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
When I was 19 years old, my one fitness goal was to look like a Marvel superhero. My workouts were from muscle and fitness magazine, and my nutrition plan was to eat more. During my summer break from college, I trained six days a week and ate three to four thousand calories a day. … Continue reading Are Your Physique Goals Worth The Price?
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
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?
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
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?
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 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
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
Written by: Chris McMahon When I was fourteen years old, I spent the entire summer wearing black jeans. I wish I could say it was because I loved sweaty knee caps, but I would be lying. As a kid, I was teased for my "chicken legs," and if I wore jeans, no one could see … Continue reading 8 Moves To Level Up Your Squat