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
I like to enjoy my pancakes just like cookies; I make a ton, freeze them, and when ready- I pop them in the toaster and eat as is 🙂 Here’s 3 of my latest favs from my Breakfast Ebook! Oatmeal Banana Protein Pancake Makes 8 4″ little cakes 1 cake = Cal 118 Pro 8 Carb … More 3 Protein Pancakes
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.
DID YOU KNOW? Broccoli sprouts are 10x – 100x higher in some cancer fighting compounds than the actual mature vegetable! And, provide un-comparable anti-aging properties compared to ANY other food. It takes a bit of work and patience, but I feel like it was worth it and will continue this rinse and repeat habit for … More Grow Your Own Broccoli Sprouts
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
Weight loss is generally seen as a positive thing. It can bring improved health, better looks and all sorts of benefits, both physical and mental. However, your brain doesn’t necessarily see it that way. Your brain is more worried about keeping you from starving, making sure that you (and your genes) survive. When you lose a lot … More Starvation Mode
So here we are at 10 weeks out… The pictures represent how I am supposed to look in 10 weeks and how I look today. These are Fitness Models in the NPAA, the same girls who will be standing next to me on show day! I am getting really excited. I have planned everything already … More 10 Weeks Out!
Chocolate Bean Brownie Bars Makes 10 regular or 2 petite bar Servings 1 Serving = Cal 192 Pro 6 Carb 21 (4F) Fat 1 Ingredients 19-oz can black beans (drained and rinsed very well) 3 tbsp (15g) cocoa powder 7 tbsp (45g) chocolate protein powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup Nutella pinch pure stevia or … More Chocolate Bean Brownie Bars
I take screen shots of food pictures and recipes I want to make, but then they get lost and unorganized when I upload them onto my computer. In efforts to organize some ideas, this blog is like a Pintrest board with my saved Instagram recipes! Enjoy 🙂 ~ and if you’re on the Instagram’s, add … More Instragram Recipe Steals