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Raise your hand if you've found yourself foregoing your morning coffee for a cup of hot lemon water or a giant glass of celery juice.
Or if you've ever kept that cup of joe, but added spoonfuls of coconut oil to it.
Or if you've put yourself through the gag-inducing shot of apple cider vinegar before your meals...
All in the name of dropping a few stubborn pounds.
The question is, do these diet tricks belong in the giant book of weight loss hoaxes? Or is there scientific merit to any of these...
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...
I can't count how many times in my career I've uttered the words, "No one is fat because of eating bananas."
I actually remember the first time I said it.
I had a client who ate virtually every meal out, who regularly drank 4-5 artificially sweetened ice teas at one sitting, and who was just getting into a workout routine.
They had a solid 60 pounds to lose and when I told them to eat a banana to fuel their workout their response was, "Don't bananas have a lot of sugar??"
Honestly, it hurt my...
I see people arguing over nutrition research all the time. This study says keto is the best, this study says paleo’s the best, this study says vegan’s the best. But here’s the thing, research and the experts behind it can be skewed, biased, and outdated.
How many times have we proven old diets wrong that were once strongly supported by hundreds of studies (the era of ‘fat makes you fat’ comes to mind)?
Look at the fact that most researchers don’t want to use women to test their...
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...
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...
Have you ever started on fitness journey, fully committed, maybe even saw results, and then life happened and knocked you off course? Maybe you got a promotion, moved, got in a relationship, or got out of a relationship, and suddenly you look up and realize you’ve had take out every night this week or you haven’t done a single workout. And you just sort of throw up your hands in defeat.
Do you find yourself constantly pulled in a million directions? Your to-do list is endless, people constantly need...
2020. I'm sure you can relate when I say this year has tested me like no other year has. My business struggled to stay alive as the first wave of the pandemic hit. I went through a break up. I discovered I had anxiety. I got injured. I faced new health issues like losing my hair. And that's on top of dealing with the daily stress of covid numbers, living alone, and ya know, life.
But this year I also did some massive inner healing. I began seeing a therapist. I developed a greater appreciation for all the...
Have you ever experienced this: You have a goal to lose weight. And even though reaching that goal would mean everything to you, even though you know how much more confident you would be in your relationship, even though you know you'd have more energy for your kids, even though you know how amazing it would be to feel good in your own skin again, you just can't get yourself to take action.
The days come and go and you just feel sluggish, apathetic, maybe even a little hopeless. You can't seem to hype...