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Have you ever heard of the body type diet or the metabolic type diet?
Or maybe you've heard the terms 'ectomorphs', 'endomorphs', or 'mesomorphs' thrown around on social media or in your local gym.
If so, you may have some questions like one of our awesome podcast listeners did, such as: what's the actual science behind it? And is it a useful thing to know and rely on in a better health journey?
So the truth is, in the 40's a psychologist by the name of Doctor William Sheldon came up with the 3...
There's a lot of conversation (and confusion) about the first meal of the day... breakfast.
For a long time you were told never to skip it.
Now you're told to cut it out completely.
Some argue you need it to rev your metabolism for the day.
Others would say a longer fast means more fat is burned.
What's the truth??
Well if you know me, you probably know my answer is going to be somewhere in the middle and I'm going to say it differs from person to person (I know, I know, I can hear the groan of...
This is probably the most embarrassing story I could tell you, and believe me I never thought I would tell a soul, let alone put it out into the world in a podcast episode. But I really think we need to talk about it.
Warning: if you're squeamish (especially about period stories), skip to the 'advice' section of the blog.
It was about a month ago, it was day one of my cycle and I was hurting... bad. I've had cramps that have made me yack before, but nothing came close to what I was experiencing...
Does any of this describe you...
If you answered yes, you my friend, are a diet...
As the pandemic winds down, you may be feeling like you're starting at square one with your health and fitness journey.
With excess stress, closed gyms, no consistent routine, the pantry 5 steps away at all times, and no one seeing us from the chest down, a lot of us struggled not to put weight on and say bye-bye to healthy habits.
So let's break it down, start from the beginning, and take it one step at a time using my S.T.R.O.N.G Method:
So few people take the time to...
Have you ever gone on a weight loss journey and had a freak out moment because...
The scale went up even though you were doing everything right.
Or you self-sabotaged and ate a whole pizza after you were so good all week.
Or you felt your motivation drop and couldn't figure out how to get it back.
The reason we freak out is because we feel these things are not supposed to happen and it leaves us feeling totally out of...
I am so excited to announce, today we celebrate our 100th episode of the Life Unleashed Podcast!!
When I first started this podcast with my girl Gio, I had no expectations, no idea how long it would last, no idea if anyone would listen.
I really just wanted a way to get more information and inspiration out to more people and I wanted to do it in a way where we could have deeper, more impactful conversations than an Instagram post.
Now, 100 episodes and over 10,000 downloads later, I've...
Do you ever feel like your body is legitimately fighting against your weight loss efforts? Like every pound is a struggle to lose, and even if you do hit your goal weight, just a slight deviation in your diet or a week off of working out sends the scale soaring back up?
You're not crazy, what you're experiencing is weight set point.
What is weight set point?
Your body has an intrinsic weight that it likes to hover around (plus or minus a few pounds) that is determined at birth. But over the course of years of...
Can you imagine a world where weight loss happens without counting calories? Where food no longer consumes your thoughts? Where treats happen without guilt? Where you feel in control of your cravings? Where you don't have to pick between your goal weight and your favorite foods? Where becoming your healthiest, fittest self is actually enjoyable?
Believe it or not, all of that can be your reality. The key to claiming it as such? Intuitive eating.
What is intuitive eating? According to Healthline,...
We all have a version of ourselves we're trying to become: thinner, richer, healthier, happier, more motivated, more loving, more brave.
We know where we want to be, we know we aren't happy with where we are, but sometimes we can't figure out how to get from here to there.
It's one thing to make a change for a day, or a week, or a month. But how do you go from working out a few times here and there, to becoming someone who works out whether the motivation is there or not?
It's one thing to...