Growth in Recovery Part 2

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jan 30, 2018
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Growth in Recovery, part 2:  Signs of poor or inadequate recovery   Those of you who follow this blog on a regular basis may have noticed that nothing was posted last week.  For that, I apologize, but I was in the midst of learning an...

Growth in Recovery Part 1

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jan 16, 2018
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Recovery, part 1:  An introduction   Very often, articles written by professionals in the fitness industry are centered around training or nutrition.  Likewise, as a coach, the vast majority of the discussions I have with my clients stem from questions about one of these two...

Exercising When Sick – A good idea?

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Jan 09, 2018
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Exercising When Sick – A good idea?   It’s January, the beginning of a new year.  This is an exciting time in our industry, as we encounter lots of people who have specific fitness goals.  This might be in the form of New Year’s resolutions,...

Macros 101 Part 4

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Dec 12, 2017
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Macros 101:  Part four – creating some flexibility   This will be the conclusion of the short series on macronutrients.  Part one primarily dealt with defining terms (protein, fats, carbohydrates, etc.), part two gave some insight into what I do as a coach (and what...

Macros 101 Part 3

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Dec 05, 2017
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Macros 101:  Part three – navigating the plan   Last week, we discussed some of what goes into designing a nutrition plan specific to your fitness goals.  This week, I want to share some principles to follow if you need to temporarily diverge from your...

Macros 101 Part 2

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Nov 28, 2017
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Macros 101:  Part two – what goes into designing a plan   Last week we discussed the basic definitions of calories, macronutrients, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.  Now let’s put some of that into practice.   I have both been a coach and worked with coaches...

Marcos 101 Part 1

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Nov 21, 2017
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Macros 101:  Part one – definitions “You’re still counting calories?  That’s SO 1990’s…..  Don’t you know that counting macros is more important?” In all seriousness, now that the internet has become such a prevalent part of our daily lives, we live in a period of...

Don't forget your greens!

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Nov 14, 2017
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I know very few people who are eating enough vegetables.  Now, I strive to have fresh or steamed vegetables with every meal, and even I don’t think I eat enough vegetables.  So often in our quest to get the right amounts of macronutrients (carbs, proteins,...

5 Tips to take on holiday eating

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Oct 31, 2017
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5 TIPS TO TAKE ON HOLIDAY EATING             If you are anything like myself then you understand that Halloween marks the true beginning of the holiday season in Nebraska. (which you dread because you now have to fight your inner fat kid for the next...

Consistency is key

Post by  Rexius Nutrition Oct 24, 2017
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Consistency is the key Whatever your fitness goals are, following a consistent plan for exercise and nutrition is an extremely important component of your success.  There are many reasons why this is true, and this short article discusses some of those reasons, as well as...