Protein is essential for building, repairing and preserving muscle. It also helps us feel full throughout the day. Satiate your hunger and be kind to your muscles with these easy tips for hitting your daily protein goal!
How much water should I drink? This is a question we always get as Working Against Gravity coaches. And although the answer is somewhat personalized, there are some general hydration rules and guidelines we can all follow to ensure we’re drinking enough.
As with any new skill, there is a bit of a learning curve. Lucky for you, we’re here to help! Let’s take a look at some of the most common macro counting questions so you can get up and running as quickly as possible.
We provide an in-depth look at how to count macros for weight loss. We’ll tackle why counting macros is an effective way to lose weight, suggestions for getting started if you’re new to counting macros, how to calculate macros for weight loss, how to lose weight without negatively impacting your performance or recovery, and how to think about macro tracking (or not macro tracking) long-term.
We have created the WAG Holiday Nutrition Guide—to help you have a fantastic season, while still staying healthy.
In this article, we’ll cover the basics of how to read a nutrition label and break down the sections of a nutrition label that are most important when it comes to counting macros and making informed food decisions.
If you have a difficult time through the holidays due to anxiety around socializing and food choices then take some time to consider what is bringing up these feelings. Are you holding onto an idea of perfection that you need to work through? Is it time to start introducing more flexibility into your nutrition plan? Does the feeling of being “out of control” around food or with your schedule add tons of stress to your plate?
Katherine Hyatt Hawkins
At first glance, low-carb diets and keto diets may seem similar in that they both limit carb intake. However, these diet types differ in a few key ways. Knowing the differences between a low-carb diet and a keto diet will help you choose the proper diet based on your goals, lifestyle, and preferences.
Lean. Shredded. Ripped. These are all great targets and words to put on your vision board, but what's your plan? How are you actually going to get there?
Today, we’re chatting about what to look for in a low-calorie protein bar if you have weight loss goals and you’re working with fewer macros. In this case, having something reliable to grab is helpful when you need something quick and want to feel full without breaking the calorie bank.
You just finished a meal and you still feel hungry or maybe (if you are a macro counter) you might have gone through all your macros and you feel your stomach rumbling at the end of the day. What should you do? Eat? Not eat? Hmmm… Come along for the journey while this question is answered.
The weight on the scale, body measurements, and progress pictures are the three main pieces of the body composition puzzle. Today, we’ll break down each of these factors and provide tips, tricks, and considerations for each.