Category Archives: Nutrition

Find Your Fast!

5K races, 10K races, obstacle runs, ½ Marathon runs, and Marathon Races are happening every weekend all over the country, and here in Central Texas they’re BIG.  With only a few really nice months of weather each year, people in Central Texas flock towards all kinds of outdoor activities in the spring and summer… and […]

Binding up the Broken Heart

We all need to beware of exhibiting religious deceit by saying, “Oh, I have no misgivings about Jesus, only misgivings about myself.” If we are honest, we will admit that we never have misgivings or doubts about ourselves, because we know exactly what we are capable or incapable of doing. But we do have misgivings […]

A QUEST FOR GOOD NEWS

I am finding that as I continue my QUEST to seek guidance to better meet the needs of those I serve for better health and fitness I am continuing to find that the media and most of the fitness industry is leading us all in the wrong direction. We are constantly being inundated with messages […]

Angel Drops Workout with a Twist session a Success

On Wednesday, August 15th, we had our second chance to lead Angel Drops summer program, Workout with a Twist held at Texas Music Theater in San Marcos, Texas. This was such an amazing group personal training session with 22 people on hand to benefit Angel Drops. The following video is what went down during this […]

Selecting a Meal Replacement

What does it take to select a good meal replacement for breakfast? I was recently doing our weekly grocery shopping when I went down the supplement isle to grab me a container of PB2 (more on this later) when I noticed a gentleman looking at the Ready to Drink (RTD) protein shakes HEB had in […]

Top 10 Safety Checklist for Fitness Boot Camps

This post was initially sent out in 2009 to bring awareness to selecting a fitness boot camp.  Three years later I believe the information is true to selecting a fitness boot camp, group personal training program, semi-private training, or one-on-one personal training. Fitness Boot Camps have been a growing movement in the fitness industry for […]

Alcohol And Fat Loss (part 2)

OK, so I mentioned in part 1 how alcohol will slow down your fitness journey. That’s just how it is! BUT, let’s try to forget about its’ low nutritional value and the fact that it gives you a beer belly.   It turns out, in a study of more than 18,000 men, Harvard scientists discovered […]

Alcohol And Fat Loss (part 1)

For some it is hard to avoid Saint Patrick’s Day without the “Alcohol,” especially the GREEN BEER! If you know me, you know that I am a big advocate of a balanced lifestyle. I preach moderation NOT restriction. So, let’s talk a bit about our friend “alcohol” and its impact on fat loss.   Alcohol […]

4 Strategies to prevent 5-10 pounds of fat gain from the Super Bowl and other social gatherings

With the Super Bowl today, making a couple tweaks to some of your favorite party food recipes can make them healthier and more figure-friendly come kickoff?   The following comprehensive list of both approved food choices and/or healthier substitutes for traditional party foods can be used to satisfy your taste buds while saving at least […]

Top 10 Tips to Save Thousands of Calories on Super Bowl Sunday

1.) Go Naked: Replace all buns or breading for sandwiches with a lettuce wrap alternative to cut calories, stabilize blood sugar, and boost fiber and micronutrient intake. 2.) Hydrate: Drink at least two to four cups of water before eating AND one to two cups every 15-30 minutes after you start eating to fill your […]

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