In general, the scale is probably my least favorite tool to track progress.
BUT, I do think it has its place when used appropriately.
What do I mean by "appropriately?"
Well, first of all, if you’re ONLY using the scale to track your progress and dictate the changes you...
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...
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.
Check out my badass client Karen!
In her initial intake form, Karen wrote:
In this episode, Rachel dives into her building phase progress, benefits of mini cuts, when it might be time to incorporate a mini cut, how to set macros to align with your goals, supplements, low intensity cardio, and much more!
To learn more and apply to work one-on-one with Rachel, visit her...
To watch this episode, please visit Rachel’s YouTube channel.
Chris Barakat is from Long Island, NY. He started competing in Natural Bodybuilding...
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.
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...
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.
- 1g Protein = 4 calories
- 1g Carb = 4 calories
- 1g Fat = 9...
I'm beyond excited to share this transformation and testimonial from my badass client, Teryn!!
I talk about this ALL THE TIME on my podcast MetFlex and Chill -- if you're only focusing on weight loss (the scale number) and not paying attention to how your body is actually...
Last week, I shared with you my recommendations for calculating how much protein you need based on your specific goals, age, circumstances, etc.
If you missed it, check out this blog post.
Now that you know how much protein you should be consuming, let's chat about where...
I get this question ALL the time:
How much protein should I be eating?
Well, the cool thing about protein is that no matter what 'type of diet' you are following (unless it's a low-protein diet which I personally wouldn't recommend to anyone unless there was a certain medical reason for it),...
What are the BASICS FOR BUILDING MUSCLE?
To start, is it possible to build muscle and lose body fat at the same time (AKA body recomposition)?
General Answer: yes... BUT, there are different factors and scenarios to consider when talking about body recomp so it does...