Figuring Out What to Prep to Hit Your Macros

A lot of people ask me how I decide what to cook to hit my macros. I wish there was an easy peasy answer. The truth is, when I first began counting macros it took a lot of trial and error. Sometimes it still does. This is currently my strategy for figuring out what i’m going to prep while¬†ensuring I …

Clean Eating Food List

Below is a basic list I’ve put together of carbs/fats/proteins that I like to include in my diet. This is obviously not an extensive list. These are however my go to foods. The closer it is to the top of the list, the more frequently I eat it (based on personal preference..and it fitting my macros ūüôā ) Carbohydrates Fats …

Musings of a Macro Counting Newbie

I’m not a nutrition expert, personal trainer or macro expert. The following is MY experiences and thoughts thus far.¬†For my meals check out MFP: Nikkijustgetfit What are Macros? Macros are macronutrients. They get broken down into: carbs, fats, and proteins. Is it hard to calculate your Macros?¬† I avoided counting macros for weeks and months because I didn’t understand what …

Home Tabata Workout

This full body tabata workout will keep you burning calories all day long! Do 8 rounds of 8 exercises. 20 seconds hard (as many as you can, no counting reps) , 10 seconds rest.. 8x. It works out to be just under 35 minutes. You can download a free tabata timer onto your phone¬†which counts down both your 20 seconds …

5 Moves for the Abs with an Exercise Ball

Try these five ab exercises at home or the gym using an exercise ball. I promise you’ll feel the burn! You can do all 3 sets with rest in between or you can do each exercise once and work through them three times. 3 sets of 10 one legged push ups 3 sets of 10 push ups 3 sets of …