3 Considerations During the “Long Haul”

3 Considerations During the “Long Haul”

We are just about half way through 2019. Can you believe it? Many of us are focusing on taking a long-term approach to our health and fitness, as well as working on sustainable healthy habit formation. Awesome. Way to go!!   Now, the second half of 2019, aka the...
4 Ways to Keep Summer Simple

4 Ways to Keep Summer Simple

The summer can sometimes be a roll of the nutrition dice.    You may have a summer full of travel, outdoor parties, and schedule inconsistencies. These types of summer are memorable but can make it hard to stay on track with nutrition. Or, you may have a summer...
Two Phases of Nutrition Coaching

Two Phases of Nutrition Coaching

  Nutrition changes do not happen overnight. That is why at Cypher, we break up nutrition coaching into two phases. When you first sign up for nutrition coaching, you start out in Phase 1. Phase 1 lasts for three months, and gives you a strong foundation to...
7 Ways To Stand Out

7 Ways To Stand Out

I vividly remember running 300s. Around this time of year, about 20 years ago. Skyline Football summer training camps, ahhh those were some formative years for this kid!   Usually we would start by running a mile for a warm-up. Some people would coast this, but I...
Exercise your NO muscle

Exercise your NO muscle

We talk a lot about building healthy habits like meal prep, drinking water, scheduling time for exercise and going to bed earlier to get at least 6 hours of sleep, and making these part of our daily routine.   Many of us can stick to these healthy habits short...
How to Save Your Fruits and Veggies

How to Save Your Fruits and Veggies

We have all been there — you are super excited to start eating healthier so you go out and buy tons and tons of fruits and veggies. Then, before you know it, 75% of what you bought has gone bad before you can eat them! Important things to keep in mind are : 1)...
Ouch.

Ouch.

I just fell. No, really. I just tripped walking up a curb. And I fell down. Hard. On all fours. I was looking around, enjoying the sunny weather. Unwinding at the end of a long day, and walking toward my favorite pub to looking forward to savoring a brew while my...
Steps to making nutrition simple, #4 is the easiest

Steps to making nutrition simple, #4 is the easiest

“Something as fundamental as nutrition shouldn’t be complicated.” This is a phrase you will hear from anyone familiar with CrossFit, over and over again. People all over the world have to eat daily- and more than once, so it should be kept as simple as possible....
The Basics of Marinating

The Basics of Marinating

Do you find yourself cooking the same things over and over, with little variations to seasonings or flavors? A great way to add flavor, with the minimum amount of calories, to your favorite proteins is with marinates! Here are some starting points: How? Start with a...