Category: Nutrition

The 4 Pillars of Health: Live Your Best Life

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When I’m asked, “Whats the best thing to do for ________ “. The last word of that question usually falls into one of four categories. These four categories are what I like to call the “Pillars of Health”. People come to the Training Room in order to improve themselves and that doesn’t stop at learning how to correctly go about strength training. As coaches it is our responsibility to educate everyone we come in contact with on the 4 Pillars of Health and how working to improve each one can lead to living your best life. Here’s to feeling good all the time! (obligatory Seinfeld reference)

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Selfcare: Walk the Talk

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In today’s world we are able to call upon the google machine to help us research any and everything. The answer to almost every question is out there. If well sourced, you can find all the information you crave. Well, almost every question has been answered. There is one that still evades us…..”What is Colin Farrell’s best movie?”.  Continue reading “Selfcare: Walk the Talk”

The A, B, C, D’S of Nutrition

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Depending on what article you read or who you listen to, nutrition can get complicated, quick! We face nutrition dilemmas with every food choice we make. There can be a lot of ups and downs on the journey to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading “The A, B, C, D’S of Nutrition”

Training Room Client Social

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The Training Room is having a Client Social and we hope to see you there! Food, Football and socializing are the order of the day.

When: Saturday, September 19th, 6-10pm

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How To: Green Power Smoothie

Following on from Eirinn’s “Eat Well, Live Well” monthly newsletter, we have added a video library of quick and easy recipe’s for shakes, snacks and treats etc that Eirinn uses regularly. Look for more video’s under the tab “Eirinn’s Food Solutions” on coachjoncarroll.com

Recipe:

– 1 cup of greens
– 1 banana
– 1/4 cup of sliced cucumber
– 1/4 cup of blueberries
– 1 1/2 cup of coconut milk
– 1 teaspoon of spirulina
– 1 tablespoon of chia seeds

Blend & Enjoy!

Best Productivity Supplements

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Our most precious resource is time. Just like Bradley Cooper found out in “Limitless”, it is non-replenishable and we always wish we had more as we continually need to be more productive. In order to get the most out your available time, it may be necessary to use a cognitive enhancer, productivity supplement or whatever else you want to call it. Here are my top three go to supplements. Continue reading “Best Productivity Supplements”

5 Food Rules to Follow

 

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In order to stay on top of your goals, whatever they may be, nutrition plays a key role. When it comes to food, we all need guidelines and here are 5 practical rules to embrace right now. Continue reading “5 Food Rules to Follow”

Eat Well, Live Well February 2015

Some tips on grocery shopping from Eirinn Dougherty and how much you could save by cooking at home on a regular basis.

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The Personal Paleo Code – A How To

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Whats the number one goal for everyone? To perform optimally, right? It could be in daily life or sports performance. The Personal Paleo Code approach has enabled me to get back to feeling optimal and my workouts and sports performance have improved also. The PPC encourages a 30 day reset. This reset approach is encouraged in order to clear your digestive system and start fresh.

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Tom Brady & Your Nutritional Choices

With SuperBowl Sunday in full effect it’s a good time to discuss nutritional options. Being a Giants fan, it’s not easy seeing the Patriots being successful while living in Boston. At least we’ll always have David Tyree. This article is the first in a 2 part series. The second article, “The Personal Paleo Code – A How To” will be published on Wednesday, February 4th. I came across this Tom Brady article on how well he looks after himself. It is a fascinating insight into Brady and the “lengths” he goes to make sure he stays in peak condition. The reality is you don’t have to be a multi-millionaire to take this approach. You do however need to make some honest decisions with yourself.

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How to Beat Hypothyroidism…………and your Doctor!

by Jonathan Carroll

Hypothyroidism is a condition the American Hypothyroidism Association estimates affects up to 20 million Americans with up to 60% of people unaware of their condition. The process of finding out what is affecting you and how to go about fixing the situation usually develops into a long journey. As you battle the symptoms, you even may end up having to go to war with your own doctor!

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Eat Well, Live Well: Get Cookin’

 

In this months “Eat Well, Live Well” nutrition newsletter, Eirinn Dougherty outlines why its important to prepare meals at home and she also examines how to take in everything your body needs to function at an optimal level. There is also a quick and easy recipe for delicious taco bowls!

 

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