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Category Archives: Daily Nutrition

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Chocolate Coconut Oat Bars & Intact Grains

You've heard of whole grains vs. refined grains. You've seen the food guide pyramid with grains at the base. And now, you've likely heard of completely grains-free eating from Paleo and eating philosophies.

I'm often asked for my opinion on grains, so here it is. As with all foods, I recommend whole, real foods. I recommend […]

Wednesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe & Stay Lean Tip #5: Slow it Down to Speed it Up

Stay Lean This Holiday Season
Are you officially in the "Holiday Rush?" If you want to stay lean this Holiday Season, one good way to do so is to slow yourself right down...at dinner, at least.

You may have never thought about it, but rushing through meals has actually had a significant impact on health […]

Cyber Monday. Get a Screamin’ Deal on Apex Nutrition Plans


It's Cyber Monday.  This can only mean one thing. Screamin' Apex Deals AND a chance for a Free Nutrition Plan.
Today only, you can get 35% off any "Instant Download Plan" from Apex Nutrition.  This includes the very popular 3-Pack Combo which combines my acclaimed Fuel Right Race Light ebook (see reviews here and here), 3-Day […]

Apex Nutrition Thanksgiving Menu 2014

I'm not sure where 2014 went, but next week is Thanksgiving (US).  Are you planning the dinner? Do you know what you're gonna make? Or, what about the next Holiday...are you inspired to cook up a delicious whole food feast? Most certainly, I am.  I've scoured the interweb for you, to save you time and headache looking […]

Stay Lean this Winter Tip #4: Get Right Back on Track (w/ Junk-Food Bustin’ Smoothie Recipe)

You are always just one good workout (or ride) or one good meal/snack from being right back on track.  If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times, and I've tried over the last 10 years to encourage clients who've gone off track with healthy eating. Once you do this workout or have […]

Stay Lean this Winter Tip #3: Enjoy the (actual) Holidays

I love a good party.  And, I love the Holidays. However, I will admit that I start playing a little defense during the 2 1/2 months that begin right before Halloween and end after New Year's Day.  It's during this time that overflowing candy bowls appear in all offices, that yummy baked goods are brought in each […]

Wednesday’s Healthy Fuel: Staying Lean this Winter Tip #2 & Protein Bar Recipe

What do you get when you eat like you're summer-training even when you're not? You've guessed it; most athletes get unwanted pounds. At the heart of the issue is the idea that athletes can, and should, eat a certain way and non-athletes should eat another.  I disagree.

I think that both groups should eat a […]

Short on Time? My Favorite Autumn Slow Cooker Recipe to the Rescue!

Do your days begin to feel a time-squeeze with less daylight hours?  Although the number of hours in the day stays the same, less daylight often makes me feel more rushed than ever.

For many people, less time equals less cooking.  I know this because it's this aspect of life I work on most with […]

How to Add Vitamin D for upcoming Winter Months

If you are out on the trail or road most days, you likely believe you get plenty enough sunshine to make plenty enough Vitamin D.  I get it.  I'm lucky enough to live in a state that boosts more than 300 days a year of sunshine.  So, how come so many of us are Vitamin […]

Training Nutrition Thursday: Minimize the Damage from Endurance Training

Training Nutrition Thursday: Let's face it.  Endurance training can actually cause damage to our bodies. The long hours, over-use, and tough conditions can leave us fatigued, malnourished, and even injured.  Here's how to minimize the damage:
5 Ways to Minimize the Damage of Endurance Training

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