The Top 6 Things Holding You Back from Losing Weight

As a nutrition coach, one of the questions friends and family ask me most is, “Why can’t I lose weight?”. It’s a common question and not all surprising since the process of weight loss is complex and has a lot of variables.

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WAG Nutrition Macro and Calorie Calculator

Many people come to WAG Nutrition wanting to know how many calories they need to lose weight. Then, when they get the initial macros from their coach, they wonder “how do you calculate macros?” or how to calculate a calorie deficit. Use this calorie calculator guide as a jumping-off point.

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Should I Weigh Food Before or After Cooking?

Should I weigh my food before cooking? Does frozen food weigh more? How important is it to hit your macros anyway? If you have asked yourself these questions, or maybe typed them into Google (guilty!), you are not alone. It can be hard enough to decide what to make for dinner for the week, let alone knowing when or how to weigh it!

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How to Stop Stress Eating (and Finally Lose Weight)

It’s not the most fun topic to talk about — stress-eating. We’ve all been there… What if you could break that cycle?

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Understanding Metabolism: How Undereating Hinders Results

What is your metabolism, why does it change so much from person to person and how does the amount you eat impact how many calories you burn each day?

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Can I Make Money as a Nutrition Coach?

“Can I make money as a nutrition coach?” I get this question a lot. Today, I’m chatting all about how becoming an online nutrition coach can be more than just a cute little hobby and - in fact - make you money.

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The 10 Best Things to Share With Your Nutrition Coach

How can you get the most out of your time with your online nutrition coach? What should you be talking about with him/her? How do you ensure you squeeze out every ounce of knowledge during this time and create an effective experience? What is the secret!?

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CrossFit Open Tips From WAG Nutrition Coaches

The CrossFit Open is an exciting time whether you’re new to the game or have been at it for a while. At WAG Nutrition, we’ve coached hundreds of clients through one of the most popular CrossFit community events so naturally, we have some advice to give.

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How to Enjoy "The Process" with your Nutrition

Whether it is getting healthier, losing weight, making weight for a competition, getting stronger, optimizing performance, or improving gut health (just to name a few goals we see here at WAG), learning to love “The Process” is one of the things that will help you get there.

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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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