Process Versus Outcome for Fat Loss and Performance

I have the privilege of being around some of the top golf instructors in the country. I always pay attention to what they are doing, because good coaching has carryover to just about anything. The big theme I noticed is focusing on the process. Pre-shot routine, how to aim, grip, SWING. Less thinking, more routine. […]

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Should you take a Multivitamin?

An interesting publication recently came out that had a panel of experts along with cited studies looking at the role of vitamin and mineral (MV) supplementation. Click HERE to read. A quick summary: Eh. For certain populations, like pregnant women or elderly, a multivitamin could ensure an adequate level of certain vitamins or minerals. They […]

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Why I am now an Office Administrator for an Accountant Firm

Sounds like a fine job, and one where people probably wouldn’t have too many follow up questions. So this is my new fake job. If I say I’m a dietitian and strength coach at a party, airport, or anywhere public really, there is always the “Well how do I lose this? (grabbing their stomach or […]

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Packing for a Road Trip

My wife and I leave for our annual trip to Long Beach, CA, for the Perform Better summit. The event is a top notch collection of some of the best in the fitness industry, and a reunion of sorts for friends we get to see sparingly. Dinners are always out with everyone. To counterbalance that […]

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Don’t let Vacation Eating Continue at Home

A topic that has recently come up a lot with people I work with is eating on vacation. What are the rules? The truth is, on vacation, do the best you can. Enjoy yourself! The biggest issue is when you come home. It’s very easy to let the vacation routine carry on. You get home […]

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Meal Structure-When to Change it up

If you’ve read some of my other work, you know one of the main principles I talk about is having a meal structure. If you want to gain weight, forget about meal structure, and eat as often as you can. For most of us, we are trying to avoid weight gain. Having set eating times […]

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Should I Consume Protein Right After a Workout?

This is a common question I get. The short answer is no. The caveat is that it depends on what your meals are and when. If you’ve eaten within 2 hours previous to your workout, and the meal was balanced (20+ grams protein, a small amount of fat, starch, and veggies), you’re fine. Just eat […]

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3 Things to Pack in Your Golf Bag

I get the question a lot: “What should I eat on the course?”   For the purpose of this article, I am assuming we are also not in weight loss mode. I am thinking strictly in terms of performance. I am also going off convenience. A 3 course meal in your bag sounds like something […]

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Do any Supplements Help Your Golf Game?

  Very few supplement products exist specifically tailored for golfers. (see one here: http://www.ezgolfoutings.com/supplies/strong-drive)   StrongDrive has creatine, caffeine, and a few other ingredients along with a catchy name.  Notice the claims: A university study found that golfers increased their drive distance by 14 yards, and got 6% stronger in a bench press. Sounds like […]

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Vacation Eating

If you are heading out on a big trip, there are many reasons to want to eat consistently. Perhaps you are trying to keep up with weight loss, muscle gain, or just want to feel good while away and not get bloated or have digestive issues. We just got back from a trip in Montana, […]

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