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Scales Lie: 7 Ways the Scale Lies to You About Your Progress blog fat loss May 13, 2021

Scales lie. That's just the way it is. What should be an objective metric is often inaccurate, difficult to decipher, and not directly correlated with your progress.

In general, the scale is probably my least favorite tool to track progress.

BUT, I do think it has its place when...

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Episode 112: Energy Flux: The Missing Piece To Your Fitness Journey with Brandon DaCruz podcast May 07, 2021

Listeners can find Brandon DaCruz on Instagram @brandondacruz_ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/brandondacruzfitness

    

Brandon DaCruz is an online nutrition and physique coach, internationally published fitness model, National Level NPC competitor and the...

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Episode 111: How To Optimize Protein Intake & Distribution Across Your Day To Maximize Gains podcast Apr 30, 2021

In this episode, Rachel takes a deep dive into protein absorption, the leucine threshold, the muscle full effect, optimal meal timing for muscle growth, and much more!

To learn more and apply to work one-on-one with Rachel, visit her website: https://www.metflexlife.com/

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Episode 110: How To Drop Your Ego & Own Your Rep with Bryan Boorstein podcast Apr 23, 2021

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

Listeners can find Bryan Boorstein at his website www.evolvedtrainingsystems.com, and on Instagram @bryanboorstein.

    

Bryan Boorstein is the owner and founder of Evolved Training Systems and  Paragon...

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Episode 109: Structuring Your Training Around 5 Foundational Movement Patterns + How To Find Your Personal Protein Requirements podcast Apr 16, 2021

In this episode, Rachel chats about the five movement patterns you should be doing in your training to hit all the major muscle groups, benefits of prioritizing protein and why it’s considered the “super macro,” how to calculate grams of protein to consume a day based on your...

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Episode 108: The Vicious Cycle Of Being Overworked And Underfed with Jenny Blake podcast Apr 09, 2021

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

Listeners can find Jenny Blake at her website https://jennythenutritionist.com/create-your-shape/ and on Instagram @jennythenutritionist.

    

Jenny is a Licensed Nutritionist who helps active, Type A ladies...

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What Women Get Wrong About “Getting Toned” blog muscle science for women Apr 09, 2021

“I don’t want to be muscular, I just want to get toned.”

We hear this in our nightmares, both waking and sleeping. Seriously, if we had a dollar for every time a woman said this to us, we could retire to a beach somewhere.

Toned women (or would-be toned women), this post is...

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Debunking Gender Myths #3: Women Should Prioritize Calorie Restriction And Low-Fat Foods To Stay Lean blog muscle science for women Apr 05, 2021

We've already debunked two of the most common myths related to training differences between men and women. 

If you missed those posts, check them out below:

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Episode 107: Fasting & Muscle Preservation, Early Morning Training, How To Build Your Pre & Post-Workout Meals podcast Apr 02, 2021

In this episode, Rachel gives tips on how to get the most out of pre and post workout meals, training in a fed or fasted state and why there may be benefits to both depending on your primary goal, determining how often to fast in a fat loss phase, and more!

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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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