Macros for Muscle Gain

Do you want to know a secret? How about some of the biggest secrets of macros for muscle gain? Regardless of your goals, muscle mass is a critical component for athletic performance and long-term health. We’re covering everything from why nutrition is important, to what your macros for muscle gain should be. Come along for the ride and let's get you some gains!

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The Best CrossFit Workouts for Weight Loss

Many people get into CrossFit because of their weight loss goals. This begs the question, what are the best CrossFit workouts for weight loss? Are some workout styles more effective in fat burning than others? What about strength building and losing fat at the same time?

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Healthy Summer BBQ Tips

For those of us that aren't blessed with year-round warm weather, the return of the sun means it's time for barbecue season!

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Is Alcohol a Macronutrient? Counting Alcohol in Your Macros

There is often a lot of confusion when it comes to how to track your alcoholic beverages correctly. At WAG Nutrition, we help you figure out how to track alcohol correctly and navigate the challenge of balancing your nutrition choices in a way that is enjoyable, and sustainable but also gets you to your goals.

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How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

It’s one of the most frequently asked questions in health and fitness: How do I gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? Some people phrase it differently, asking, “How do I replace fat with muscle?”or “can I gain muscle while losing fat?” and wonder how much to eat to lose fat and gain muscle. We’re here today to answer these questions!

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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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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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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 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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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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