If you have ever tried to lose weight, you know how often scale fluctuations can happen. But as much as you know this, and you hop on the scale and randomly see a 3 lb increase in weight, it makes you feel like you messed up somewhere. I receive tons of emails from my students… Continue reading You Did NOT Gain 3 lbs Of Fat Overnight.
Sit back in your chair right now and think back to a few years ago. Do you feel like you've constantly spent so much time and energy on gaining weight, losing weight, gaining weight, and losing weight? Different diets, different workout regimens, you've constantly worked at it. Why are so many of us constantly struggling… Continue reading Why You’ve Struggled To Lose Weight For Years
You've probably heard that muscle weighs more than fat and that sometimes the reason the weight loss scale is not moving is because you are gaining muscle (if you're engaging in strength or resistance training). Source: Avance Care This can definitely happen. But it's not that muscle "weighs" more than fat. In the photo above… Continue reading Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?
Did you know we can go about three weeks without food but only about three days without water?! Water is an essential nutrient! Meaning we need to consume it daily to meet the body's needs. Our cells, tissues, and organs all require water to function! We lose water each day by breathing, urinating, sweating, and… Continue reading Are You Drinking Enough Water?
We NEED to talk about weight loss and fat loss because they are NOT the same thing. Weight loss and fat loss are used interchangeably in the world of nutrition & weight loss and anytime I refer to weight loss, I automatically mean fat loss. But technically, they mean two different things. When you are… Continue reading Weight Loss And Fat Loss Are NOT The Same!
I started to notice something big happening with a lot of the women I was speaking with who were struggling to lose weight. They would say things like... "I'm 3-4 lbs heavier at the end of the day, I'm not sure what's wrong with me." Or..."I weigh more right after I eat." Things that are… Continue reading When To NOT Weigh Yourself
Today's topic I am crazily passionate about. Okay so why even talk about this? Because it's a HUGE problem. And I don't think people are understanding the harm they are causing long-term to their body by not consuming enough calories for weight loss. 90% of the women I speak to each week are consuming 1200… Continue reading 1200 Calories Is Not Enough
Last weekend I was doing a nutrient comparison between brown rice vs. white rice. As I started digging I came to learn about how much of a big deal the arsenic in rice is and how we should be paying closer attention to this. Before I dive deep into the arsenic, let's quickly chit-chat about… Continue reading Brown rice vs. White rice. But wait, what about the Arsenic?!
Have you ever tried losing weight and notice you lose a good amount of weight as you first begin your weight loss journey but then it slows down? I had a student email me the other day telling me she lost 3.2 lbs during her first week in my course- Flexible Eating 101. I calculated… Continue reading Why You Lose Weight FAST (In The Beginning)
Last week we talked all about what a weight loss plateau really is and how to make sure you're actually hitting a plateau. Make sure you read last week's post before diving into today's topic- how to get over a weight loss plateau! Remember, on average it can take about 3-6 months of actively losing… Continue reading How To Get Over A Weight Loss Plateau (Part 2)