As 2018 approaches, I am reflective of the many highs and lows this past year…everything from falling deeper in love with my lady to struggling with an ongoing injury. But if I focus on the positive, I can honestly say 2017 is ending on a high note. One of my greatest accomplishments has been taking [...]
You look around and there’s nothing healthy to snack on. The cravings are too strong so you reach for something sweet, salty, crunchy…and processed. This is the moment you keep finding yourself in and you wonder why you haven’t reached your goals?
Whether you are entertaining guests, tailgating, watching your favorite sports team at home or just needing a bite in between meals, chips and dip are a go-to snack for many. The problem for your waistline is the store-bought dips can be laden with additives like sodium and sugar, and low on the good stuff like protein and fiber. Here are 5 healthy dips and superfoods that will punch up the protein and fiber in your favorite dip!
The glorious egg is a food many people associate with protein… at the least the egg whites. A whole egg, with the whites and the yolk, has 6 grams of protein. Not bad for a little snack. But eggs are not the only protein rich food in town and I want to show you 5 portable snacks [...]
When it comes to eating healthy, taste often gets a bad rap. These are some of my favorite low-calorie and low-sodium flavor boosters to help keep your tastebuds happy and your waistline lean. I use them almost every day to sauté with or stir fry, put on raw veggies, add to salad dressings and more. The [...]
Superfoods On-The-Go Food… I’ve had a love-hate relationship with food ever since I was a kid. I was allergic to wheat and not allowed sugar as a hyperactive kid. That didn’t leave me with too many options because wheat and sugar were in almost every food product when I grew up. I’ve had to test [...]
My mantra for 2017: Set an intention. Put it in motion. Follow through with emotion. As we usher in 2017, I reflect back on a memorable year of strength and struggle. I can’t imagine either one without the other. 2016 started with an injury that required surgery and took me out of training for months. [...]
Weight loss runs a lot deeper than “calories in, calories out.” Here’s a closer look at some common mistakes that people make in hopes of trimming down. By Brett Hoebel In my career, I’ve trained thousands of people to lose weight. What I have found is that when these people come to me, they have [...]
Addressing the notion of excessive muscle gain in women. Should you be worried about packing on too much mass? While it’s not a common sight at most gyms, I’m sure you've seen women with big, bulky muscles. This is one of the reasons that has led many women to be wary of training with weights. [...]
From the US to the Middle East, bullying has reached epidemic proportions and must be dealt with to help our youth and the adults they become. Rehtaeh Parsons, Audrie Pott, and Devin Brown are the most recent victims of bullying who were driven to suicide after suffering from the abuse of their tormenters. Their stories [...]