The New Nutrition Pyramid

This article dives into a spin on the traditional nutrition pyramid and explains, in detail, the building-block steps and principles we rely on to help our clients find a nutrition approach that works for them. In addition to describing each of the levels of the nutrition pyramid, we’ll emphasize the importance of starting at the bottom; and why building a solid base and foundation is essential for your long-term success, growth, and sustainability.

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How to Train With Your Period, Not Against It

The menstrual cycle can feel like a crazy time with natural ebbs and flows. One day you feel ready to PR, the next the idea of lifting 50% of your max or running for more than a mile is daunting. Luckily, if you learn how to train with your period and your hormonal cycle, you can still maximize your athletic performance all month long.

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How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss? How Managing Stress Can Help You Reach Your Goals

You’re hitting the gym on the reg and you’re nailing your macros. You’re drinking enough water and getting in bed at a reasonable time… ...But the scale isn’t budging. Sound familiar? If you feel like you’re doing everything right but you’re not seeing the results you want, chances are, stress is the culprit. Maybe you’ve noticed that stress impacts your sleep, your relationships, or even your productivity, but have you ever stopped to think, “how does stress affect weight loss? What about muscle gain?”?

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3 Easy Ways to Help Clients Eat More Protein

One of the biggest challenges you may face as a nutrition coach is helping your clients eat more protein. If a client has never followed a macronutrient-based nutrition plan, the idea of hitting a specific ‘protein goal’ may be completely foreign to them. As a coach, you will need to educate your clients on the importance of protein, what their protein options are and how to eat enough protein in their day.

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Do I Need to Workout More to Lose Weight?

Find yourself asking, “Do I need to workout more to lose weight?”. If so, you’re not alone and we’ve got you covered. The answer may surprise you!

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WAG's Ultimate Meal Prep Guide

Meal prepping for yourself? Your family? One day at a time? A week at a time? This Meal Prep Guide is the ultimate compilation of strategies.

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Nutrition for CrossFit & Functional Fitness Competitions: How to Coach Your Clients

Are you nervous about coaching your nutrition client through a CrossFit or functional fitness competition? You’re not alone.

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How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

At WAG, we're frequently asked, “How do I lose fat and gain muscle at the same time?” For most, this is a big challenge. See our recommendations here!

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I’m Injured. Should I Change My Diet?

“I’m injured. Should I change my nutrition plan?” This is a common question WAG members ask their coaches (and if you’re a coach, it’s likely one or more of your clients will eventually ask this question, too).

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17 Macro Tracking Tips

Whether you prefer flexible dieting, keto, paleo, plant-based or another style of eating, counting macronutrients (macros) is an excellent tool to assess the proper ratio of fats, carbs and protein your body needs to reach your specific goals.

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What's the Best Diet? Macros vs. Keto vs. Paleo vs. Zone

It’s natural for people to want an easy button. Following the path of least resistance is a really intelligent way of approaching things. And there’s no exception when it comes to nutrition, weight loss and wellness.

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A Day of Eating for Five Elite CrossFit Athletes

Becoming an elite CrossFit athlete goes beyond what you do in the gym. You also have to feel your best in order to move your best the way elite CrossFitters do. That comes down to training, recovery, mindset — and nutrition.

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