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How do you Know if You're in Diabetic Ketoacidosis? miniflex Mar 14, 2022

How do I know if I'm in diabetic ketoacidosis? So diabetic ketoacidosis and ketosis are two completely different states. Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a state where your ketone levels are super, super high, your blood sugar is super, super high, and your blood pH is low or acidic. So that is a state...

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Who is Keto a Bad Fit For? miniflex Mar 11, 2022

Who would keto be a bad fit for? So for my experience, this is very individualized. But let's talk about a little bit.

So in terms of keto being a bad fit for someone, for my experience over the years, it's very, very individual. And there are some generalizations that we can make. But it, it...

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Episode 156: How to Optimize Hypertrophy Training Part II with Paul Carter podcast Mar 11, 2022

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Protein Milkshake appetizers & snacks desserts recipes Mar 11, 2022

A slightly different take on my normal protein ice cream recipe  

*Tip: The type of protein powder you use will determine consistency. Level-1 works really well for protein shakes and ice cream. If you order through this link, you’ll get free priority...

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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. So let's talk about it.

One of the first benefits would be helping to balance your hormones and helping to make sure...

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Why You Might not be Losing Weight 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. The first thing you want to ask yourself is, are you actually in a calorie deficit? So it doesn't matter what type of diet you're following whether it's high carb, low carb, whatever,...

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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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