Should I Bulk, Cut, Reverse or Maintain?

If you’ve ever wondered something like… “Should I bulk, cut or maintain my weight?” “What is bulking, anyway?”  “How can I reverse diet without gaining weight?” “How does weight maintenance work?” Or, “How do I cut weight and still feel my best?” ...this article is for you.

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How to Measure Progress Without the Scale

The scale is only one measure of progress. There are many alternative ways to measure progress that do not involve your weight. In fact, focusing on more than one method to measure your progress can be very helpful in assessing your progress accurately. After all, the more puzzle pieces you have, the easier it is to put the whole picture together, right?

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What is a Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset in Nutrition?

The term “mindset” is used quite often in the nutrition coaching space. While it might sound a bit “woo woo” at first, there is a lot of research to suggest that mindset plays a huge role in your ability to make nutritional changes. Whether you believe you’re capable of change or stuck right where you are can make or break your ability to reach your goals.

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What Should I Eat to Support My Immune System?

The question, “What should I eat to support my immune system?” can be answered with one big word that describes a very small dietary element: micronutrients. Micronutrients play an important role in supporting your immune system. And hey, if a healthier immune system means not missing out on time in the gym or with family and friends and spending less time in the medicine aisle of the grocery store, it’s worth prioritizing, right?

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Healthy Thanksgiving Tips: 3 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid

We know that you want to go into and come out of your Thanksgiving dinner feeling successful and proud of your decisions while still enjoying the foods and people you love. So, we’re sharing three common Thanksgiving nutrition mistakes we see so you can see them coming and head into your celebration with a plan.

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How to Make Weight for a Weightlifting Competition

Currently trying to make weight for a weightlifting competition? Here are our tips and tricks to help you make weight for your sport - straight from a seasoned WAG Coach and international-level weightlifter. There are many sports out there that may require you to fall into a specific weight class to be eligible for competition. Weightlifting, powerlifting, judo, boxing and wrestling are just some of the sports that require athletes to be divided into weight classes and ‘make weight’ in that category.

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Nutrition Timing Based on Your Workout Schedule

What is nutrition timing and how can it help you achieve your performance or aesthetic goals? I get this question a LOT and as a nutrition coach, I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with it. Here’s why: Nutrition timing can be the thing that takes an experienced tracker and athlete from really good to great.

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5 Tips for Coaching Vegan & Vegetarian Clients

Coaching vegan and vegetarian clients as a nutrition coach may seem overwhelming at first. This demographic presents a few challenges in terms of what they can and can’t eat to hit their protein target. With a foundation-based perspective and these five simple tips for coaching vegan and vegetarian clients, you’ll feel confident providing your plant-based clients with actionable steps to feel their best.

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Figuring out how to eat healthy on a budget doesn’t have to include excel spreadsheets, long division or extreme coupon books (wait, are those still a thing?).

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Macros, Calories, Grams and Ounces: What are the Differences?

Calories, macros, grams, ounces…OH MY!  What is the difference between calories and macros and why is counting one often more effective than the other? How do grams and ounces play into this whole thing?

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Should I Eat Less On Rest Days? A Coach's Answer

“Should I eat less on rest days?” Whether you’ve been nutrition coaching for years or you’re just getting started, you’ve probably gotten this question before.

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Nutrition as a New Mom: Challenge Complete!

I started this challenge 100% for myself. I was finding myself out of integrity in the ways that I was approaching my nutrition. Often overindulging in social scenarios, committing to new things only to quit shortly after and giving in to temptations. Less about the way I looked and more about how I felt and how I was treating myself.

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