What’s With Allergens?

I’ve talked about inflammation, and how harmful it is, inhibiting our ability’s to thrive. If you want to work towards decreasing inflammation and jump on the anti-inflammatory train, simply start to eat more real food like well sourced meats, healthy fats, and lots of produce. As you eat more of the good stuff, you’ll naturally start to crowd out the…

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Nutrition is the Gateway Drug Part ll

As you’ve heard me speak about in my last post, living a healthy lifestyle is not exclusively about physical health, although it is top priority. We need to get enough high-quality sleep, not nightly doses of Z-Quil. We need healthy nutrition consisting of balanced meals, made up of real food. We need to move daily, and strength train regularly. There…

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Nutrition is the Gateway Drug

The reason that I chose to pursue the health coaching path vs. the nutritionist one, is because living a healthy lifestyle is not all about food, it just starts with food. When it comes to living a holistic and healthy lifestyle, nutrition is just one aspect of it, albeit it’s a huge one. When I start working with a client,…

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Nutrition 201 Talk @ CrossFit NYC

Earlier this month I gave a Nutrition 201 talk at CrossFit NYC. This was a follow up from my Nutrition 101 talk, which outlined the foundation of healthy eating (controlling inflammation and having balanced meals). Nutrition 201 outlined how to take these principals and incorporate them into real life. We talk about things like how to track food to assess…

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Sleep. It’s MORE Important Than Diet AND Exercise.

When taking care of your physical health, in order or importance, it goes: Sleep, nutrition, then exercise. This is a tough concept to wrap our head’s around, given that we live in a culture of doers, where we always must do more, to see results. Many people wear their sleep deprivation as a…

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Inflammation. What is that?

So you’ve heard that it’s “bad”, but what even IS inflammation!? Have you ever slept for eight hours and still woke up tired? Do you fall victim to seasonal allergies? Is there any autoimmunity present like eczema or arthritis? Do you ever have days where you just cannot think straight? That’s inflammation. Inflammation will steal your energy, because your body…

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Are You Paying Attention?

When it comes to nutrition, the best way to see what's working and what's not: A food log. I start every one of my clients off with beginning to track their food. As meditation teach Bill Harris says: “Awareness creates change.” I love this quote because it is so true, the first step must be awareness, otherwise you remain blind to what’s…

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Just Get Started!

When it comes to implementing a new, healthy habit, getting started is the toughest part. I’m all for setting massively audacious goals, however, the assumption that you will be able to go from zero to sixty out of the gate, is a delusion. If the starting point is set too high, there will be too many barriers and getting started…

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Nutrition Lecture @ Horace Mann School

Stopped by Horace Mann to review nutrition basics with the seniors as part of their exercise physiology projects. We went over how to fuel the body, depending on the chosen sport.

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Lunch & Learn @ Poppin!

Had a blast hanging out at Poppin for a lunch and learn. This talk spoke to those who may be preoccupied with what to eat and when to eat it. Or who may be caffeinating all day long due to a lack of energy. Or maybe hitting it hard at the gym, but not seeing the body composition results desired.…

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Nutrition Talk @ CFNYC

The spark notes from my last nutrition talk at CrossFit NYC. We went over the basics: Macronutrients and micronutrients. What they are, their function, and sources (some better than others!). From there, you can manipulate these nutrients, to serve whatever your goal may be. Whether it's performance, weight loss, muscle building, etc. The talk has become more refined over the past…

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Interview on Strength Students Podcast

Strength Students episode: How to Integrate Your 'Why' & Your Goals in Training & in Life, hear me speak about connecting to the WHY behind your goals, in order to drive motivation, and to rely on willpower less. We dive into how I help my clients to achieve this task, and move towards what they ultimately want out of life! Listen…

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