Listen in as Coach Jen chats with Torrey about how she was able to make weight for her most recent weightlifting competition in a healthy way that left her feeling better than ever and led to some awesome PRs!
Beans are a fantastic way to add more fiber and protein to your diet. I might come from the land of baked beans on toast but beans are actually pretty versatile in the kitchen! One of my favorite ways to prepare them is by throwing them into soups and stews. Whether you’re vegan or just looking to add more nutrient dense meals into your day then a bean soup has to be one of the most economical and convenient ways of doing exactly that. Soup is so easy to make in bulk and transport with you to work or reheat at home after a long day at the office.
Jess Attree is one of Roz’s closest friends and was one of her beautiful bridesmaids. They met at the University of Bristol back in 2002 through their Wednesday night sports socials. To see Jess now you’d probably say she’s little like Roz but that hasn’t always been the case. Find out how Jess lost 35 lbs. and found herself in the process.
Anyone who wants the full results of their training, should understand and accept that nutrition is the foundation for everything you do in the name of athletic growth & development. CrossFit’s hierarchy of development supports the idea that nutrition is the building block from which we must build on top of, if we are to succeed in our chosen sport.
Many of us struggle with our relationship with the scale. If you’re anything like me, then at some point in your life you’ve used the scale as a sole measure of how you should feel about your body. You’re happy when the number goes down and downright depressed when it stays the same, or worse goes up!
Jess is Jason’s first ever nutrition client. Not only is Jess a very successful entrepreneur, she has lost over 60 pounds, is a vegetarian, tracked macros through her pregnancy, lost all of her baby weight, and is now lighter than she was since college!
The end of September is in sight, which means people are already eagerly planning their Halloween costumes and enjoying a reprieve from the scorching sun. Although it’s still pretty toasty down here in Florida, as the weather starts to turn, there’s nothing I love more than cranking the AC and enjoying a rich and warming bowl of spicy pumpkin soup.
Patty has been working directly with us for the last 2 months after making tremendous progress in her first 90 days of following the Own Your Eating program solo. When Patty reached her goal weight and started noticing herself feeling hungrier and having less energy, she decided she needed to take things to the next level and enlist the help of a coach at Own Your Eating. Read on to find out more about this teacher’s experience with reverse dieting and the Lifestyle program in the last 60 days.
You probably already know that protein is one of the three macronutrients that we find in the foods we eat. Carbohydrates and fat are the other two. Protein is typically thought of as the ‘muscle builder’, and of the three macronutrients, protein requires the most amount of energy to digest. So, if we’re looking to get stronger and burn more calories, more protein must be better, right? Well, maybe up to a certain point. But too much of any macronutrient can certainly throw our bodies out of whack and cause us to hold on to excess body fat. So what exactly is the optimal protein intake for our bodies when we want to look and feel our best?
We’ve all experienced stress at one point or another. After all, stress is simply a part of life. And while a healthy amount of stress is nothing to be concerned about, chronic stress is a completely different story.