• Health,  Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    My Lunches in Pictures: 2017-2020

    The gallery of images that follows is in no way all the lunches I’ve had from 2017 to 2020. It’s a snapshot to show the basic composition of lunches, a macro scheme I’ve followed from 2007 when I first read and adopted the nutrition principles in Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle by Tom Venuto and Nutrient Timing by sports nutrition scientists Dr. Robert Portman and Dr. John Ivy. Adhering to the knowledge in those books and making adjustments based on my evolving goals, I’ve maintained muscle and stayed between 13-16% body fat from 2007-2020. What do all these meals have in common besides being my lunches? Balanced Macros: A…

  • Bodybuilding,  Exercises

    Sample Weekly Workout Schedule

    Having a weekly training schedule organizes training days to ensure that you’re working each muscle group, each skill or whatever your goal is, with enough frequency for results, while also preventing overtraining. If you’re broke or have a limited budget and can’t have a personal trainer write you a routine, I created the below sample weekly schedule for you. In order to make your own custom schedule, you’ll need to consider not just training days, but recovery days. Recovery = growth and progress. Below are general guidelines for muscle recovery. These guidelines can vary based on your goal and skill level. Recovery days needed between workouts (guidelines are based on…

  • Things I like

    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┬áthe need for just that. The companies featured below, create healthy, high-protein meals for health-conscious people. These companies are…