Carbs vs. Carbs

CARBS – not all carbs are created equal so it’s important to focus on macro & micro (nutrional value) of foods. When people cut carbs they often restrict bread but continue to eat ???. FRUITS ARE CARBS and there is nothing wrong with that. A lot of fruit actually contain more carbs than foods deemed “bad” ? like bread. I’m not saying …

100 calorie snacks

CARBS are bae and snacks are essential. Don’t forget that fruits and veggies are in fact carbs! Besides my usual oats, brown rice, sweet potatoes and yams these are some of my go to snacks. Bananas are a great preworkout (26g carbs), carrots tie me over on the drive home, edamame has a ton of protein, and frozen grapes and …

Low Carb Fruit

As promised, some low carb fruit options. . Other low carb fruit options include: blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, clementines, cherries and cantaloupe. . Carbs are NOT bad, they help fuel your body. I personally love fruit after a workout because it helps to restore your glycogen levels in both your liver and you muscles ? I’ve listed these fruits as “low …

High Carb Fruit

Summer time usually means more delicious carbs in the form of fruit. ????? . Carbs are NOT bad, they help fuel your body. I personally love fruit after a workout because it helps to restore your glycogen levels in both your liver and you muscles ? I’ve listed these fruits as “high carb” because in comparison to some other fruits, …

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 …