October 23, 2019

I am commonly asked about sugar intake, and of course have heard of diets that restrict sugar (in all forms) or have a 30-day “detox approach” from it. This topic is one that many have drawn a line in the sand on and can be rather confrontational about a challenge to their stance. I encourage respectful debate, as with anything I post, but here goes my take on sugar.

August 13, 2019

I was asked recently if there was any significance behind the name Adaptive Transformations. For those curious, or interested in the origin story, please continue reading.

February 26, 2019

There are many different approaches to Intermittent Fasting (IF), which includes multiple books around application and conflicting research studies. I will start out by stating that Intermittent Fasting is not really a diet, it is more so a pattern of eating. In fact, some refer to it as time restricted feeding. It is a way of scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. As such, it is flexible and adjustable based on each person’s unique lifestyle. IF doesn’t change what you eat, it simply changes when you eat.

February 8, 2019

Hunger is a common topic and area of concern for both client and coach during a prescribed fat loss phase of a nutrition plan. One thing to keep in mind is that the feeling of hunger is not always a bad thing, in fact it can be an indicator of a properly functioning metabolism and sign that you are in a caloric deficit. To simplify, you are using up more energy than you are taking in from daily nutrition. This is a desired situation to encourage fat loss.