Eat to Train NOT Train to Eat

Let me start by stating I am NOT a registered dietician; however, I have studied nutrition for many years, including courses taken at University of North Florida. One of the things I have learned is people should eat to train and not train to eat.  For endurance athletes, this can be a difficult concept to … Read more

No Quick Fix

Fitness Bootcamps Jacksonville

It is January, the time for resolutions and getting fit…Again! Right now everyone is on the bandwagon to eat healthy and do whatever it takes, at least for a while. I love the focus and determination everyone has in January; however, I wish it lasted throughout the year. I understand that motivation is a tough … Read more

Meal Prep

Eating is something we all have to do every single day. Eating serves the purpose of providing nutrients to our body. However, many of us tend to eat as a relief for an emotional issue. We eat when we are happy, we eat when we are sad, and we eat when we are stressed. Basically, … Read more


Alcohol, it’s the favorite drink of many. Try convincing one of its many fans that it’s the wrong choice and you’ll find just how touchy of a subject it is. People love their alcohol! So, I am not here to tell you to stop drinking. Really, I’m not. However, there are a few basic facts … Read more


10/1/2014 I have eaten the same breakfast almost every day for the past 7 years and I love it! I am definitely a person who thrives on routine and I have found that being consistent helps me live a healthier life. It takes the guess work out of eating and exercising; then you just repeat … Read more

Eat More Food but Less Calories

3/1/2014 I love to eat… A LOT! So I have to find foods I can eat a lot of that do not have as many calories and taste good. It is really not as hard as it sounds, it just takes some extra planning and a few great, easy recipes. First let’s look at how … Read more