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Nutrition Archives - Chris Garrett Fitness | Dream-2-Reality | Team D2R

P90X Grocery List

P90X Grocery List Many people are very curious as to what we eat so I wanted to give you a run down of the majority of the foods we buy.  This makes up for pretty much everything with the occasional change here and there.  If you have any questions regarding our P90X grocery list,...

Micronutrients

Micronutrients Many times as a coach I have people come to me and say “I am following my calorie goals and my MACRONUTRIENT ratios (like carbohydrates, protein and fat), but I am not losing weight or inches!  Of course they are frustrated because they are working hard and they...

Macronutrients

Macronutrients The last post I did regarding nutrition answered the question:  “How many calories should I eat“?  That post will help you determine the volume of food.  Now the next question is “What should my my macronutrient ratio be?  To answer this question you...

Acid vs Alkaline Foods

Acid vs Alkaline Foods Many people don’t understand the difference between acid vs alkaline foods and how they can affect the body.  The standard American diet today is full of acid forming foods.  These foods can have a serious effect on your body.  By eating too many acid...

Whole Foods vs Processe...

Whole Foods vs Processed Foods So I know we talk about how calorie deficits are what you need to lose weight, but often I hear how people hit plateaus and they don’t understand why.  After digging into their nutrition I discover some things that hurt their progress…....

Tropical Strawberry Sha...

Tropical Strawberry Shakeology Review I am SO EXCITED about the newest addition to the Shakeology family!  As of today,  you can purchase Tropical Strawberry Shakeology!  They made a couple changes to this formula and it is VEGAN!   This means there are no animal products or...

High Protein Foods

High Protein Foods A lot of times we hear from people we coach that they struggle getting enough protein to meet their fat shredder ratios of 50% protein, 30% carbs and 20% fat as outlined in the P90X Nutrition Plan.  The fat shredder ratio along with a calorie deficit will accelerate...

Tekoa’s Sample 12...

Sample 1200 Calorie Diet For those of you that read our post for “How Many Calories Should I Eat”.  Here is a sample 1200 calorie diet for women.  Depending on your height this could be a good thing to follow for a Power 90 nutrition plan or P90X nutrition plan (for women)....

How Many Calories Shoul...

How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?   Quite often I hear the questions “How many calories should I eat to lose weight?”  or “How do I know when to change my calorie intake and macro-nutrients?”  These are great questions!  Nutrition is 80% of your results with...

Not Losing Weight?

We quite often hear from people who are frustrated because they are exercising and not losing weight and want to know how to lose weight with P90X or other Beachbody programs.  There are several things to keep in mind when doing these programs or any other fitness regimen that I will...

Starvation Mode

Some of you may have heard the term “Starvation Mode”.   There are a lot of misunderstandings as to what starvation mode is so this post is to help describe what starvation mode really is and how it can affect your weight loss results.  It will help you understand how to...

My Asylum Diet

As some of you know I have started Insanity The Asylum on May 1st. This program is a 30 day program geared towards sports performance.  My initial Insanity Asylum review so far:  One word describes The Asylum and that is OUCH!!! After a round of Power 90, a round of P90X and another...

Extreme Health!

We are about to start a 30 Day Clean Eating Challenge on Facebook which means we can only eat off the top 2 tiers of Michi’s ladder.  I, however, am going to take it a step further and go caffeine,wheat, gluten, and yeast free and will be cutting my dairy down to only whey protein...

Healthy Snack Options

Okay, so we have to eat every 2-3 hours all day long.  How do we pull that off?  The 3 meals make sense, but what can we do for those 3 “snacks” that are quick, on-the-go fuel that will give our body what it needs to keep firing on all cylinders? I’ve found some good, healthy...

3 Day Cleanse

Have you heard about the “Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse”?  I saw several Shakeology 3 Day Cleanse Reviews and saw a lot of great reviews so I tried it out.  I did  a Shakeology 3 day cleanse cleanse after completing Power 90 and saw great results.  It is great to do the cleanse as a...

