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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 & NOT Seeing Results? 6 Likely Reasons Why blog muscle science for women Mar 25, 2021

Feel like you're putting in the time but don't know why you're not seeing results from lifting weights?

Don't worry—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.

The reason you're not seeing the...

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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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Episode 104: 8-Month Building Phase Results & Plan For Next Cut podcast Mar 19, 2021

In this episode, Rachel discusses her experience being in an eight month building phase, how to embrace being uncomfortable to accomplish a goal, telltale signs it’s time to switch your nutrition/fitness regiment, tools to try during a fat loss phase, the value of increasing your NEAT and...

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Deconstructed Moussaka Recipe (Low-Carb, Low-Calorie) beef recipes Mar 17, 2021

This recipe is definitely being added to my 'easy weeknight dinner' list. There's virtually no prep other than cutting the eggplants in half and chopping up a few garlic cloves.

It's a low-carb, low-calorie version of the traditional Greek Moussaka Eggplant Lasagna and I'm telling you,...

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Episode 103: Muscle Science For Women podcast Mar 12, 2021

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

Listeners can find Ashleigh VanHouten on Instagram @themusclemaven and subscribe to her podcast Muscle Maven Radio

    

In this episode, Ashleigh and I are chatting all about our ‘Muscle Science For...

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Episode 102: Optimizing Your Metabolism, Brain Power, and Physique with Tara Garrison podcast Mar 09, 2021

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

Listeners can find Tara Garrison on her website www.taragarrison.com and on Instagram @coachtaragarrison.

    

Tara Garrison is the founder of HIGHER, a luxury health coaching experience for high performers...

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Episode 101: Overtraining & Under eating: Why Your Hard Work Is NOT Paying Off podcast Mar 04, 2021

In this episode, Rachel dives into how to change your physique without causing burnout, maximizing your gym time AND recovery time, signs of under eating, setting up a deficit, tracking your NEAT, and much more!

To learn more and apply to work one-on-one with Rachel, visit her website: ...

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Episode 100: How To Choose The Best Protein Sources: Top 6 Questions To Ask Yourself podcast Feb 26, 2021

In this episode, Rachel dives into six questions to ask yourself when it comes to protein sources, how to better understand protein quality, comparing plant proteins to animal proteins, complementary proteins, and much more!

To learn more and apply to work one-on-one with Rachel, visit her...

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