The CrossFitter’s Guide to Nutrition

I’m sure you’ve heard this time and time again, but the most significant fitness gains are made in the kitchen not in the gym. Of course, training hard is important, but your efforts can all too easily be undermined by a poor diet. Put your hand up if you’ve ever though to yourself “I don’t get it, I train all week, I eat pretty decent, so why don’t I look like a CrossFitter?!” 🙋🏼‍♀️

If you are constantly bouncing from fad diet to fad diet, it’s pretty unlikely that you’ll get the results you want. After all, results require consistency. However, knowing where to start with your nutrition can be a bit confusing, so let’s break it down for you!

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Andrew Snavely – January’s Lifestyle Member of the Month

Andy Snavely is our Lifestyle Member of the Month for January 2019! When we told Andy that we’d picked him he was completely shocked. It just goes to show that hard work does not always go unnoticed. Andy may still be working towards his weight loss goals, but the consistency of his tracking and day-to-day maintenance of other important lifestyle habits has been truly impressive! Thanks to our amazing coaching platform we’re able to tracks things like whether you’re +/- 5g of your macronutrient goals, frequency of completing check-ins, daily assignments and more!

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How to Make Resolutions that Stick

Here we are, less than 50 days into the New Year and already those big ambitions for a “New Year, New You!” are quickly diminishing. The pledge to work out every day, quit drinking alcohol during the week and to get 8 hours sleep every night lasted all of about 2 weeks before life got the better of you. You’re wondering whether anyone else is still sticking to their New Year’s resolutions and how anyone could possibly juggle a full time job, family and rock a killer set of 6-pack abs. Surely these people aren’t human? Or they don’t eat or they have a staff of people helping them with everything!

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No-Bake Cranberry Brownies [Recipe]

These brownies are packed with all of the chocolate, chewy deliciousness you want from a brownie with none of the guilt!  They are full of feel-good foods like chia seeds, nuts and goji berries, making you feel bright from the inside out! Bonus – you don’t need to bake these so you don’t have to worry about actually baking!

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Kitchen Tools for Tracking Macros

Taking control of your nutrition means cooking more than you were before. Sorry to burst your bubble if you thought differently! Whether you love spending time in the kitchen or it feels like a necessary evil, we know that having the right tools to hand can help minimize the time spent on less enjoyable tasks. Some of  these might seem like a bit of a splurge, but trust us, they’re worth it!

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Mike Abgarian – Chasing Balance & Finding Health

Mike is one of our coaches here at Own Your Eating. One of the things that makes our team of coaches so awesome at what they do, is that they can relate to our clients because of their own experiences with nutrition. Not only do they have the knowledge to advise you on the best nutrition and fitness practices, but they have a deep level of understanding about how they can make these approaches individualized and suitable to your needs.

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Peanut Butter Tofu Pie [Recipe]

What’s better than peanut butter!?  Umm how about a whole pie of peanut butter!!! 😋  Yep, you read that right – a whole glorious pie dedicated to this delicious ingredient.  The best part is with the help of tofu and some peanut butter powder, it’s a totally macro friendly dessert – so you can have your pie and eat it too!

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3 Steps to Breaking Bad Habits and Creating Good Ones

Most of us have struggled with a bad habit at one point or another. Whether it was making excuses not to go to the gym, or simply biting your nails. Bad habits interrupt your life, sabotage relationships, prevent you from accomplishing your goals and hold you back from realizing your full potential.

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Cheat Day Eats – 10 Macro Friendly Alternatives

Whether its Super-bowl Sunday or just a regular weekend, your “cheat day eats” don’t have to destroy your week of good behavior. Not only are these recipes delicious and low calorie but they’re instagram worthy too! 😉

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