Protein has been getting so much media attention lately, and for a good reason! Protein is such a vital macronutrient, yet it’s one that most people are lacking in. And if you’re trying to lose weight, lean down, or build muscle then protein might even be the most important macronutrient of your diet! So let me explain exactly why protein is important and how to easily eat more of it! The Importance of Protein Protein is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle. This is why protein consumption is so crucial for a healthy body composition. So if you wantRead More →

If you’re currently tracking your food intake or focusing on macros, then you know that technically no food is off limits. However it’s not exactly fun to blow through all of your daily fat and carb allowance in one meal, leaving you drinking protein shakes the rest of the day (I’ve been there…it’s not fun!). So I’m here to show you some simple ways to make any recipe “macro friendly”. Enjoy all of your favorite foods without blowing all of your macros on one meal! Pre-calculate the Macros for the Original Recipe The first step is to calculate the macro breakdown for the original recipe.Read More →

If you’ve been counting your macros then you probably realize how difficult it can be to hit your targets every day. Sometimes it’s 9:00pm and you still have 40g of protein left. Or maybe you just finished eating lunch only to realize that you already went over on fat for the day. It can be extremely frustrating and challenging to hit your macros spot on. But it doesn’t have to be! I’m going to share with you my #1 tip for how to easily hit your macros every day! But let’s back up for a minute. If you are unfamiliar with macro tracking, please take aRead More →

  If you’re reading this then you have probably heard something about macro tracking (or “iifym” for “if it fits your macros”). You’ve probably heard about someone’s wild success reaching their physique goals while still eating donuts and pizza and ice cream. I bet this even sounds too good to be true…yet here you are doing your research. Good for you! Clearly you’re ready to make a change in your health, and you’re trying to find a sustainable way to do so. And macro tracking just might be the solution for you! If you’re still not totally sure what macro tracking is all about, pleaseRead More →