Fat Loss 101: The Only 2 Things You Need to Know

Fat Loss 101: The 2 Things You Need to Know

Last week I talked about how mindset affects your chances of achieving an enviable physique. Today I’m covering the second essential ingredient for fat loss: Nutrition. Nutrition is confusing area cluttered with conflicting opinions and trendy tactics. It doesn’t help when well-known coaches draw minscule distinctions between this popular method or that. Let’s not make it complicated. All you need to know to lose fat is what to eat and how much to eat. What to Eat for Fat Loss Keep it simple. Follow these guidelines and {Read More…}

Holistic Fat Loss: Is It More Effective?

Getting lean and strong means taking a holistic approach!

Women don’t want slim without strong any longer. They know that a tight, shapely body and strength and conditioning are a result of a holistic approach: Eating wholesome, nutritious foods in the right amounts Moving more and lifting weights Rocking a positive mindset This is the lifestyle that results in a smokin’ hot, energized body. It’s sustainable and delivers results. But very few programs address all three of these components for fat loss. That’s why today I’m answering frequently asked questions about LEAN AND STRONG, my online training group {Read More…}

4 Tips for EASY Lifestyle Changes

Now Enrolling!Click Here to RegisterLEAN AND STRONGan online training group for women Learn More Sitting in the middle of muckety muck: That’s how it feels when you’re struggling to eat a healthier diet. You can see your diet weaknesses and may even know how to fix them, but you can never move forward. Why is it so hard to make diet changes and how can you eat healthier for the smokin’ body you want? When I begin Lean and Strong, my online training group for women, I ask {Read More…}

Ladies, You’re Not Really Eating for Muscle

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It’s not so easy being a woman who wants more muscle. Cultural norms and mental conditioning cause us to sabotage our own good intentions, especially when it comes to eating for muscle. But ladies, if you want more muscle, you’ve got to let go of your FAT PHOBIA. The Skinny Trap It’s drilled into our heads all our lives that attractive means skinny.  In my experience as a personal trainer, I see many fit women in a state of perpetual calorie restriction and cardio overtraining, afraid of gaining an {Read More…}

The Art of Food Tracking (Part 3)

The Art of Food Tracking (Part 3) | Workout Nirvana

I haven’t always been so enlightened about clean eating. In my 20’s and early 30’s I suffered from severe digestive issues that caused me to lie down every day in pain. Every time I ate, my stomach blew up like a balloon, and I felt fatigued and groggy on a daily basis. I accepted this as the norm and didn’t even consider that my diet was contributing. It was something of a transformation when I became aware of what I ate. Once I {Read More…}

The Art of Food Tracking (Part 2)

Art of Food Tracking Part 2

We all eat mindlessly to some extent, even when we eat clean. What and how we eat are set to automatic pilot, which is one reason it’s so hard to make meaningful changes to our diets. But stalking your diet (er, food tracking), even for a short time, can help you make both small tweaks or gradual, bigger changes that have a big impact on your life and health. In Part 1 of this series, I talked about how and why to get {Read More…}