Nutrition

Why You NEED Protein Post-Workout

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 12:01 am by

Clients ask me all the time…”Do I really need protein right after a workout?” YES. The answer is absolutely yes. Why? Well when we workout, we’re essentially breaking down our muscles. In order for them to repair themselves (and grow) they need amino acids (aka protein). There is a window of opportunity…you need to consume protein within 30 minutes of finishing your workout. You can do this by drinking a protein shake/smoothie or eating food that is rich in protein... View Article


A Shot a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 12:01 am by

Okay so maybe that’s not exactly how the saying goes, but I’m telling y’all, this shot is going to do you all kinds of good. I take a shot of this concoction every single morning right when I wake up. Before breakfast or coffee. And I chase it (because trust me, you will need to chase it) with a cup of water. I’ve been drinking apple cider vinegar for about a year, and I took a 2 month break from... View Article


My Clean Eating Grocery List

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:09 am by

Happy Monday (: I’ve had a request for this post for quite awhile now so I decided that it’s time to make it happen! People want to know what I buy at the grocery store. A lot of the time, if you’re new to “eating clean” walking into the grocery store can be overwhelming. You question everything that you’re buying (which you should anyway) and just find yourself confused and hungry….or even worse, hangry…dun, dun, dun. I compiled a massive... View Article