Healthy Thanksgiving Tips: 3 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid

Having a healthy Thanksgiving can be tricky! Whether you’re chasing specific goals or just want to find a balance that works for you, we know how tough it can be. You likely go into your dinner with the best of intentions to make healthy Thanksgiving food choices but then…  Your eyes say, “Pass the mashed potatoes... pass the gravy... pass the stuffing… oh, and can I get some of that pie too?”  Later on, your brain probably asks something like, “Ugh… why did I eat that much?!?” Does your Thanksgiving usually end with you laying on the couch asking yourself a version of that question? Does the food comma kick-in hard after that delicious (but uncomfortably big) Thanksgiving meal? 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.

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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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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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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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Nutrition as a New Mom: Building a Mountain One Layer of Paint at a Time

Day 49/60 complete. I was listening to the Joe Rogan podcast this week and he mentioned a quote that really struck me. He was talking with Dr. Rhonda Patrick about health and fitness and how most people have a really hard time with discipline and compliance over time. He then said: “It’s like building a mountain one layer of paint at a time.”

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Nutrition as a New Mom: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Day 42/60 down. In terms of consistency and compliance, I had my best week yet. YAY! Finally!

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How to Create Accountability: The Missing Piece You Need to Achieve Your Goals

Wondering how to create accountability or why accountability is important to goal setting?  You’re not alone...it tends to be the piece most often forgotten during the goal-setting process. The kicker is that it could also be the biggest thing standing between you and the goal you’ve been chasing.

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Alternatives to Macro Tracking: Creative Ways to Help Clients Build Consistency

As a nutrition coach, you will work with many different types of people. Some clients will be super engaged and communicative while others would prefer you take the lead. Some will follow your suggestions to a T well while others will need more encouragement. You may even come across clients who will want you to help them with alternatives to macro tracking.

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Nutrition as a New Mom: It’s Okay to Start Again. Just Keep Showing Up.

Integrity is one of my highest values - to me that means I honor my word and do the things I say I will do. Since Shai was born I was consistently out of integrity with myself when it came to my nutrition. Over and over again I would start something new and within a week have a “screw it” moment where I overate, convincing myself I could just start the next day. Super cliche, I know.

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Nutrition as a New Mom: Isn’t the Human Body Amazing?!

One month into this challenge and I am really happy with how this is going so far. It is clear there have been a number of obstacles and bumps in the road but I am still showing up, trying new things, and learning a lot about myself.

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Nutrition as a New Mom: Stomach Bugs and Setting up for Success

Just over a third of the way there! I am back from Florida and boy do I have a story for you.

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