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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...

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Nutrition changes do not happen overnight. That is why at CrossFit Aestus, we break up nutrition coaching into two phases. When you first sign up for nutrition coaching...

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Blueberries are a delicious low-glycemic fruit packed with vitamins and minerals. Fun fact: blueberries freeze in just 4 minutes. They are a great option of a cool refreshing treat or an addition to your smoothie!

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Just because it “fits your macros” doesn’t mean that it’s the healthiest option or going to help you see the results you are looking for. The best example is over consuming sugar and frequent cheat meals. Sugar causes an inflammatory response and increases bloating around your belly area. Just because you have extra room for carbohydrates at the end of the day, doesn’t mean you should binge on ice cream or candy.    Tip: Stick with low glycemic carbohydrates, fruit in the morning and only 1-2 servings per day. Have your occasional treat 1-2x month and move on. If you are...

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What if I am eating out?    Most restaurant foods are packed with sodium and added fats. Not to mention the oversized portions. PRO TIP: Order a side of vegetables, ask to substitute a side of fries for a salad with the dressing on the side, and don’t be afraid to ask questions to meet your nutrient needs.

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