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The Lazy Macros Approach to Diet (Protein + #800gChallenge®)

My philosophy towards dietary changes is to implement the least amount of work to get someone towards the goals they are after. Diet “success” comes from consistency in the long-term. Implementing too many drastic changes generally means it won’t be sustainable and therefore, we won’t see (or keep) the results.… Read More »The Lazy Macros Approach to Diet (Protein + #800gChallenge®)

“Feeling Better” on the #800gChallenge®

This post addresses the second most common outcome from the #800gChallenge: people just “feel better” (i.e., better recovery). (Although check out these epic #800gChallenge weight loss transformations at CrossFit Diamond State!). Both responses – energy and recovery – likely come from the increase in micronutrients and phytochemicals in one’s diet.… Read More »“Feeling Better” on the #800gChallenge®

“More Energy” on the #800gChallenge®

There have been a variety of responses from people undertaking the 800-gram challenge (#800gChallenge™). The most common responses have been that people have “more energy” (better performance) or just “feel better” (better recovery). This post is the why of the “more energy” response; I will tackle the “feeling better” response… Read More »“More Energy” on the #800gChallenge®