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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 be 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.

This is our usual reaction when we hear it:

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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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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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Lifting weights and NOT seeing results? Here Are 6 Reasons Why blog muscle science for women Mar 25, 2021

Are you constantly putting in the work but continue to feel like you're not really seeing any reward?

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.

It's lack of education. 

Here are six...

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Client Spotlight: Candace Gets Photoshoot Ready! blog fat loss transformations Feb 12, 2021

I'm excited to share this transformation with you from a fellow nutrition and fitness coach, Candace!

As you'll read below, Candace came to me with an already impressive transformation that she had made on her own from adopting a low-carb lifestyle for the past 6 years.

She experienced tons...

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Client Spotlight: Karen Proves You Can ABSOLUTELY Build Muscle & Lose Fat At 55 Years Young! blog fat loss transformations Jan 31, 2021

If someone ever tells you that losing fat and building muscle is a lost cause once you hit a certain age...they clearly have NO FREAKIN CLUE what they're talking about.

Want proof?

Check out my badass client Karen!

In her initial intake form, Karen wrote:

"Wondering if...

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Client Spotlight: Tara Transforms Her Body, Mind, AND Confidence blog fat loss transformations Nov 13, 2020

Patience. Consistency. Trust. Commitment.

^These are the four key behaviors that I believe embody any successful transformation.

My client Tara is a perfect example of someone who committed to the long haul, trusted the process, and stayed extremely consistent and patient.

We began...

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Common Mistakes When Tracking Macros blog fat loss tips Sep 27, 2020

In the last post, we chatted all about tracking macros and why it can be beneficial in helping you reach your goals.

Quick recap on why tracking your food can be helpful:

  • Creates structure, direction, and ultimately more control
  • Makes you aware of your eating habits and how those habits...
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Do I Need To Track Macros To Lose Weight? blog fat loss tips Sep 19, 2020

I get this question A LOT...

Do I need to track macros to lose weight?

First of all, what are macros?

Macros, short for macronutrients, are the carbs, fats, and protein that make up food and provide energy for our bodies.

Breakdown:

  • 1g Protein = 4 calories
  • 1g Carb = 4 calories
  • 1g Fat = 9...
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