Eggplant bacon. I’m sorry, what?!

Ahhhh bacon. Beautiful bacon. Obviously it tastes good on literally everything. You can add it to your sandwich, your salad, omelet- it even pairs with chocolate. But is there ever a comparable substitute ? NO! I’m not gonna lie to you. BUT, I found a yummy alternative, one thats healthier. The eggplant just became more […]

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Does HIIT burn more calories?

High Intensity Interval Training, is one of my all time favorite methods of exercise. Long steady state cardio gets boring for me, and slow resistant training does too. But I think incorporating all three into your week is the best case scenario for everyone. HIIT- Repeated bouts of intense exercise, with short periods of recovery. […]

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Chia Seed Pudding me in a good mood.

I’ve seen this all over the internet, so when I found it on the menu at a local restaurant I had to try. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint. It was so creamy and had this insane coconut whipped cream on top. BUT it was obviously packed with sugar and calories. So I […]

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When to eat to lose weight.

It’s a common question, with no definitive answer. Chrono-nutrition. Circadian Clock. Two terms I came across while researching this frequently asked question. When I competed in body building competitions, everyone was on the eat-every-two-hours diet. Small portions, a lot of proteins and vegetables and calories counted to fit your needs. It definitely worked, I ate a lot […]

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Make your Glute MINImus a glute MAXimus.

We all want a sweet booty, but there is more reason to work the lower half than you think. The largest muscle on our body is the gluteus maximus, and when we lift heavy weight and or stress that muscle the body essentially is adapting and rebuilding a stronger muscle. In order for your body […]

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Whole Grain Pasta got me like

People hear pasta and they think, too many calories. Ditto. But we need carbohydrates to fuel our bodies, whole grain pasta is full of fiber and actually has a bit of protein in it too. Great meal after leg day. I made this last night and it was delish. I used the brand Organics . […]

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Redefining your Core

Let’s just start with the basics. The foundation of your body is what we call the “core”.  People often assume this is just your abs. No siree. Your back muscles, abs and even your glutes make up this connective chain to your upper and lower extremities. Having chiseled abs, does not mean that you have a […]

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The skinny on B12 injections

Increase your metabolism! Want more energy? Lose weight quicker! These are all headlines you will find when researching vitamin injections. Even in my nutrition class, my professor encouraged B Vitamin injections. I decided to do my own experiment. B12, also known as Cobalamin is a water-soluble B complex vitamin found naturally in animal products. A […]

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Excuses, Excuses

We all have them in our back pockets and we all use them. Especially when it comes to making time for the gym. The U.S. recommended daily activity is 30 minutes. I personally don’t think 30 minutes is quite enough. But everyone should be able to pull aside a half hour of your day to […]

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