Ever since balancing a busy lifestyle of five jobs and trying to achieve my ultimate goal of becoming my own boss one day, coffee and caffeine has been my best friend throughout this whole process! Who doesn't like coffee? Let's be real people! Coffee and caffeine have it's perks and downfalls but recent research shows … Continue reading Truths About Coffee & Caffeine – Who Doesn’t Like Coffee in Their Flexible Dieting?!
I always strive to spend an hour to hour and a half in the kitchen prepping one day a week (#mealprepsunday)! As busy as our schedules are each day, it is still critical to spend time in the kitchen to prep your food for the week! Here's my top eight (8) go-to recipe websites/foodie bloggers … Continue reading Spend Less Time in the Kitchen – My Top 8 Recipe Bloggers!
Are you having trouble getting started with a strength program and don't know where to start? Well have no fear - this strength program, Wendler 5-3-1, can get you to where you need to be! I've been through several cycles of this program in the past and did some experimenting this past fall on how … Continue reading Following a Strength-Based Training Program
As mentioned previously in my older post from last month (here), casein is another protein that can be utilized within one's nutrition goals. In the past, I used casein as part of my protein intake goal but personally noticed that it made me feel "bloated and bulky"; however, I was supplementing with other forms of … Continue reading What’s the deal with casein? The other, other protein…
Whey protein is a common MUST in the fitness world - especially for those who have an "on-the-go" lifestyle or a busy training schedule. Whey protein can be very versatile - using it within your protein drink, topping off your ice cream with a scoop, or chomping on a protein bar. I commonly use it … Continue reading Should I use WHEY protein in my nutrition plan?