Learn about the latest scientific research and get a closer look into how we implement evidence based practices through a practical coaching lens.
Without context, it’s pretty easy to think that this alone is evidence that diets in general “DoN’t wOrK” for long term weight maintenance. This isn’t the case, though; we have plenty of evidence suggesting that diets do work. The difference, however, is in the approach.
When it comes to optimizing your nutrition, it’s tough to leave hunger out of the equation. In this article, we’ll go over distinguishing physiological hunger from psychological hunger, why you might often find yourself hungry, and managing hunger in a fat loss phase.
You’ve likely heard of vitamin D being important for your body and that many of us are at risk of being deficient. But why is it important and how does it work in our bodies? In this article, I dive into the science of vitamin D and why it’s so critical for your health.
To be honest, there is validity to making radical changes in your life in pursuit of your health. Some of these specific changes, like saying no to certain friends and friend groups, might be the best thing you do for your physical and mental health, and overall wellbeing. But as a long term strategy, isolating yourself forever won’t help you reach your goals successfully…
Most people who have had a coach or a plan to follow have slipped up somewhere along the way or had some sort of inconvenience that makes checking in a little more difficult that week. In a productive coaching relationship, however, your coach is not going to be mad, disappointed, or any of the other fears you may have. Rather, they are going to help you figure out what happened and help break down what went wrong.
Summer is amazing for so many reasons. Vacations, pool parties, social events, barbecues… you name it. What’s not awesome about summer? Constantly sweating, experiencing more breakouts and sun damage. Here are a few summer skincare practices to use to protect ourselves from aging and while we adjust to the heat!
We saved the best macro for last: Carbs! In this article, we’ll go over carbohydrate metabolism and how we utilize carbs for physique and performance enhancement.
The truth is there is never a perfect time. Yes, there are certainly better times but never a perfect time. We don’t live in a world where time or space is irrelevant. We all have careers, families, friends, social lives, appointments, vacations. All amazing things but all things that could ‘derail’ us from starting if we choose to adopt that mindset.
Ah… the anabolic window of opportunity. The ever-claimed period of time post-workout where you, the trainee, have little time to take advantage of your post-workout meal. Fail to do so and you’ll risk ruining all your gains. The anabolic window is a coined term used to describe the post-exercise period, as that period of time is the most critical part of nutrient timing… but the question remains. Is this window of opportunity really a thing?
No matter what kind of birth you had, assisted vaginal, unassisted vaginal, or c-section, your body has been through a lot. Not to mention the 9 months it has been expanding, changing, growing, and carrying a human. When you are cleared to exercise again, the way you train may also change.