• Log calories
    Nutrition,  Summer Slim Down

    Updated: Why You Need to Log Calories

    Some personal trainers and “health gurus” don’t believe in logging calories. Instead, they say “eat when you’re hungry.” I don’t agree with that. I know from experience that eating below or too far above the amount of calories your body requires (for muscle gain, fat loss, or maintenance) can sabotage any prospect of reaching your goals. For someone serious about reaching athletic and/or aesthetic goals, not tracking your calorie and micronutrient needs is the equivalent of winging it and hoping for the best — it’s simply lazy. When I started working out in 2002, I had no clue how to eat for optimum health and fitness. In fact, I thought…

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    Healthy Food Delivery

    Get high-protein, healthy food delivered to your door! I’ve been looking for something like this for years. My life consists of being a mother, working at home and outside of the home, and training. Shopping for food — or shopping at all, is one of my least favorite things to do. Whenever I force myself to the grocery store, I think about the many other things I could be doing other than fighting with people in the aisles. So, I nosied around the internet and I found companies that specialize in eliminating the need for just that. The companies featured below, create healthy, high-protein meals for health-conscious people. These companies are…