Give the Gift of Health & Fitness!

Give the Gift of Health & Fitness!
During the holidays (or any time of year), a gift of coaching can have a lasting impact! Do you have a friend or family member who gives of themselves but rarely takes time for their own health? Consider the gift of 1:1 coaching from BITE Nutrition. Our coaches focus on giving encouragement and support, while challenging clients to reach their goals. We meet each client where he/she is, creatin...
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Be Empowered this Holiday Season!

Be Empowered this Holiday Season!
Written by BITE Coach Tammy Pennington I’m doing something a little different for today’s #yummywholefoods. The holiday season is upon us, and it brings out many emotions in regard to food. Regardless of how you view the holiday season, it is an emotionally charged time. Choosing gifts, stressing over money, preparing festive food, seeing family, and attending office parties and other parties c...
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Are you waiting for the bus, or watching for squirrels?

Are you waiting for the bus, or watching for squirrels?
In his book Fat Loss Happens on Monday, Dan John recounts an article written by his former boss, Archbishop George Niederauer. It's called "A Tale of Two Benches", and in it he's talking about our expectations of God, but the analogy is also true for nutrition and fitness. Imagine waiting for a bus that's supposed to arrive at 11:06. You get there at 11:00, sit on the bench, and wait for 11:06....
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The BITE Difference

The BITE Difference
One of our most frequently asked questions is "What's different about BITE?" There are so many nutrition and fitness coaching programs out there, and it's hard to decide who to go with, or when it's time to jump ship from a program that's not working for you. So without further ado, here's the low-down. We started BITE Nutrition after several decades of nutrition and fitness coaching between us...
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What if developing a new habit was easy?

What if developing a new habit was easy?
How many times have you made a list of new habits (or heck, even just ONE) and not been able to follow through? What if you could make it easier? What if it was a no-brainer that required very little self-control or willpower? I'll admit it -- keeping up with habits is not my strong suit. I'm married to a highly driven and disciplined man, so I know what it probably SHOULD look like to really j...
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Famous nuns, triathlon and getting back to basics

Famous nuns, triathlon and getting back to basics
Do you meticulously weigh and measure your food? Do you agonize over whether you should be doing high reps/light weight vs. low reps/heavier weight vs. cardio vs. Crossfit? You may be prioritizing the minor elements of your nutrition and fitness while neglecting the more foundational ones. In my younger years, I caught the triathlon bug. Over the course of about ten years, I competed in a few d...
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An Interview with Catharine Adams

An Interview with Catharine Adams
BITE Coach and Co-Founder Catharine Adams recently "sat down" for a virtual interview with Mind & Muscle's Amy Pico. In it, she describes what led her to a career in fitness and nutrition, and explains her coaching priorities and strategies. How did your fitness journey begin? Before my husband and I had kids, I was active. I worked out consistently at the gym and did lots of hiking and biki...
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Recovery: The secret to great performance

Recovery: The secret to great performance
Written by BITE Contributor Dr. Jay Rook BITE coach Catharine Adams recently authored a post in our social group exposing her struggles with burnout. It's something that affects us all -- no matter how positive you are, or how much you love something or something, there is ultimately a time where it is just too much. When you reach that point, one of two things happens. Either the proverbial bo...
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5 Steps to Recover from Burnout

5 Steps to Recover from Burnout
Written by BITE Coach Catharine Adams Have you been in a place where you’ve been so overwhelmed with life you have lost your drive to do what you used to enjoy? Do normal every day things feel like too much? Is your training motivation at an all-time low? I've been in this place, and it was not that long ago. It can be really tough to accept your personal struggle and find your way back to ...
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18 strategies to save your diet

18 strategies to save your diet
It's mid-April and summer is on the way, which means many of us are trying to shed a few pounds. While we're not advocates of a good food/bad food list, but we do encourage our clients to eat mostly whole foods. And when calories are reduced while trying to drop weight on a diet, there are some great ways to take the edge off. Here are some diet-saving strategies to help you stay on track and mini...
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