And now here’s her back shot of Christie’s progress. After she competed a couple of months ago, I brought her out of a deficit immediately and stopped her cardio sessions. I then slowly increased her calories for a while and now it’s time to start dieting for her last show of the year. It’s been.. Read more →

Quick and easy microwave french toast

I saw this recipe the other day and thought, that is genius! French toast is so tasty, but can be a bit time consuming to make. This microwave french toast takes just 5 minutes. Ingredients: (adjust amounts to fit your meal plan) – 1 whole egg – 4 egg whites – 2 slices of Rudy’s.. Read more →

Need some new ideas for how to prepare fish?

You can use any fish for these dishes of course, according to your preference. Shrimp Tacos – grill or pan “fry” shrimp with seasoning or marinade of your choice. I use shredded cabbage, avocado, fat free avocado dressing drizzled on top and then some Cholula hot sauce in a corn tortilla. Tuna Fish Patties –.. Read more →

Study on fed versus fasted HIIT cardio

I came across another study that compared fed vs. fasted cardio. However, in this study the cardio performed was high intensity interval training (HIIT). For those of you who don’t know, HIIT basically has you cycle between periods of low- and high-intensity effort. It’s also a great compliment to a sound weight-loss diet and training.. Read more →

Get control of your time

If you want to make an impact with your life, you’ve got to do one thing: You’ve got to get control of your time. Your time is your life. If you don’t learn to manage your time, you won’t go very far in life. We all have the same amount of time every week: 168.. Read more →

Do you have an emergency food bag in your car?

Now that my kids are back in school, and I’m on the road more, which means, more traffic, delays, schedule changes, running from one end of the city to the other… I am putting my EMERGENCY FOOD bag back in the car. I keep an insulated bag (this one is from Whole Foods) in my.. Read more →