The holiday season! The weather is colder, it's dark sooner, and there are multiple opportunities to socialize which means practicing portion control around LOTS of good food. This can be a challenging time to have the motivation to stay consistent during your weight loss journey. I asked my IG community specific feedback on what they… Continue reading Weight Loss During The Holidays
Below illustrates the portion size of eggs/egg whites, edamame, ground turkey, and protein powder equivalent to 30 grams of protein. Eggs + egg whites 30 gm protein is about 2 eggs + about 1/3 cup egg whites = 230 calories Edamame 30 gm protein is about 1.6 cups = 320 calories Ground turkey (93% lean)… Continue reading What 30 Grams Of Protein Looks Like (Part 2)
You already know how often scale fluctuations can happen while losing weight. Even while knowing this, seeing a 3 lb increase in weight when you hop on the scale can make you feel like you messed up somehow. I receive tons of emails from my students about this. They immediately jump to thinking they are… Continue reading You Did NOT Gain 3 lbs Of Fat Overnight.
Below illustrates the portion size of Greek yogurt, cheese, tofu, chickpeas, and chicken equivalent to 30 grams of protein. Nonfat Greek yogurt 30 gm protein is about 1 cup = 180 calories Shredded cheddar cheese 30 gm protein is about 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp = 357 calories Tofu 30 gm protein is about 3/4… Continue reading What 30 Grams Of Protein Looks Like
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.” Today, let’s talk… Continue reading 5 Times You Should Avoid Weighing Yourself
Exercise is an important part of any weight loss program and has a significant role in determining your daily calorie goal. But which is the BEST when it comes to losing weight? Cardio or strength training? BOTH are equally important. Let’s talk about why. The number of calories you burn during exercise depends on your… Continue reading Cardio or Strength Training? What’s The Best For Fat Loss?
Have you ever felt like your body needed to detox or cleanse? Maybe after a long vacation or couple of weeks of over-indulging fatty & sugary foods and drinking way too much alcohol? Or maybe to kick-start your weight loss journey you decide to detox the body as a method to lose a lot of… Continue reading My Favorite “Detox”
What's all this hype regarding intermittent fasting? Is it the best way to lose weight? First of all, what is intermittent fasting? The two most common types are: Eat in a window where you fast 16 hours during the day and eat in an 8-hour window.5:2 fasting approach where you eat normally or as much… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss
I always get asked how I was able to lose 20 lbs and keep it off. There was one big thing I did that helped me stay consistent until I hit my goal weight. I looked forward to EVERY meal I ate during my weight loss journey. Even if it was something quick, my goal… Continue reading Delicious Macro Friendly Recipes!
When I would work with people interested in losing weight I'd ask them their current weight. Many would give me a range of where their current weight lies, followed by telling me they aren't sure why it fluctuates like something is wrong with being between 140-145 lbs vs. just 142 lbs. And I would tell… Continue reading 4 Things I Want You To Know About Your Weight