CRUSH Nutrition and Training

Do You Supplement?

There are many views and opinions about supplementing our nutrition.  For those new to the game of supplements, they can be extremely valuable and can add significant benefits to our lives with respects to our health.  They must be used appropriately and we must understand what supplements can do for us. Why take supplements?  There…

Nutrition Labels – What to Look For

How many of you know what you are looking at when you read nutrition labels on the foods that you buy?  Have you ever wondered what some of the items or numbers mean?  Have you often said to yourself, I can’t even pronounce some of these words!  Food labels can be tricky because sometimes that’s…

Eating Organic on a Budget

It’s so expensive to eat healthy.  Packaged and processed foods are so much more affordable and easy.  Have you said this to yourself or others?  I have to say I used to say the same thing.  While it is more costly to buy organic, it is even more costly when you are suffering from several…

All or Nothing

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes struggle against an all or nothing mentality or attitude.  You are either all the way in or all the way out.  There doesn’t seem to be a happy medium or any forgiveness for missteps along the way.  We can apply this mindset to  anything really but I am…

Jekyll vs. Hyde

I remember all too clearly my very Italian grandmother always encouraging me to eat every time we were over at her house.  For those that don’t know, food in the Italian culture is what brings families together.  As a child growing up in an Italian household, there was never a time where I went without…

Weekend Strategy

The weekend is here, as is the holiday season with tons of wonderful food and drinks at many social gatherings.  What do you do?  Get anxious and completely avoid social situations for fear of falling way off plan?  Give up your journey to a healthier lifestyle because you may have an all or nothing mentality?…

Diet Prison

We are always on the hunt for that golden ticket to a leaner, healthier physique.  Do we find it in the vast array of “diets” that have flooded the media?  Do we find it in something that our parents have taught us?  Or do we find it in a flexible strategy that allows us to…

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