“If I eat breakfast, I feel hungrier all day” complained a working mom who wanted to lose 10 pounds. She was a breakfast skipper. She believed skipping breakfast would save her some calories and helps her shed a few pounds.
I should be pencil-thin for all the exercise I do. I don’t keep cookies in the house. If they are there, I eat way too many of them. I’m afraid if I start eating, I won’t stop…
What do you do when a food has power over you? “I don’t keep peanut butter in the house”, reported Sarah, a working mom and fitness exerciser who wanted to lose about 10 pounds.
Question 1: What are two things dogs and athletes have in common? Answer: One, both dogs and athletes love to exercise. Two, they both come in different sizes and shapes.
“Since I’ve given up meat, I’ve been eating lots of nuts and peanut butter for protein” reported my client. She thought she was eating TONS of protein, but the reality is, nuts and peanut butter are not as protein-dense as many people think.
Is it true that if you eat fat you will get fat? No! Fat is an important part of a balanced diet. • In terms of body weight, we need to pay attention to total calorie intake, and not grams of fat.
For Athletes Who Struggle with Food and Weight Too many athletes (males and females alike) struggle with food and weight. Their common belief is “the lighter I am, the better I’ll perform.”
“I’ve been training so hard, I’ve stopped getting my menstrual period. Is that normal?” “Should I take the birth control pill so I start menstruating again?” “Is it OK to not have a period for several months?”
Q: My daughter plays several sports and burns a lot of calories during her training. I worry because she is a vegetarian and may not be getting enough protein in her diet to sustain such high amounts of activity.