Registered Dietitian Internship: Clinical & Medical Case Study

To become a Registered Dietitian a person must first earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics (if you have a Ph.D. and a number of college nutrition courses, there is one exception called ISPP) from an accredited university. Next they will work to secure an Accredited Registered Dietitian Internship which is typically at least 1,200 hours and will be broken-up over…

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How to Pass the RD Exam on the First Try

Attaining the Registered Dietitian (RD) credential is a big deal for those of us who work in the health and nutrition industry. It is the standard of a truly evidence-based, scientific nutrition education. The credential has changed a bit over the years so now you see it written in a couple of different ways but typically you’ll see it noted…

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Meal Prep Basics for Fitness Results

“Meal prep” is a term you hear a lot in the fitness industry. In it’s most basic form, meal prep is simply the act of preparing your foods, in advance, and organizing meal options so that they are easily accessible and properly proportioned to directly address the fitness goals you have. So obviously there’s a little more to meal prep…

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4 Super Simple Tips to Help You Get Fit Faster

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been asked to tell someone the key to getting fit I’d be living on some island being fed grapes (organic of course) by any number of very attentive and exceptionally formed females. This however is not my reality. Therefore, I will do my best to answer the question for you. Given…

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The Fitness Lifestyle Isn’t for Everyone and Why That’s Okay

The fitness lifestyle is one I’ve lived for the vast majority of my life. Even during times when I’m not lifting weights or doing my cardio on a daily basis, I am still doing something to move myself forward physically such as eating well, eating cleaner foods, trying Yoga, or just being more active in some way. Throughout my many…

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The Importance of Ritual in Pursuit of a Fit Body

I’ve been training clients and developing personal training teams for large health clubs for over 20 years. If I can think of one thing that always seems to get in the way of progress for people wanting to attain a higher level of physical fitness, specifically a muscular and lean physique, that thing is consistency. More specifically a lack of…

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How to Get Lean and Stay Lean the Ultimate Rocket Science of Fitness

How do I get lean and stay lean? Of course everyone wants to know the answer to this question. And yet, somehow we all really already know the answer. After all, this isn’t rocket science! The answer is one we often do not want to hear and certainly don’t want to do. But here it is! Behavior Modification Yep! That’s…

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The 8 Biggest Reasons That You Are Still Fat

Hahahaaa that title got you a little bit didn’t it? Don’t lie! It got you! But seriously, when I tell you that I deal with a lot of people wanting desperately to lose weight I am not exaggerating. This year, I have already designed fitness and nutrition programs for over 1,200 different people in my local community alone. What may…

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Healthy Eating on a Budget – with Complete Food List

We’ve all been there, staring at a shelf full of strawberries.  Half of the shelf has your typical strawberries packaged and ready to sell at an affordable price and the other half of the shelf, the better half, has organic strawberries similarly packaged but costing literally twice as much.  In frustration we opt for the cheaper package because we are…

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5 Health Foods – One Just Might Kill You

It’s safe to say that if you’re reading this article, you are interested in improving your body, your life and your fitness lifestyle.  I’m writing this article because of the tremendous volume of email I’ve had recently surrounding healthy foods that most people just aren’t thinking about.  Whether it’s a really healthy food option that we often overlook or whether…

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