Simple Dietary Fixes for Low T by Erick Avila | 06/16/15 Here’s what you need to know… Low-calorie diets, like those athletes use to make weight, can lower testosterone levels. Environmental pollutants, like direct or indirect cigarette smoke, can also play havoc with your testosterone. Studies have shown that minor nutritional interventions can boost testosterone … More Boost Testosterone with Food
We will call this girl Germany for the sake of my story-telling and her wanting to remain nameless 😉 – and because she’s from Germany- how cool! Sooo rewind 3 weeks ago, Germany and I decide that I’m going to prep. her for a Figure show, after her bikini show. A natural progression for a … More Carbs in Competition Prep.
So a while back I wrote a blog on ATP, our bodies fuel for energy (here), and today I want to blog about what supplement you can take to give it a boost! So, here’s a little re-cap on ATP, which is energy stored in our muscles, once we start to lift: ATP-PCr is the … More ATP & Creatine
What is Bulletproof Coffee? In a nutshell, what makes this coffee “bulletproof” is putting butter in your morning cup of joe. Yes, I just said butter. In a cup of coffee. Putting butter in coffee recently became trendy when Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey coined the term Bulletproof Coffee® after a trip to Tibet where he … More Bulletproof Coffee = Butter In Your Coffee
So the dust has settled from Hannah’s Figure Competition; an off-season plus a 20 week prep. and the day was amongst us last Sunday. I don’t live in Maine (United States), so I streamed the show from my living room for the entire day, as if I was there. It was a LONG day! Hannah and … More We Did Alright! 🥇
Is Your Thyroid Happy? When the thyroid is happy and functioning normally, it determines how your body uses energy (i.e., controls your metabolism), makes proteins affecting growth and development, plays a part in glucose consumption, helps regulate levels of blood lipids, and even controls body temperature. When you’re not giving it what it needs – … More Fix Your Metabolism w Table Salt
The big day has finally arrived for Hannah Stoutamyer! Today she graces the stage. My coaching journey with H began 10 weeks ago when I got a FB message from her asking for help. She lives in the US and got my name from my friend and figure competition client who is a travel agent; … More Hannah Competition Day
Some of my bikini athletes from the NPAA Canadian Classic 🙂 Better late than never!
Here I am, 30 days out; this is a screenshot of my stage routine! I am very excited about my posing and I just need to practice it every day to make it super natural. Tomorrow I get popcorn!!! I have popcorn as my ‘refeed’ for carbohydrates once a week as I’m eating less than … More Posing & Cookies