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What is Metflex? miniflex Mar 09, 2022

What is metabolic flexibility? So I like to think about it as the ability to use the full spectrum of your metabolism. So what does that actually mean?


So metabolic flexibility is simply your ability to use the full spectrum of your metabolism and the sense of you're able to efficiently shift...

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What Are the Biggest Health Benefits of Weightlifting for Women? miniflex Mar 09, 2022

There are a ton of benefits when it comes to lifting weights and resistance training specifically for women—and a lot of women do not realize everything that comes out of it. Let's talk about it.

Biggest Health Benefits of Weightlifting for Women

1. Balance Your Hormones

One of the first...

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Why You Might Not be Losing Weight (And What to Do About It) miniflex Mar 08, 2022

Are you wondering why you can't lose weight? I'm going to go over a few questions that you can ask yourself to help figure it out.

Why You Might Not Be Losing Weight

The first thing you want to ask yourself is, are you actually in a calorie deficit? It doesn't matter what type of diet you're...

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How to Know If You're In Ketosis (Key Signs to Look for) miniflex Mar 07, 2022

How do I know if I'm in ketosis? Good question. There are a few different ways to determine if you're in ketosis.

Signs to Know If You're In Ketosis

You can go by the objective metrics or the subjective metrics. So we're going to talk about those today.

Objective Metrics to See If You're In...

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How Do You Achieve Metflex? miniflex Mar 04, 2022

How do I achieve metabolic flexibility? So let's talk about a few of the different ways that you can become more metabolically flexible.


So the first thing we need to think about is, it really depends on what side of the spectrum you're on. And when I say that, it means, you know, we have two...

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Episode 155: Q&A: How to Choose a Quality Energy Drink, Pairing Your Training with Your Lifestyle, Calorie Counting for Beginners podcast Mar 04, 2022

    

In this episode, Rachel chats about caffeine intake, how to control your dependency on caffeine along with alternatives to try, DOM’s and how to tell if it’s newbie soreness or your body signaling other potential issues, why its essential to pair your...

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How to Get Toned miniflex Mar 02, 2022

 

How do you get toned? Let's talk about how do I get toned is a very common question that I get, and that I see a lot of people asking specifically females. So when it comes to getting toned, we have to realize that getting toned is a result of building new tissue, not simply melting away...

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Do I Need Carbs to Build Muscle? (According to Science) miniflex Mar 02, 2022

Do you need carbs to build muscle? Yes or no?

Yes, potentially. No, it depends.

From my experience over the years, both with myself and with my clients, it comes down to how you personally feel during your training. What's important is how you're feeling going into your training, and how you're...

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What Is Keto? (Everything You Need to Know About Ketogenic Diet) miniflex Mar 01, 2022

 

What is keto? Great question. I'm going to break it down in super simple terms for you today.

What Is Keto?

Keto stands for ketosis, which is a natural metabolic state that your body goes into when you reduce your carb and sugar intake and start to rely on fat and ketones for fuel.

How...

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Episode 154: Exercise Selection, Biomechanic Basics, and Myths of Female Training with Cody Moxley podcast Feb 25, 2022

To watch this episode and other past episodes, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.

Don’t forget to join Rachel’s weekly newsletter, The Friday Flex here: https://www.metflexlife.com/newsletter 

Listeners can find Cody Moxley at his website https://n1.education and ...

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Kung Pao Chicken Meal Prep chicken & seafood lunch meal prep recipes Feb 18, 2022

If you need a quick and super tasty lunch or dinner meal prep recipe, this one’s for you! 

*Tip: Serve over 1/2 white rice + 1/2 cauliflower rice (or all cauliflower rice) to save on calories and bump up the volume a bit more!

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total...
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Episode 153: Q&A: Blood Sugar Regulation vs. Calorie Deficit, Food Sensitivities and Fat Gain, Dumbbells vs. Resistance Bands, and More! podcast Feb 18, 2022

In this episode, Rachel chats about the benefits of regulating blood sugar levels, why a calorie deficit is necessary for fat loss, reasons food sensitivities could be masking progress, the differences between using resistance bands versus using dumbbells, resistance profiles, and more!

To learn...

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