How Often Should You Eat For Weight loss?

I have been coaching for a decade and am about to answer a hot topic question.   "How many meals should I eat while trying to lose weight?"  By the end of this article, you will know the answer and be able to plan your meals for the week.  Weight Loss and Numbers Calories matter.  No … Continue reading How Often Should You Eat For Weight loss?

Are you in starvation mode?

I want to share with you a story about a client named Jason.   Jason started coaching with me because he wanted to lose weight to be able to go on more hikes with his kids, and his doctor warned him that he was in danger of developing diabetes. During our first meeting, he told me … Continue reading Are you in starvation mode?

5 Ways To Make Meal Prep Easier

When I was ten, my mom taught me basic culinary skills. I learned how to whisk eggs, prepare chicken, and even bake things in the oven. Some nights when mom would work late, she would call ahead and ask me to bread the chicken cutlets or put something in the oven. She was a single … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Meal Prep Easier

5 Ways To Stay Consistent

A lot is happening in the world right now and to be honest trying to stay consistent with your nutrition and training can feel like an up uphill battle.    I won't sit here and tell you that it's easy and you just need to work harder.  It's not fair to tell someone to show … Continue reading 5 Ways To Stay Consistent

Is Fasting The Answer?

Fasting is a popular topic, and some believe it is hands down the best way to lose weight and improve overall health.   So, the question is, does fasting improve your health, and is it the best way to lose weight?  The answer is... it depends on who the person is, their relationship with food, and … Continue reading Is Fasting The Answer?

Mindful Eating Is Helpful

Today is my son's 2nd birthday. I can't believe that my little dude is two; he is pretty cool and teaches me a lot about life. I want to share the most valuable lesson TJ has taught me this year. It's important to enjoy what you eat and not ignore your hunger. TJ is the … Continue reading Mindful Eating Is Helpful

Should You Weigh Yourself?

Written by Chris McMahon "Should I weigh myself?" is a popular question, and my honest answer is: It depends.   It depends on your relationship with the scale.   It depends on your particular weight management goals.   It depends on if you even own a scale. (You can use the gym or borrow a friend's, but they … Continue reading Should You Weigh Yourself?

How To Track Your Macros

By Chris McMahon When you eat, you are taking in energy. While you go about your daily life, you are burning that energy.    Energy balance plays a role in your weight management. This concept is referred to it as Calories-In, Calories Out.  If you take in more energy than you use, you can gain … Continue reading How To Track Your Macros

Weight Loss By The Numbers

Weight loss is a numbers game. I am sure you have heard this expression before, and if not, there's a first time for everything. My thoughts on this expression have ebbed and flowed throughout my career.   When I was new to fitness and coaching, I believed it was more important to eliminate the temptations and stick … Continue reading Weight Loss By The Numbers

Sugar Isn’t The Problem

If you don't have time to read check out the full audio here. Since the age of ten, I have been a type 1 diabetic, which means I have now been living longer with diabetes than with a properly functioning pancreas. People like to ask if I got diabetes because I overate sugar. Another favorite … Continue reading Sugar Isn’t The Problem