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What Do You Need to Dial in Keto? miniflex Apr 08, 2022

What do you need to do to dial in a ketogenic diet in a healthy way. So let's talk about a few of the main things that you want to focus on.


So the first thing to focus on is making sure that your diet primarily consists of whole foods as close to nature as possible. So you can get away with...

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Episode 160: What is Intuitive Eating? And Does It Work with Ashleigh VanHouten podcast Apr 08, 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 Ashleigh Vanhouten at http://ashleighvanhouten.com/, and...

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You're New to Lifting and the Scale Is Going Up (What's Wrong?!) miniflex Apr 06, 2022

Don't panic—it's super common to see the scale go up if you are completely new to lifting.

Why Am I Gaining Weight as a New Lifter?

The reason for that is because when you are lifting weights, you're breaking down your muscle tissue and getting these little micro tears in your muscle...

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Are Growing Muscle Mass and Living for Health and Vitality Mutually Exclusive Goals? miniflex Apr 05, 2022

You would do the same things, I don't think that it would be more. So what you're doing with your training, it will be more. So what you're doing with all the other things within your life if your goal is to build muscle, but also be overall healthy, then you want to make sure that you are, you...

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How Do You Know If You're Overtraining? (Signs to Look for) miniflex Apr 04, 2022

How do you know if you're overtraining? There are a few telltale signs to see if you're overtraining—so let's chat about them.

How to Know If You're Overtraining

1. Fatigue

The first thing would be just feeling overall fatigued, like throughout the day throughout the week—just not...

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Total Vs. Net Carbs (Dialing in Your Keto Diet) miniflex Apr 01, 2022

Should I count total or net carbs? First, let's define what net carbs are.

What Are Net Carbs?

To determine the net carbs of a specific food, it is just the total carbs minus the fiber. And that's going to give you the net carbs.

Net Carbs = Total Carbs - Fiber

When you're first starting a...

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Episode 159: Q&A: Carb Cycling Benefits, Online Coaching Tips, and Vegetarian Keto podcast Apr 01, 2022

    

In this episode, Rachel chats about the benefits of cyclical keto and carb cycling, how to correct form for online clients, why protein is ultimately the most crucial macronutrient no matter what diet protocol is followed, and more!

To learn more and apply to work...

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Why You're Tired on the Keto Diet and What to Do About It miniflex Mar 30, 2022

Are you doing keto, but you're tired all the time? There are a few common reasons why this can happen. So let's talk about it.

Why You're Tired on Keto

It's not uncommon to feel your energy dip, or feel a little bit of exhaustion the first few days of transitioning into a ketogenic diet....

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Buffalo Chicken Salad Recipe (How to Make This High-Protein Meal) chicken & seafood lunch meal prep recipes Mar 29, 2022

This was lunch prep for the week! SUPER filling, HIGH protein, and really really delicious!

For the buffalo chicken: I just threw a few pounds of chicken breast, about 1/2 cup Frank's Hot Sauce, and 3 cubes frozen garlic (you can use chopped fresh or powdered) to my pressure cooker and cooked it...

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Do Supplements Help Increase Muscle Growth? (Science-Backed Answer) miniflex Mar 29, 2022

Do supplements even work to increase muscle growth or help with strength training? There's a lot of nonsense about this topic out there. So let's talk about it.

Do Supplements Increase Muscle Growth?

I do believe there are a few supplements that can aid in muscle growth and strength training...

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How Do You Gain Muscle Fast? (The Right Way) miniflex Mar 28, 2022

Gaining muscle isn't a fast process. But there are definitely some things that you can dial in to make sure that you're optimizing your muscle-building potential. So let's talk about it.

How to Gain Muscle Fast

The first thing you want to think about to optimize your muscle building potential...

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10-Minute Salmon, Asparagus, Arugula Salad Recipe chicken & seafood recipes Mar 25, 2022

I'm not kidding, this literally took 10-minutes to make from start to finish!

Salmon, Asparagus, Arugula Salad Recipe

  Here's what you need:

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