Dive into my best tips for sustainable weight loss, vibrant health, and unstoppable body confidence.
“Energizer bunny” “sunshine girl” “enthusiastic” “perky”.
These are the words my friends use to describe me these days. But that was NOT always the case.
For years I could get 10 hours of sleep and still be dragging ass. No amount of coffee or naps could remove the dark cloud of fatigue that hung over me day in and day out.
And that fatigue robbed me of so much life, so many experiences. In college...
99% of the women who come to my practice have tried every diet under the sun. They’ve tracked their food, cut carbs, timed their meals, and they are exhausted.
Exhausted from the trial and error, exhausted from getting their hopes dashed, exhausted from being unhappy in their skin.
That’s where I come in. To shed light on why their past attempts haven’t worked (hint: your body is not broken) and to pave a new path that puts an end to yo-yo dieting for good.
So if you’re wondering why the...
Last week we dove into the first 5 action steps you need to take to boost your metabolism and make weight loss easier.
If you haven't checked that out already, click here!
If you did, you're ready to dive into part 2...
In part 1, I mentioned that restoring the glucose reserves in your muscles is a big part of your post-exercise metabolic boost. Meaning, you want to prioritize workouts that use up a lot of glucose, requiring more work from your body...
Eat less + Move More = Weight Loss!
That's what we've been told for decades, right??
Except that it isn't true... as a nation, over the past 20 years we have eaten less and moved more, and obesity is still on the rise.
Our lifestyles have been fueling metabolic dysfunction and simply dieting, counting calories, and hitting the treadmill aren't cutting it anymore.
And even if dieting does work, who wants to count calories and restrict their...
This podcast/blog is alllll about getting to the actual root of stubborn weight.
Because far too many people are gaslit and shamed about their weight struggles.
They're made to feel like they need to starve themselves to get results.
Or like their body is simply broken and they'll never be able to have the body they want.
Or like they're just plain stupid and don't know how to count calories.
Well the buck stops here.
If you've truly put in the effort to not just follow diets, but to...
Calorie counting is outdated weight loss advice.
I said what I said.
Not because you don’t need a calorie deficit to lose weight, you most definitely do.
But here’s the problem with trying to count your calories (aside from the fact that it’s a pain in the ass):
Reverse dieting is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of decreasing your calories like you would on a diet, you slowly and strategically increase calories over time with the goal of increasing your metabolism and fat-burning potential.
During a reverse diet you will often shift away from cardio and emphasize weight training as a way to tell your body to partition the excess calories towards building lean muscle instead of storing it as fat.
Last week, we talked all about what mental shifts you need to make to get off the yoyo diet train.
But if you've been on that sucker for a while and you've spent years cutting calories, cutting food groups, and increasing your workouts, chances are pretty good your metabolism is all kinds of jacked up.
I see it all the time with new clients, they come to me saying things like, "I only eat 1200 calories per day and workout hard 7 days per week, but I can't lose an ounce."
Yup, that's extreme diets at...