key to successful changes in life, so here are some strategies on how to form habits!
HOLY COW! This year, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference in Phoenix. The leading minds in the fields of sports nutrition and exercise science came together to share their research, observations, and best practices for athletic performance, building muscle, and weight loss, among other topics. I was [...]
This is a rant. Be ready. Today's rant is brought to you by the letter "T" for toning. My frustration for this arises from the process of "toning". It's incorrect and will not lead to your desired body composition goals. Typically, toning consists of lots and lots of cardio and if there is any [...]
Here's the scenario, hang with me here: