How to Measure Progress Without the Scale

The scale is only one measure of progress. There are many alternative ways to measure progress that do not involve your weight. In fact, focusing on more than one method to measure your progress can be very helpful in assessing your progress accurately. After all, the more puzzle pieces you have, the easier it is to put the whole picture together, right?

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Healthy Thanksgiving Tips: 3 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid

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.

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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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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Figuring out how to eat healthy on a budget doesn’t have to include excel spreadsheets, long division or extreme coupon books (wait, are those still a thing?).

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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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How to Create Accountability: The Missing Piece You Need to Achieve Your Goals

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.

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Should I Program A Refeed Day for My Nutrition Clients?

Curious about refeed days? We’ve got you covered! With great power comes great responsibility. Once you’ve mastered the art of creating macro plans, troubleshooting common holdups, and providing your clients with a sense of self-responsibility and accountability it is time to enter the murky waters of the intermediate level nutrition coach.

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What is Flexible Dieting and is it Right for You?

Whether you’re a nutrition coach or have weight loss or performance goals, you’ve likely tried various diets and methods of eating. Maybe you’ve heard of flexible dieting but are still asking, “What is flexible dieting anyway?” If so, this one’s for you!

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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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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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