You’ve been trying to avoid high calories foods and you make sure you are doing cardio a few times a week…but the scale just won’t budge! In fact, you’ve gained a few pounds. You’re frustrated and ready to give up. It seems like you’re doing all of the right things, but you just can’t seem to make progress..
Ever wonder what’s best to eat before you hit the gym? What about after a tough spin class? Many people hit up the juice bar for a protein shake, but is that really the only way to refuel your body?
I’ve been loving lettuce wraps recently – from grilled tofu lettuce wraps, to a veggie burger on lettuce. This wrap is yet another one to add to the list, for those wanting to avoid that crash after a high-carb meal or looking to manage their weight.
I don’t want you to tell me that because you are following a low carb diet, you are not having sweet potatoes.
I always encourage my clients to have a few go-to dinner ideas for when they’re in a crunch during the week. Ideally, these meals should be:
It’s hard to ignore the buzz around protein powders lately as they are quite popular in body building circles and with athletes. It is clear that protein is a key macronutrient that can helps us obtain our performance, weight loss or muscle-building goals. However, you may be skeptical because these powders can be costly and may contain additional additives such as sugars and artificial sweeteners. This may cause you to ask “Is protein powder really necessary for the average person?”