331: Carbs And Fat Loss

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There is way too much confusion about carbohydrates. Too many people lump them all in the same category and act as if grams of carbs or calories are the only relevant factor. That's not the case. Others act as if all carbs are "bad" - also not the case. Some suggest that carbs are essential and even when pursuing fat loss we should consume multiple servings of quality carbs each ...Read More

330: Overcoming Inertia – Pushing Through When It Feels Hard

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We don't make progress because we give up, give in, delay and make excuses when things get hard. Here's the problem: change feels hardest right before you break through to it becoming easier. It's easy to start. It's easy to do the work when it's new & you're feeling motivated. If we don't master overcoming inertia - pushing through when it feels hard & we want to quit - we'll ...Read More

329: A Case Against Counting Calories

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Today is the day. We are making a strong case against counting calories. I understand it's easy. I understand it's been "all the rage" for decades. I also understand it doesn't work. As Mark Sisson says, the calories in/calories out model is overly simple & dangerously ineffective. Fortunately, there is a strategy that is both more effective and more accurate. I hope you'll keep an open & curious mind as ...Read More

328: Vacations & Your Goals

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When you're trying to eat healthier, lose weight or get fit, vacation can be a stressful thing. Lots of my clients struggle to balance vacation & their goals. You want to enjoy vacation and you don't want to feel like you're missing out, but you also don't want to throw caution to the wind and go overboard. Where's the middle? We're gonna find it in today's episode! It's not about ...Read More

327: Vitamins, Supplements & Shakes

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Are vitamins and supplements worth it? Are they important? Do they make a difference? And how do you know which ones are good and which ones aren't? Rarely does a day go by when I don't get some variation of these questions. I've been on both sides of this conversation. Prior to starting Primal Potential I worked for a dietary supplement company and worked to both formulate & market protein ...Read More

326: Let Me Blow Your Mind

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Tough love alert! The #1 most valuable, high impact thing you can do to improve your body & your health is improve your mindset. I can't tell you how much people dismiss this truth and instead only want to focus on diet & exercise strategy. Guys, our minds create our lives. Our thoughts drive our decisions. When you improve your mind, you make every other change in life exponentially easier. ...Read More

325: Dietary Fats To Avoid & Why

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Dietary fat can be your best friend in health & fat loss or your worst enemy. Today's we're exploring which fats to avoid & why. I certainly had a ton of misconceptions about healthy & unhealthy fats for a long time. I thought that unsaturated fats were ideal and vegetable oils were perfectly healthy. I thought that butter & saturated fats were best avoided. I've done a ton of episodes ...Read More

324: The Simple Path To Fat Loss

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I am a simple girl. I think health & fat loss isn’t complicated. It’s not easy, but it’s also not complicated. Today I want to talk to you about the simple path to fat loss. We know the simple things to do, we just don’t do them consistently. And then, we get distracted by all the complicated tips and tricks and tactics that make companies billions of dollars every year. ...Read More

323: How Much Should You Eat?

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Lots of people want to know how much they should eat. When it comes to protein, fat & carbs, everyone wants to know: how much should you eat? How much is too much? What is the target you should look to hit? In fact, a google search of "how much protein should I eat" or the same question related to fat or carbs will yield millions of results & opinions. ...Read More

322: The Expectancy Effect – Fast Track to Higher Performance

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Here's what I think: the expectancy effect, when applied, can change your life. Lately I've been getting a lot of emails from people who are struggling. Their emails say things like, "I can't get motivated" or "I do alright for a couple days but then I blow it" and "my weekends are out of control". All of these emails have one thing in common: low expectations. There is a behavioral ...Read More


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