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.
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.
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. So, we’re sharing three common Thanksgiving nutrition mistakes we see so you can see them coming and head into your celebration with a plan.
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.
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.
Your time is precious and so is your health but do you ever feel like the demands on your time are standing in the way of your nutritional success? Do you find yourself asking, “how do I plan ahead?” and feel overwhelmed with a long list of new ideas and recipes to implement? Abraham Lincoln said it best: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” A successful nutritional plan requires the same mindset.
What would it look like to achieve your biggest health and fitness dreams? It would be an exciting journey, jam-packed with motivation, willpower, and support from everybody around you — right? Unfortunately, not always.