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BECOME A BETTER ATHLETE WITH HOLISTIC NUTRITION & TRAINING INFORMATION FROM 4X IRONMAN, REPEAT USAT AGE-GROUP NATIONALS QUALIFIER, IM ALL-WORLD ATHLETE, SPARTAN NORTH AMERICAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND SPARTAN TRIFECTA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER, LUKE POWELL

Latest Blog Posts

  • The New Dietary Guidelines

    Every 5 years since 1980, two departments, HHS (Health and Human Services) and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans - the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines are supposed to reflect the current body of nutrition science, help health professionals and policymakers […]

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  • How Quarantine Has Changed Exercise

    ​Depending on where you are, your life looks different than it did 8-10 weeks ago. Here in the United States, it was mid-March that things started to shut down and we were told to stay home. In order to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading too quickly and overwhelming our hospitals, we shut down all […]

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  • Why Are Some People More Vulnerable to COVID-19?

    I’m not going to waste your time or mine giving you the history of the COVID-19 virus and the ensuing pandemic. Everyone has lived through the last 5-6 months and has their own opinions on where and how it originated and spread throughout the world. I see your posts on social media, I know all […]

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  • How To Combat Coronavirus (or any other virus)

    On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. The virus that causes COVID-19 is infecting people and spreading easily from person-to-person. Cases have been detected in most countries worldwide and […]

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  • Strength Training for Runner (Yes, you need to be doing it!)

    I like to imagine that all runners know the importance of strength training, but I still talk with people all the time that assume running up some hills is good enough. It’s not. For runners, even just those that run once or twice a week, the key muscles that you should work on are developing […]

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  • Nutritional Ideas That Were Proven Wrong Over the Last Decade

    Before I get into the meat of the post (pun intended), I thought it would be worth mentioning that there is debate on when the current decade actually begins and ends.Most Americans (64%) believe the next decade will begin on Jan. 1, 2020, and end on Dec. 31, 2029. But nearly 20% said they weren't […]

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