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Episode 88: Training To Failure, What To Look For In A Coach, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, and More!

podcast Jan 15, 2021

In this episode, Rachel breaks down how to get the most out of your workouts, the drawbacks and benefits with training to failure, how to align yourself with a coach, CGM’s and more!

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Todays Questions:

  • I’ve been reading a book where the author is a big advocate of doing exercises to failure or he doesn’t think it’s worth doing. I know we typically don’t go to failure and work with the RIR scale, but can you explain this reasoning further?
  • Tips on how to match yourself up with a coach?
  • What are some hormonal effects for women on keto or keto/carnivore diets?
  • Why are continuous glucose monitors so expensive?

Top Takeaways:

  • Pro and Cons of going to failure in your training 
  • Strategies on how to align yourself with a coach
  • Reasons behind the cost of a continuous glucose monitor

Show Notes:



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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).


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