• Learn,  Nutrition

    Omnivore: What’s on my plate

    I’ve been procrastinating on writing about this topic because it’s not clean. It’s not clear cut. I have a lot of conflicting feelings about it. Yet those are the topics that are most interesting. Nothing in life is clear cut. However, I find I respect and enjoy most people who dig into those gray areas. That’s where the meat of the matter is, so to speak.

  • Learn,  Lift

    Morning Tea

    I am on my final sips of a lukewarm mug of tea that I started almost an hour ago. During an interview once, the woman I was meeting with looked down at her takeaway cup of coffee and announced “Ah, these are just props anyway.” Each time I reach for my mug, I remember I’m just using a stand-in for what I really want: strong, hot, caffeine-laden coffee.

  • Learn,  Lift

    Fuelin’ Myself

    I recently finished Renaissance Periodization’s “Renaissance Woman: Fat Loss, Muscle Growth, and Performance Through Scientific Eating.” I’d been eyeing it for a while since the first time Meg Squats shared that she uses RP for her nutrition plans. Their focus? Using scientific research to help athletes meet their performance goals through nutrition.