Let’s discuss the many ways that protein supports your weight loss goals. Protein is the single most important nutrient when it comes to weight loss and gaining muscle. A high protein intake boosts metabolism, reduces appetite, and changes several weight regulating hormones. Plus, protein can help with losing body fat, and it works by several […]

Let’s discuss the many ways that protein supports your weight loss goals. Protein is the single most important nutrient when it comes to weight loss and gaining muscle. A high protein intake boosts metabolism, reduces appetite, and changes several weight regulating hormones. Plus, protein can help with losing body fat, and it works by several […]

Interested in learning the intentional and intuitive side of tracking your macros? Keep reading… Remember that time you thought you’d go full on Betty Crocker mode and bake a cake for Grandma’s 75th birthday instead of just buying one from the bakery? But instead of carefully measuring out each ingredient, you just threw everything into […]

The Important Role of Protein and Carbs in the Muscle Building Process Protein and carbs play an important role in the muscle building process, but how important of a role do they play? Well, imagine your muscle is a brick wall… You’ve had a killer workout and broke down a lot of muscle fibers, or […]

Cleaning: A Great Way to Fill Your Fitness Buckets! One of my LEAST favorite things to do is clean my house. I’m just not very good at it. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE having everything tidy and organized. But I’ve always thought there’s a million other things that I could be doing with my […]

My least favorite question to hear as a Nutrition Coach: “Are your services covered by insurance?” I understand that the notion of spending money on yourself  is scary. But I want to discuss the REAL cost of hiring a Nutrition Coach! I still remember the first time my husband and I spent actual money on […]

“What are your thoughts on teens using creatine as a sports supplement?” Google will tell you that teens should not use creatine as a sports supplement under the age of 18, as that’s the generalized answer for most things regarding ‘children’. However, that’s more from a generalized liability standpoint. There are no specific studies on […]

If building or maintaining muscle mass is your goal, avoid low carb diets like the plague! All carbohydrates get broken down into glucose, our bodies’ primary and preferred fuel source. It’s used by the brain and nervous system, as well as by our muscles for energy. What does that even mean? (So glad you asked. […]

Did you know that by eating the RIGHT amount of good QUALITY carbs, you can: 👉 build more muscle 👉 lose more body fat 👉 have energy past 3pm When it comes to building muscle, most people assume they have to fill their plates with protein. While this macronutrient is necessary for muscle growth and […]

Is whey or collagen protein better for building muscle? Read to the bottom of this post if you: lift heavy stuff because you want to build muscle are curious about or already are a vegan eater are an older athlete & want to hold on to your hard-earned muscle think you might be sensitive to […]

Are you overtraining or just undereating? It makes logical sense that the more you exercise, the fitter you’ll get.  Right?  Yes, but only to a certain point. Elite athletes train, train, and train some more but often start to feel slower or weaker.  Why is that? Are they overtraining? Short answer, not necessarily. “If you’re […]

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