Shakeology Ingredient L...

Shakeology Ingredient List You keep hearing about all the stuff in Shakeology.  It has 70+ ingredients, selected from around the world, grown in the fertile soils of remote regions of the earth.  What is all this stuff?  Maybe you don’t really care what it is …. you just trust the...

HUGE Promotion!!

                Winner Revealed!!  Watch this video to see who won! : )   OK guys… we don’t do this very often, but we are holding a HUGE  Promotion right now through March 23rd 2011 – Every person that purchases...

How to Join Our Team

Since our team is growing pretty rapidly and we have had a lot of questions from a lot of people asking if we can coach them, I wanted to post this so everyone knows how to join our team.  Most of this is found in the “Join Our Team” tab, but here is the information out in...

P90X 1800 Calorie Fat S...

Below is our post for those of you who keep asking me exactly what we ate as we went through P90X.  I started with this plan to lose the last of my fat.  Tekoa remained on this plan throughout her round of P90X.  This plan follows the Phase 1 Fat Shredder Ratios For those of you who...

Fat Shredder Foods

Perhaps you are in the “Fat Shredder” phase of your workout program.  We followed the Fat Shredder ratios during Power 90 and into P90X, and believe me, if you will stick with it, you will be SHOCKED at how the body fat will melt away. For many (like myself), going into “Fat...

Eating Out

Eating out totally blows our nutrition plan, right?  Well, often, YES!  But it doesn’t have to.  I occasionally eat out on a date night with Tekoa or eat out with friends.  So do I throw my nutrition tracking out the window and just let loose on these occasions?  No! I’ve worked...

Favorite Shakeology Rec...

Chris and Tekoa’s Shakeology Reviews We have been drinking Shakeology for about 5 months now and we are very pleased with how we feel.  If we miss a day of Shakeology we notice a difference as our stamina and energy is just not as good.  It is a great meal replacement shake that...

Glycemic Index

What exactly is the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index was a project conceived in 1979 by Dr. David Jenkins, together with Dr. Thomas Wolever and Dr. Alexandra Jenkins. It represents a breakthrough research conducted at both Oxford University and at the University of Toronto to...

My P90X Must Have List

Coach Chris’s “Must Have” list for P90X I have put together a list of items that were, in my opinion, critical to maximizing my results with the P90X program.  I used each of them several times per week, if not every day.  I hope this list helps you weed through all of the...

Power 90 1500 Calorie D...

Below is my post for those of you who keep asking us exactly what we ate through Power 90.  It may not be super-exiting, but it worked!  Enjoy! For those of you who want to do exactly what I did, let me break down for you what we ate during Power 90.  The Power 90 nutrition plan lays...

P90X Nutrition Plan

For a lot of people the P90X Nutrition Plan can be a bit confusing.  I want to go over the basic information you need to follow from the guide and explain how we manage what we consume on a day to day basis. It is important that you read your P90X nutrition plan!  The following...

Shakeology Info, Cost, ...

INFO YOU SHOULD KNOW IF YOU ARE ORDERING SHAKEOLOGY 1) Home Direct (Auto Ship) Customers get FREE Shipping, which saves them $12.02 per order per month. Home Direct places you on a 30 day auto ship program, where you receive the product automatically each month. 2) Club Members get 10%...

Tummy Issues

It’s 60 day picture time and I haven’t seen a difference in my tummy for a while.  I have a little pooch that I’m passionate about getting rid of.  So I’ve decided that for these last 30 days of P90X I’ll keep close track of my diet, using the...

Power 90/P90X Diets and...

So many of you have been wondering what we did for our diets and supplements and how we managed cravings so here it is: Keep in mind that everybody will be a bit different when it comes to what they need from their nutrition plan to meet their own goals.  This is just information as to...

Your Body Is Not a Tras...

Have you ever gone out to eat felt like you were satisfied with the amount you ate, but still had food on your plate?  Something that comes to a lot of peoples mind when this happens is “I can’t let it go to waste!” so they force the remaining food down to the point...