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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What’s More of a Factor,  150 Grams of Carbs or 150K in Cash?

Poker playing brothers win $150,000 with crazy weight loss/gain bet   If you haven’t seen the story of two brothers in Las Vegas who did a crazy weight loss/gain challenge, check out the link. Very cool story. Basically, one brother had a lot of weight to lose, the other was a bit scrawny. Their friends […]

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Fasting for Sports Performance

The last blog discussed fasting and how it related mostly to weight loss. What about sports performance?   An easy answer is, no. Not by choice, anyway.   However, life isn’t always as expected. For golfers or anyone playing a tournament sport, things can happen. What if you get a late start, or weather delay, […]

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Is Intermittent Fasting for you?

I get a lot of questions about intermittent fasting, or IF’ing. It’s the idea that you skip eating for periods of time. For example, eating for 8 hours total during the day, and not eating for the other 16 hours. That would be an 8:16 IF. Others are more restrictive, leaving only a few hours […]

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Why Does my Weight fluctuate so much day to day?

Are you trying to lose weight and weigh each day? Does your weight go up and down?  If it does, congratulations, your a legit human. Our day to day (even hour to hour) weight  fluctuates because of water status changes and to a smaller degree the weight of food.     If you eat a lot […]

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