Posts Tagged: nutrition

Better Nutrition for Golf

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Nutrition is often a hot topic this time of year. We just got finished with the summer and the holidays are coming sooner than we expect. Never mind Tom Brady’s new book has people talking. There isn’t a lot of talk in the golf world about nutrition, though. I think the general idea is that […]

Gluten Free Cookies are Still Cookies

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I was having a good conversation with a client this morning. He was asking if I had seen the special on Tom Brady and the TB12 Method. This is obviously a hot topic in New England. Every time someone has brought up Brady (or even Gronk) this year, the conversation inevitably moves towards the book, […]

4 Basic Nutrition Tips for Athletes

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A lot of athletes struggle with nutrition. Some of the reasons for this can include lack of knowledge, inability to cook, not buying their own groceries, timing/options with school, etc. There are a lot of things that are working against athletes eating well. The problem is that good nutrition can be such a difference maker. […]

2 Random Tips for Getting Back in Shape

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Not too long ago I wrote a post on how you do not need a treadmill to get back in shape. Too often we get stuck in the mentality that we need to figure everything out on our own before we are ready to figure some things out. Just Tuesday we started another session of […]

Getting In Shape without a Treadmill

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Running seems to be one of the most popular forms of exercise in this country. It is easy to perform, does not require a whole lot of equipment, and is very cheap. Throw some clothes on, lace up your shoes, and just go run. Seems simple enough right? Well here I am to hate on […]

Improve your Core Training for Better Results

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Core training is one of those fun, fancy fitness words that people like to throw around. You tell people that you work on core strength and they couldn’t be happier. I am fairly certain that most people don’t actually know what core stability is but they think they need it. The best part about that […]

You Cannot Turn Fat into Muscle

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It has been about 3.5 years since I have finished my undergrad work. We can knock another 1.5 while I was taking coursework that separated me from the general fitness world. Lets call it 5 years since I have really had to work with a lot of the old myths and sacredly held beliefs in […]

Athletes: Get Stronger without Becoming Slow

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The sports performance industry is a really exciting one. Everyday there are coaches making program improvements, technology gets better, and aspects of training become more accessible. Just in the last week or two we have been able to obtain equipment to measure velocity and a complete system for providing nutrition plans. I used to think […]

Where does Cardio fit in Fat Loss?

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Today I am taking a step away from focusing on athletes to get a little bit more general. It is getting close to the holiday season. This is where most people go one of two ways: abandon all hopes of working out or ramping up the efforts to counteract what is going to happen. A […]

Ditch the Treadmill- Part 2

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Last week, we talked about what aerobic training is, who it is for, and introduced the misguided notions about it in part 1 of this series. Today, I am going to focus on fat loss and why the treadmill is not my favorite tool for such goals. Anytime you add a new training stimulus, the […]