Posts Tagged: weight loss

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 […]

Why do I Favor Strength Training?

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At Evolution Sports Performance, we work with a lot of young athletes. These athletes are typically not experienced in a weight room, and when they are it usually was not a good program. 90% of the time, athletes and parents choose us because they want their athlete to get faster, quicker, stronger, or in better […]

10 Rules of Nutrition

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Nutrition does not have to be as complicated a topic as most will make it out to be. Textbooks will ask you to count everything and do these complicated math equations just to have an inaccurate measurement. I took four nutrition classes in college and none of them could have been passed without a graphing […]

Alternatives to Measuring Scale Weight

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A lot of people’s lives are controlled by the scale. They are obsessed with seeing the number on the scale go down. In the efforts of losing weight, the scale is the gatekeeper to goals. This is a flawed system. There are too many factors that influence weight on the scale and it does not […]

5 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

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Nutrition is more than just a way to lose weight. Eating well also boosts performance. Those that think they can just eat like crap because they have been skinny their whole life will have to deal with lack of production at work, in the gym, or in other aspects of life. These people are robbing […]

Training is Individual

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The correct answer to the following questions is the one that people hate to hear.             What is the best way to lose weight?             How can I get bigger? The answer: It depends There are so many factors that go into whether or not someone will see success from a program. Remember the first […]

Are You Willing to Change?

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It is the holiday season and if people are not feeling guilty yet about what they are eating, it will only take another month or so. This is also the same time where everyone makes the clichéd New Year’s Resolutions to get back in shape, etc. The success rates of this idea are terribly low. […]

I Don’t Like to Count

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There is a lot of information about nutrition that circulates the internet. A lot of it gets pretty technical and incorporates a lot of factors. Personally, the worst part about proper nutrition involves counting and measuring. I truly have no desire to weigh my portion sizes or level off a quarter cup of almonds. I […]