Success Stories: Jordy Milstein

Success Stories: Jordy Milstein
Written by BITE Coach Jordy Milstein I am not a natural athlete. Athletics have never come easy to me, and although I played sports as a child, nothing really stuck and I was always "the fat kid". My mum is a chef so our meals were always homemade and healthy, and our screen time was limited. But cakes and other treats made regular appearances. My sister and three brothers never had a weigh...
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6 Tips to Supercharge your Next Competition Workout (or any workout)

6 Tips to Supercharge your Next Competition Workout (or any workout)
Written by BITE Coach Jordy Milstein and featuring BITE Nutrition members and coaches rocking the Crossfit Open 17.1 In the grand scheme of things, the Crossfit Open is only five workouts out of the whole year. Most of us won’t progress any further in the Crossfit season once the Open is over (and if you do, hats off to you!). So there really isn’t any need to get all hyped up and stressed ...
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To Open or not to Open? That is the Question!

To Open or not to Open? That is the Question!
Written by BITE Coach Catharine Adams "Should I do the Open???" I had a conversation about this yesterday with a 1:1 coaching client (whom I adore). She's got all kinds of major events going on in her life, one after the other. It's made her commitment to training and nutrition a little lower on the priority scale than usual. She wasn't sure if she should participate in the Crossfit Open - her ...
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4 Ways to Cope with Change

4 Ways to Cope with Change
Written by BITE Coach Tammy Pennington When you hear the words, “Let’s talk about the changes we need to make happen,” does your stomach clench as tight as mine does? Does your mind whirl with crazy thoughts? - “What if I can’t do this?” “What if I fail?” “I really don’t want to think about change right now. I have enough on my plate.” Well, the truth is you cannot move forward without chang...
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Planning for Success in 5 Easy Steps

Planning for Success in 5 Easy Steps
Written by BITE Coach Jordy Milstein We’ve all heard the phrase -- “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail”, and I’m sure we’ve all thought it’s a little unfair. Just because you don’t plan your day or week ahead of time doesn’t mean that you can’t still be successful. But remember last week when you didn’t prep lunches for work, and you were left eating cheese sandwiches and salads with too muc...
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6 Features of an Effective Coaching Program

6 Features of an Effective Coaching Program
Nutrition and coaching programs are a dime a dozen. How can you identify the one that’s best for you? Here are six things to look for in a coach, whether you’re working with someone online or in person. #1: A customized, easy-to-understand program that adapts to your life Your program should adapt to your life, not the other way around. Life is about more than macros and steps and you need a...
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Embracing Change and How it All Began

Embracing Change and How it All Began
I recently heard a great description of how subtle changes can become monumental over time. Imagine you spend a lot of time in the same room every day. Every night, while you're gone, someone comes in and changes the wall color a tiny bit. You don't notice the tiny changes, but in a year you look up and suddenly realize you're in a place you no longer recognize. That's a pretty good explanation fo...
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5 Ways to Get More Protein

5 Ways to Get More Protein
It's probably one of our most-asked questions: "How can I get more protein in my diet?" After choking down yet another dry chicken breast, it's enough to make you wonder what deranged scientist decided we all need more protein. In this article, BITE Coach extraordinaire Jordy Milstein gives us five great strategies for getting it in with minimal effort. Strategy #1: Base each of your meals an...
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The Power of Our People

The Power of Our People
Written by Shantelle Szuch We've all seen the quote: Most people accept the notion, even though it seems quite simplistic in nature. But it's so wonderfully and devastatingly true. I see it in my work all the time. When we are trying to help folks break out of the negative, harmful cycles they are entrenched in, we often talk about changing the peer group. People have various levels of i...
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