Sand & Steel’s latest nutrition tips and strategies. This blog post is dynamically updated as we discuss new nutrition tips and strategies based on the nutrition consultations our clients have at Sand & Steel (so bookmark it with CTRL D). We cover topics like how much soy is too much? Is artificial sugar really that bad? Does the kind of tea I drink affect weight loss? How to balance macros for improving body composition, etc. With over 8 years of nutrition and weight loss in Alexandria VA, you’ll this is a very long post.
Every metabolism works differently, so don’t give up if you don’t succeed right away. There is a formula that will work for you.
A Curated List of Effective Workouts, Weight Loss Tips, and Lifehacks to help you Get Healthy and Stay Healthy. The Get Healthy Stay Healthy Guide covers every personal training, yoga, nutrition, lifestyle, and health topic for all people. It contains every secret, life-hack, and shortcut. After two hours of Googling, you finally found it. The Roadmap, Landmark Guide to Get Healthy Stay Healthy.
Sighs. The stuff people write on the internet. There is no such guide. I study fitness and nutrition 5 hours a day for the past ten years, and I don’t know everything. I certainly can’t write it in one post. Nor could I possibly write an article that would apply to all people. Information and guidance has to customized to be effective. For example, I have written well over 3000 workouts. How many do you need right now? Maybe 8 Workouts. But you need the right 8 workouts. And that is where the value comes from hiring an expert to help you.
But there are some general principles that apply to most people. And I have aggregated them all in one place for you.
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A comprehensive fact sheet on water and hydration for performance and weight loss. Podcast with Paul on all the healthy alternatives to plain water
The authors of this post (David and Paul Roberts) discuss varying viewpoints on whether the ketogenic diet should be implemented. Here’s what you need to know about going Keto.
Healthy Fats vs Unhealthy Fats. Guest Poster Mar and Paul breakdown what’s healthy, and what’s not.
Our Free 🆓 Macronutrient Calculator determines the basal metabolic rate and total daily expenditure using the Harris-Benedict formula. From there, the calculator determines your macros (total calories, carbs, protein, and fat.) To use the calculator, you just need to need to know your height, age, height, and exercise frequency.
Tip #5: How to Analyze Calorie Quality
Losing weight is about eating the good calories, not limiting how many you eat.
A breaking new article from the New York Times (linked below) summarizes research that losing weight is more about eating good calories than limiting total calories. While it’s great that the New York Times is finally realizing this, the article doesn’t really explain how to analyze what is a good calorie and what’s not. Here’s how you make that determination…
Rapid Weight Loss Tips. When my clients need to lose weight quickly, I have them implement two eating rules: the 10AM Rule and 52 Hour Weekend Fast. Here’s how they work.
Paul explains how to analyze whether a carb is good, careful, or evil with 7 simple rules. Some carbs are good, some are bad, some are just plain evil when it comes to weight loss. America’s food companies take advantage of people’s lack of knowledge with products like: diet soda, bean pasta, and “low carb” bread. Are these reengineered carbs goods for weight loss?
Tip #2: What Are Toxins and How Should We Remove Them?
Have you ever wondered whether detox diets work for weight loss? Do they even work at all? This FAQ covers some of the seminal aspects behind these so called detox diets and helps you make smarter decisions about removing toxins from your body.
Tip #1: Multivitamins For Weight Loss
Multivitamins Help Improve Weight Loss
Your metabolism will slow down if you are missing essential vitamins or minerals from your diet. In addition, Vitamin and Mineral deficiencies can increase inflammation levels, and decrease the body’s ability to repair tissue. Taking a multi-vitamin is easy, and it adds some insurance against missing an essential vitamin or mineral. Please keep in mind that taking a multivitamin is no substitute for getting your nutrition from whole food sources. Absorption from multivitamins can vary significantly.
Paul generally recommends the following 3 multivitamins for clients interested in weight loss or hypertrophy…
A Comprehensive Guide to Omega 3 and Weight loss. Includes a complete chart and infographics.
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Is Nutrition Coaching Right for Me? Paul discusses how he provides coaching to clients and provides some tips on how to travel on a diet.
101 Inflammation Guide: learn how to reduce inflammation to decrease body pain and improve recovery.
Suggested dosing on the five key electrolytes to improve recovery and performance under intense exercise.