What are “Macros” and Why They’re More Important Than Calories

You’ve probably heard the word “macro” before and I’m sure you’ve heard someone talk about how they track their macros, or how many macros they get to eat, etc. So what the heck are macros? Macro simply stands for macronutrients, and the Webster Medical definition of macronutrients is: “a substance (as a protein, carbohydrate, or […]

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The Best Chicken Liver Mousse Ever and It’s Dairy Free

I absolutely hate chicken livers or any of the organ meats for that matter…and my kids would definitely back me up on that one. So it’s a real bummer when liver and other organ meats show up at the top of most super food lists. However, I have learned that I love Chicken Liver Mousse. […]

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When Should I Eat After My Workout?

Do it ASAP! Ideally, within 30 minutes of finishing your workout. This is your “anabolic window.” Refill your muscles and liver immediately after you finish exercising. Ideally this should be a liquid meal that will speed the absorption of protein and carbohydrates into your bloodstream. Immediately after exercising, your body begins repairing damaged muscle proteins, […]

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What happens when you eat too much sugar

50 years ago, a lie was told. “Fat is the enemy.” But today we’re starting to truly grasp the dramatic negative impact that refined added sugars have on our bodies. And it’s not just that it will make you fat. What is Refined Sugar? “Sugars” are necessary to survive. They feed our muscles, our cells, […]

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Meal Timing: Leaning Out vs. Adding Muscle

Benefits of Correct Nutrient Timing During the Clean Challenge, the primary component we are concerned about is the quality of food we are putting in our mouths. This approach alone has shown to be greatly beneficial to the majority of the population and should be the #1 concern for any nutrition program. The second concern is […]

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Are You Eating Right to Gain or Lose Weight Fast

Medical studies prove that the best way to improve your diet is to track the foods you eat. That holds true if you’re trying to lose a lot of weight, trim off a little excess body fat, add muscle, or eat for sports performance. In fact, medical studies about weight loss, show that keeping a food […]

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What is the Best Macronutrient Ratio

This is the big question and unfortunately there’s not a one size fits all answer. You’ll need to play around with what works for you and your current activity levels. You can download this Macro Calculator spreadsheet which has a tab for both Women and Men to help you calculate guidelines. How Many Calories Do […]

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Why You Should Take MCT Oil Every Day

MCT, or Medium Chain Triglycerides, are the primary fats found in coconut oil and are some of the healthiest and most beneficial fats found in nature. The benefits of taking MCT oil every day are so plentiful, there’s no reason not to take it! It doesn’t even taste bad! MCT oil… Promotes a healthy digestive […]

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Ananda Turmeric Latte for Inflammation

We now sell Ananda Turmeric Tonic at CrossFit Sanitas in the refrigerator. Ananda was inspired by its founder Heli’s research into natural ways to reduce inflammation by including turmeric. There are several turmeric drinks on the market, but this one has fresh turmeric root and actually tastes good. It also includes other antioxidant rich, and anti-microbial […]

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