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Myth #18: Eating Healthy Food Means You’re Eating Healthily

One of the most frequent complaints I hear is that people are "eating really well" but their body isn't changing.  So I ask what they are eating.  It's things like Orange Juice and Cereal or an English Muffin for breakfast, and "you know, just a little bit of pasta and it was whole grain" for dinner. Sometimes… Continue reading Myth #18: Eating Healthy Food Means You’re Eating Healthily

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Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed

I had been going solid for a month, and I was down 8lbs, which was awesome! (Note: 1-2 pounds per week is healthy. You do not need to lose weight any faster than this!)  Then he told me it was time. Time for a...wait for it!...A cheat meal! First, that's a thing? Really?! But second, holy biscuits,… Continue reading Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed

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Myth #15: As long as you don’t go over your calories, you’re A-OK

As a personal trainer, I looooove it when clients come in for a workout and their response to my daily question of "what did you eat" is something like "5 saltines, 2 tablespoons of Peanut Butter, and a banana.  Oh, and I had a yogurt." I try not to actually make the face palm gesture,… Continue reading Myth #15: As long as you don’t go over your calories, you’re A-OK

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Myth #14: Intensity is Irrelevant

If there is one mistake I see in the gym (besides knowing that people are trying to out train a bad diet) that is sabotaging their success, it's this one. The most common scenario is this...and it's really common.  Someone comes in, all fired up with a new program in hand.  Maybe even it's a… Continue reading Myth #14: Intensity is Irrelevant

Recipes

Raise Your Glass: York Patty Edition

As I mentioned in my Pumpkin Spice Shake post, I like whey... in theory.  I love that it's a great way to know that I'm getting the protein I need, and an easily digested, complete amino acid profile... and that's super important for not only muscle building and weight loss, but you know, for life.  Amino… Continue reading Raise Your Glass: York Patty Edition

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Myth #12: Detoxing will help you lose weight

Everyone has heard of this cleanse or that, and most of us have (embarrassingly) tried at least one.  The idea seeems great: the environment and the food you're eating isn't great, so your body is hanging on to stuff it shouldn't.  And if you get rid of the "stuff", voila! You wake up skinnier. This… Continue reading Myth #12: Detoxing will help you lose weight

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Myth #11: The Type of Protein You’re Eating Doesn’t Matter

One protein is as good as the next, right? As long as you're getting enough, it doesn't matter whether you get your protein from plants or animals? Wrong. Protein is the most important Macronutrient.  Every piece of your body from your skin to your eyeballs to your hair to your muscles is made up of… Continue reading Myth #11: The Type of Protein You’re Eating Doesn’t Matter