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Tricks for easy food tracking

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Tricks for easy food tracking

1. Getting a cheap kitchen scale and separating your “meals” into ready-to-go containers can be a game changer if you keep yourself busy. You can save the foods you often eat together in the “meal” section of MyFitnessPal, and not worry about weighing stuff every time!⁠ ⁠ 2. Snacks and liquid calories count too (coffee with creamer, wine, etc). Having at least 2 weeks of this data is crucial for me to adjust your calories & macros to get your body composition to the place we want it the fastest as we move on. ⁠ ⁠ 3. Get used to...

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My Russian Grandmother's Advice

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My Russian Grandmother's Advice

Growing up in Russia watching mom, two grandmothers and a great grandmother prepare and serve meals formed my food palette, healthy food choices and habits around cooking in general. Here, I will share a couple things that have always been natural to me at home, or when visiting one of the grandmothers as a kid.Maybe those seem old fashioned, but I think, they make sharing a meal with someone or dining alone more conscious and special - something we could all benefit from Wash your hands and face before a meal Sit down, turn off TV, remove books, devices, newspapers...

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Vegan Protein Powders Reviews + My Сustom Blend Recipe

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Vegan Protein Powders Reviews + My Сustom Blend Recipe

I get asked about this on a weekly (sometimes daily) basis.

Here are a couple protein powders I currently use/have used before and liked

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Cravings, Discipline and Pallet Adaptation

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Cravings, Discipline and Pallet Adaptation

Friends always ask me what do I eat after the show day's done. I can have anything I want, and the weirdest thing is, the amount of options and flavors makes any choice not able to live up to the hype. Why? Read on... 6.29.19 post show vegan chorizo pineapple pie @ Blaze pizza after OCB Colonial Open, Williamsburg, VA. So, I get off stage, put the trophies down, pull out a fresh cucumber out of my bag and bite in. Juicy, fresh, delicious! Cucumbers have been my favorite food since childhood. Growing up in Russia, we didn't get fresh veggies...

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Free Stuff

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Free Stuff

Most of us are well-off individuals with jobs, enough means to travel the world and make good choices. Why do we act like animals who can be led into the butcher's stable in herds with a free bagel and a koozie?

Are we dumb? Are we frugal? How do we prevent ourselves from being tricked to listen to the unwanted propagandist lecture for a free t-shirt in the end, and remind our foolish reptile brain to chill and let the prefrontal cortex make decisions instead..?

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