protein

On Saturday, I held my first event in Boston at The Bar Method with The Ripe Stuff Juice Cleanse. It was a fabulous success. Sarah Fit readers were able to try The Bar Method for free, and the rest of the clients were treated to yummy workout snacks like protein muffins and granola bars with [...]

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In High School, the macronutrient I always looked at on a nutrition label was fat, thanks to the low-fat diet craze. In College, it was fiber and carbs courtesy of Weight Watchers and Atkins. Post college I studied nutrition and fitness more, getting certified to be a personal trainer and reading countless articles in Oxygen, [...]

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I did not start incorporating protein into my workout routine until about 2 years ago. I heard about post workout nutrition but assumed it was for athletes and bodybuilders. Protein supplement education has come a long way, and now as a personal trainer I understand the science and benefits behind it. Despite numerous blog and [...]

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Summer weather can be “muggy,” so getting up early to get in a workout is sometimes the only way to guarantee a workout. If you don’t exercise in the morning, you need to stay hydrated and eat properly to keep energy levels up. People get out of work at 5 or 6 but have a [...]

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Last week during my 4th of July vacation, my mother asked me if I had any suggestions for high protein snacks. I was kind of well, shocked she asked me this since usually she is the one turning me on to new products. She introduced me the Eat Clean Diet by Tosca Reno and ever [...]

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“What is up with the protein love affair?” a Facebook user posted on my Fan page after I shared a link to a recent post, “How much protein do you really need?” Research shows that 60% of the US population is trying to increase their protein intake. From general health and wellness, to sports nutrition [...]

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So how much protein do you really need? I get this question almost daily. First, It depends on your age, weight and level of activity. The RDI (recommended daily intake) is .4 g per lb per day for a person who isn’t too active which I know is not you if you’re reading this. If [...]

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In the summer, I am always up against the same battle: how to keep from gaining weight with my busy work and social calendar? While I always find the time to fit in exercise, the hours logged at the gym will never out burn a poor diet.  With weddings, moving and traveling constantly, it’s important [...]

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Whey vs Soy Protein

July 14, 2011 · 18 comments

I admit I’ve bought soy protein because it was cheap.  I use protein powder daily for my breakfast pancake.  I choose whey protein (isolate if you can afford it) sweetened with stevia.  I know it was the best way to go but now there is science that proves it is better than soy protein when [...]

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I’ve mastered the do or die willpower that it takes to drop 5 lbs in a week.  I feel like it’s gift just as much as it is a weakness.  I have a photoshoot on Wednesday so I’ve been eating very clean for about 1-2 weeks (with the exception of ice cream pie on Easter).  [...]

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