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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Reassess your Vegetable Intake

Most of us trying to eat vegetables. Nutrition is a funny field. We don’t actually know a whole lot for sure. The things we know for sure versus “it depends” is quite lopsided in the “it depends” category. That’s not even a diaper joke. Nutrition science isn’t very old, and the fact that every human […]

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The Importance of Nutrition in Sport

The term “sports nutrition” has always been a funny term to me. Of course, athletes have some different needs than others. However, nutrition has to be a focus for all of us, in the sport of life. We need to perform at our best regardless of the type of task.   https://247sports.com/college/nebraska/Article/The-Nebraska-Huskers-are-making-some-staff-changes-to-the-nutrition-department-and-replace-two-longtime-coaches-118278170   I thought […]

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2 ways Golf Nutrition Blocks Weight Loss

2 Nutritional Strategies on the Golf Course that are Getting in the Way of Pool Season   It’s golf season. It’s pool season. Time for swimsuits to come out of storage (and leopard skin man-kinis). Kidding aside, do you want to perform at your best while playing golf, but also want to improve body composition […]

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Diets are like Budgets…

Financial expert David Bach has a large following, due in part to his no nonsense, time tested ways of looking at building wealth. He argues the following:   His “Latte Factor” is a metaphor for little things that you spend during the day that add up and get in the way of long term savings. […]

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Vacation Weight Isn’t a Bad Thing

You start a nutrition and exercise program. Everything is going great. Weight is down, strength is up, and you feel good in a routine. A vacation or work trip comes up. You come back up a few pounds, didn’t get a workout in, and feel down on yourself. Sound familiar? I see this all the […]

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