Take Control Radio: Episode 22–Gut Health

Today I joined Evan Pohl and his amazing team out at Forge-Rx in Winder, GA to discuss gut health! Some key points: -Eat a plant-based (doesn't mean plant *exclusive*) diet with *at least* 25g fiber per day. -Exercise! But get enough rest. -Diet and exercise affect the microbiome and explain a large percentage of microbial diversity. … Continue reading Take Control Radio: Episode 22–Gut Health

Two More Weeks, Two More Things! (Installment #2: Hacking Your Brain)

My last blog explained the process of adopting and maintaining change, along with some ways to prevent a relapse back to behavioral procrastination (DUN dun DDUNNN). This time, I'm going to explain how I stuck to it for the whole 12 weeks without eating an entire jar of peanut butter or all of the Halo Top in … Continue reading Two More Weeks, Two More Things! (Installment #2: Hacking Your Brain)

Two More Weeks, Two More Things! (Installment #1: Maintaining Change)

Last weekend was QUITE the weekend. I finished my 12-week cut with Renaissance Periodization, having dropped 13 lbs and at least 4.5% body fat (~9-10 lbs of fat). I PR'ed on bench, repping 120x8 at 131 lbs. I passed the CISSN exam, which is the premiere sport nutrition certification through the International Society of Sport … Continue reading Two More Weeks, Two More Things! (Installment #1: Maintaining Change)