Tag: jessica johns-green

  • Cravings: Problems and Solutions

    It’s all well and good having a nutrition plan, but what happens when a craving hits? Cravings can be powerful forces. Knowing what they are and what can cause them can give you the edge towards overcoming them. When I refer to cravings here, I’m thinking of those drives towards high sugar, high fat, quick […]

  • Orthorexia: The Rising Eating Disorder for Fitness Fanatics

    I’ll just come out and say it: Eating disorders are common in sport and fitness. For all the wonderful things that your gym is, it also provides an unintended, but fertile breeding ground for unhelpful approaches to life. After working with eating disorders for the last 8 years, that is how I would sum them […]

  • Paleo and Performance

    The CrossFit nutrition credo is ‘Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. And from this the Paleo diet is often pushed as the ideal way to support your CrossFit performance. Paleo eating does provide a high […]

  • Eating Plan: Jessica Johns-Green

    Eating Plans. We all aspire to improve ourselves and a great way to do this is to learn from others, and people around us. Use this series to learn about the diet of athletes and professionals and understand how small changes to your own diet plan and eating habits could help you reach your fitness […]

  • Clean Eating with Kids

    Want to get lean? You’ve read up on nutrition plans, got your workout program, even maybe forked out for a personal trainer. But one little thing seems to stand in your way. You are a parent. Now all that planning and good intentions seem as unlikely to happen as you sleeping in until 10am tomorrow […]