This list was created and tweaked with every Clean Eating Accountability Group I ran. Nothing here is set in stone. If you see that something shouldn't be on this list, let me hear it. Also, if something is missing from this list, let me know!

ALL OF THEM (Try To Buy Organic)

ALL OF THEM (Try To Buy Organic)

For fruits & veggies, the simple rule I follow is, Fresh, then Frozen, then Canned

Whole Wheat/Grain
Whole Grain/ Wheat/ Spinach Wraps

Organic Cow Milk

Cottage Cheese (Whole, Not "Fat-Free")
Greek Yogurt (Aim for plain. Don't buy the "fruit included" ones)
Parmesan Cheese (Real Cheese, Not The Stuff The Sits On A Shelf For Months)
Feta Cheese

Chicken (Try To Get Boneless & Skinless)
Ground Chicken
Ground Turkey (Get As Lean As You Can Find. 99/1 Is Best)
Ground Beef (Leaner Is Better)
Steak (Lean!)


What is TRX? TRX stands for Total Body Resistance Exercise. It's a type of training that uses your own body weight and gravity as resistance. The TRX was originally designed by a Navy Seal who needed to stay in shape with little space, using something he could easily take with him. It’s why it’s a simple 2 strap tool.

5 Benefits Of TRX Training
1. Great for ALL Fitness Levels. From beginners to more advance, anyone can use a TRX strap. And the difficulty level can be adjusted just by positioning your body a different way.
2. Minimal Equipment. All it is is 1 (or 2) straps. Your body is the resistance. The straps are just the tools. Use it at the gym, home, park, and toss it in your bag when you travel to guarantee a great workout
3. Full Body Strength. From Calves to Shoulders, you can workout and strengthen your whole body with a TRX strap.
4. Great For Cardio / Conditioning. Since you’re working many muscle groups within each exercise, the more reps/time you’re doi…

Pre Thanksgiving Meal Prep

With a short week before Thanksgiving, I wanted to make sure I eat good, healthy food before Thursday came. So, I spent just about 2 hours in the kitchen meal prepping a bunch of food for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 
The Prep List Looks Like This:
4 Boca Veggie Burgers (2 Bowls) 4 Cups Brown Rice (2 Bowls) 1 Large Sweet Potato  2 Cups Broccoli 2 Cups Chopped Asparagus 3 Aldi’s Brand Chopped Black Bean Burgers w/ 1 Cup Black Beans & 1 Cup Spinach (Split into 2 Bowls) 1 Cups of Beyond Meat Chicken Strips w/ 2 Cups Spinach 1 Spaghetti Squash (Split into 3 Bowls) 9 Gardein Branded “Meat” Balls in Tomato Basil Sauce (3 for each of the squash bowls) 1 Container of Plain Greek Yogurt & Blueberries.

3 jars of Overnight Oats: 2x 3/4 cups of Oatmeal. 1/4 cup Blueberries. 1/3 cup Protein Mix. 1/3 banana. 1 tbsp Chia Seeds. 3/4 cups Almond Milk. 1 tbsp Maple Syrup.
1x 3/4 cups of Oatmeal. 1/3 cup Protein Mix. 1 tbsp Chia Seeds. 2 tbsp Powdered Chocolate Peanut Butter. 3/4 cups Almond Milk. 1 tbsp M…

VLOG 1 - Day of Training. 1 Life 1 You


I decided to dive back into the YOUTUBE world. The video is a reintroduction, super quick look at the training studio, a days training, & what's planned for future videos.
Workout Programming For The Day:
STRENGTH 3x8 Deadlifts 3x8 Front Squats 3x12 Seated Dumbbell Arnold Press 3x10 Landmine Press 3x10 Landmine Row
CORE - 1x 60s Each: X Situps Leg Raises Triple Crunch Press Ups Ab Wheel
CONDITIONING - E.M.O.M for 20 Minutes: Min 1: 10x Dumbbell Thrusters Min 2: 10x Burpees Min 3: 10x Lunges Min 4: 50x Jumprope Min 5: Rest

*Next video will be about my trip to The Reading Terminal*

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We talked about quick pre workout snacks HERE, let’s go over a few picks for a great post workout snack.

These snacks will maximize all the hard work you just put in. It’s easy to workout for an hour, then hit up Wendy’s right after (trust me, I’ve seen it!), but getting good nutrition in after your workout is extremely important.

Protein Shake (w/ Fruit)
Let’s start with a staple when it comes to post workouts. Protein shakes are so popular because of their simplicity. Take a scoop (or 2), mix with water, and you’re done. I recommend also having a banana or other fruit to add some carbs.

Tuna Sandwich on Whole Wheat
Again, protein and carbs, because they help with recovery after a workout. Tuna on a slice or 2 of whole wheat (or grain) bread is a perfect combo.

Greek Yogurt & Berries
Low Fat Greek Yogurt (Go plain, no need for extra sugar) gives you about 15g of protein per serving. And berries are a perfect post workout carb. Add some honey to sweeten up the whole snack.


In an ideal world, you’ll want to have a meal/snack within 2-3 hours of your workout. But, we don’t always have that option. So, if you have a gym session at 5pm and it’s 4:00, try out these quick pre-workout meals/snacks.