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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Nutrition as a New Mom: Prepping for a Trip and Finding Flexibility

Last week I was notified about our comment function not working here - apparently, there is a bug in the Facebook commenting plugin and they don’t intend on fixing it! So we switched to Disqus. It should work now. :)

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Top 5 Tips for Planning Ahead for Nutritional Success

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.

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Nutrition as a New Mom: New Chapters and New Commitments

If you have ever followed me you may have realized that I haven’t been on social media these days. After giving birth to my baby boy Shai 1 year ago I reached a new level of needing to be efficient with my time and scrolling through my explore feed on Instagram wasn’t making the cut.

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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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5 Easy Ways to Stop Late Night Snacking

“I am fine during the day but after dinner I love to snack!” Sound familiar? Wondering how to stop snacking late at night? Welcome to the club!

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Should I Eat When I’m Not Hungry? How to Answer This Popular Client Question

“Should I eat when I’m not hungry?” “I know I was under my protein macros all week, but I was just so full at the end of the day.” “The numbers you gave me are just SO much more than I normally eat - I can’t imagine eating all that food and still losing weight!” If you’ve been coaching clients for a while, you’ve likely heard something similar to one of these statements.

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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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