Fuel for My Body

It becomes hard for me to make “nutrition” a narrow discussion. Nutrition is the foundation of many things in my mind. Its the source of fuel for our bodies. Its a way of thinking, believing and living. Its sometimes the difference between feeling great...

Eat Before You WOD

Food is there as a means to support our energy demands and the exercise or physical labor we are about to perform. In the world of fitness and exercise, you cannot out train a bad diet (a story for another time). However, the training itself must be supported by the...

Why I Gave Up Donuts and Bourbon for 6 Weeks

If you are a skeptic about diets and meal plans, join the club. When I heard about Paleo years ago, I laughed… just meat and veggies? Impossible… But I initially laughed off CrossFit as well, and then I opened a CrossFit Box LOL. So when we kicked off the 6 week New...

Belgian Endive Leaf with Citrus Slaw and Garlic Shrimp!

Your palette has been teased by this sample-now here is the recipe for you to recreate this dish at home! Recipe for 6 portions 6 Belgian endive leaves separated 1 mango 1 navel orange 1 blood orange 1/2 red onion 1/2 pineapple 1/2 bunch cilantro 6-12 small shrimp 4...

Survive the Holidays with 3 Simple Rules

      The holidays are filled with family, friends, fun and of course FOOD!  With all this holiday cheer (and beer) it can be hard to stick with your nutrition plan.  This can wreak havoc on your fitness goals and lead to those holiday blues.  However,...