We've complicated eating. In the quest to become the healthiest versions of ourselves, the weekly trip to the grocery store is now a major source of anxiety. Is the price of organic produce worth it? Will eating red meat give me cancer? What the hell is oat milk? Surrounded by macro counting, ketogenic diets, and … Continue reading Small Wins: Micro Food Choices that Drive Big Change
There are many factors that play into our food decisions, and the sophisticated world of food marketing may play a much bigger role in your decisions than you think. What you believe to be a lack of willpower or discipline is actually the result of deceptive packaging, clever advertising, and even unethical racial targeting.
In a world where drinkable soup and lab-grown Frankenfoods exist, it's time to get back to the basics of eating well. Much like learning anything in life, you always start with the fundamentals. Your first few weeks of CrossFit look nothing like the CrossFit Games competition. You'll work on proper form and body mechanics with … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Eating Well
Transitioning to a high-quality, whole foods diet is complex. It's more time consuming, expensive, and overwhelming than the standard way to shop for groceries: you go to the closest store with the best prices that carries everything you need. As you start to pay attention to food labels, food quality, and where your food comes … Continue reading 3 Key Players to Have on Your Nutrition Bench
Athletes train their weaknesses until they become strengths. Speed, power, focus, and agility are all subject to improvement. What if I told you that despite that effort, you were missing a critical opportunity to improve a weakness, and that opportunity appeared three times a day and over 20 times per week? Per usual, I'm talking … Continue reading Nutrient-Dense Meal Swaps to Fuel Your Performance
When you're an athlete, nutritional advice and eating habits start early. As kids, we chug Gatorade to quench our thirst. It's supposed to hydrate us and keep our energy up throughout games and tournaments. Way better than water, we come to believe. We even drink it casually. As teens, we attend pasta dinners the night … Continue reading 3 Nutrition Myths That Drag Athletes Down
Athletes know how to exercise. They don't always know how to eat well.