Who’s Going To Do It?

Who’s Going To Do It?

We are so proud of our members who just competed at and completed their first (except for Rocky ;)) Strengthlifting meet!   From the idea stage (“there’s this thing you should sign up for!”), to the preparation, the doubting, the singlet nerves, the extra bit of...
Too Sweet For My Taste

Too Sweet For My Taste

One of the greatest cons ever executed was parents checking our candy for poison. Poison? Really?  However, being the acquiescent son that I was, I knew better than to question my mother’s intentions when she offered to hold on to the choice pieces of chocolate from...
Family Size

Family Size

I have the privilege of living with one of my closest friends and her family. It’s mom, dad, big sister, not so little anymore brother and uncle Don. And because I live with a family I am afforded a rare look inside the life of a typical American family as they answer...
Fiber, The 4th Macro?

Fiber, The 4th Macro?

Please enjoy today’s Guest Blog from our beloved Cypher Member and Nurse Practitioner, Sarah Archenbronn! You’ve had a good chance over the last few blog posts to learn about the 3 macro-nutrients that comprise all the food that we eat. So now you’re...
Weight Loss Resistant: Fat or Faux

Weight Loss Resistant: Fat or Faux

I sat down with a friend recently and listened as she told me her story of doing everything right and still not being able to lose weight, or a enough to see a physical difference. As I responded with what she had undoubtedly heard already, I couldn’t help but feel...
The Great Carb Debate

The Great Carb Debate

We could spend all day just getting caught up on The Debate, so let’s not. I’d rather give you something actionable. So here’s what you should do: Source your carbs from natural foods only (unprocessed, straight off the plant). Eat an abundance of vegetables. Green,...
Fat: It’s Not The Devil

Fat: It’s Not The Devil

The next macro we need to talk about is… FAT! Already I can already feel the negative feels associated with this word. We all grew up immersed in the dogma that… eating fat makes you fat, right? Greasy greaseballs all up in your arteries, clogging them, making you...
Get Your Proteins

Get Your Proteins

“Macros” is short for macronutrient. Macro means big. It also means important. Macros are big and important! Protein, Carbs, and Fat are macros. Some people include Fiber. Protein is the most important macronutrient, by far. Yet it is also the one most people struggle...