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Episode 109: Structuring Your Training Around 5 Foundational Movement Patterns + How To Find Your Personal Protein Requirements podcast Apr 16, 2021

In this episode, Rachel chats about the five movement patterns you should be doing in your training to hit all the major muscle groups, benefits of prioritizing protein and why it’s considered the “super macro,” how to calculate grams of protein to consume a day based on your...

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Episode 108: The Vicious Cycle Of Being Overworked And Underfed with Jenny Blake podcast Apr 09, 2021

To watch this episode, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.

Listeners can find Jenny Blake at her website https://jennythenutritionist.com/create-your-shape/ and on Instagram @jennythenutritionist.

    

Jenny is a Licensed Nutritionist who helps active, Type A ladies...

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What Women Get Wrong About “Getting Toned” blog muscle science for women Apr 09, 2021

“I don’t want to be muscular, I just want to be toned.”

We hear this in our nightmares, both waking and sleeping. Seriously, if we had a dollar for every time a woman said this to us, we could retire to a beach somewhere.

This is our usual reaction when we hear it:

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Debunking Gender Myths #3: Women Should Prioritize Calorie Restriction And Low-Fat Foods To Stay Lean blog muscle science for women Apr 05, 2021

We've already debunked two of the most common myths related to training differences between men and women. 

If you missed those posts, check them out below:

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Episode 107: Fasting & Muscle Preservation, Early Morning Training, How To Build Your Pre & Post-Workout Meals podcast Apr 02, 2021

In this episode, Rachel gives tips on how to get the most out of pre and post workout meals, training in a fed or fasted state and why there may be benefits to both depending on your primary goal, determining how often to fast in a fat loss phase, and more!

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Debunking Gender Myths #2: Men’s Muscles Respond Quicker To Training Than Women’s blog muscle science for women Apr 02, 2021

In the previous post, we debunked one of the most common myths about women and building muscle. 

If you missed it, check out: Myth #1: If women lift heavy weights, they’ll become bulky

Let's chat about another very common misunderstanding when it comes to training...

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Debunking Gender Myths #1: If Women Lift Heavy Weights, They’ll Get Bulky blog muscle science for women Mar 31, 2021

Let's debunk some gender myths, shall we?

In this 4-part series, we're going to debunk some of the common myths associated with training differences between men and women.

Myth #1: If women lift heavy weights, they’ll become bulky

Ask anyone who's been lifting weights...

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Why Women Benefit From Weightlifting (Some Of The Reasons May Surprise You!) blog muscle science for women Mar 29, 2021

Lifting weights and building muscle is great for aesthetics and changing your physique, but it's SO much more than that!

Here are a few reasons that may surprise you...

#1 It Helps Balance Your Hormones

Hormonal health is complex, but evidence shows that intelligent training has a significant and...

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Episode 106: Metabolic Rehabilitation, Busting Fat Loss Plateaus, Nutritional Periodization, and More! podcast Mar 26, 2021

In this episode, Rachel is a guest on The Low Carb Hustle Podcast where she breaks down why metabolic flexibility should be the ultimate goal, benefits to bumping up calories to bust through a plateau, how to make meal prep a habit, periodizing your year, and more!

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Lifting weights and NOT seeing results? Here Are 6 Reasons Why blog muscle science for women Mar 25, 2021

Are you constantly putting in the work but continue to feel like you're not really seeing any reward?

You're not alone.

Here's the thing, for most people..

It's not lack of effort.

It's not lack of consistency.

It's not lack of motivation.

It's lack of education. 

Here are six...

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Episode 105: Basics To Building Your ‘Ideal’ Physique with Aaron Straker podcast Mar 23, 2021

To watch this episode, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.

Listeners can find Aaron Straker at his website https://strakernutritionco.com/, and on Instagram @aaron_straker.

    

Aaron Straker is a N.A.S.N. Licensed Primary Sports Nutritionist and a self-described...

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