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How To Win The 5 Year Game

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Marketing tycoon Gary Vaynerchuk says that you win the 5 year game by winning the 5 minute game. This is exactly what I try to execute related to my own health & fitness goals and how I try to talk my clients off the ledge of overwhelm & frustration. If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, click here to listen on my Anchor channel. Please note: the ...Read More

Year of Push 4.8 It’s Not Low Carb

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I can't change what other people are willing to see & hear, but I figured I'd once again take an opportunity to explain my position on carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are not bad. In fact, the majority of  my meals are carbohydrates. You see, vegetables are carbohydrates & if you look closely, the majority of most of my meals are....vegetables! This is where black & white thinking is so flawed. We cannot ...Read More

353: Coconut Oil Controversy

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Who hasn't seen the sensational headlines over the past couple weeks? Everything from "Coconut Oil Isn't Healthy. It Never Was Healthy" to "The World Just Fell Out of Love with Coconut Oil". Where did this come from? Is there new research we need to consider? In today's episode we're looking at this coconut oil controversy, where it came from, the science that is referenced and how you can find what ...Read More

257: The Appeal of a New Diet – What No One Is Telling You

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I think we can all relate to being attracted by a diet promising rapid results. We want the results and that matters more, in the moment, than whether or not we can sustain them. I loved what I read in a recent issue of The Harvard Business Review: The good news is, you're making good time. The bad news is, you're lost. All too often, we care more about pace ...Read More

234: How to Avoid Dieting Failure (Or Personal Failure)

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I think we're all sick & tired of dieting failure, dieting obsession and feeling like we've failed. It's exhausting! I don't know about you, but I've tried every diet under the sun. For years I felt frustrated, confused and like something was wrong with me. Nothing was wrong with me. Something was significantly flawed in my approach. Traditional weight loss programs are designed to fail. I don't think it's you. ...Read More

199: 3 Stages of Carbohydrate Intolerance

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In today's episode I'm sharing the CliffNotes & takeaway of a white paper written by Dr. Philip Maffetone about the three stages of carbohydrate intolerance. To download the free whitepaper for yourself, click here. Carbohydrate intolerance not only encourages weight gain, it impairs fat loss, damages the metabolism and triggers the development of illness and disease. Most importantly, after we assess the three stages of carbohydrate intolerance, we'll talk about ...Read More

164: Are Nuts Healthy? Go Nuts or No Nuts?

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I get a lot of questions about nuts. Everything from, "Are nuts healthy?" to "How can I stop overeating nuts?" Let's tackle these questions and everything in between! There is no black & white answer on the nut issue. In today's episode, as we explore the question, "Are nuts healthy?", I want to show you how to find the right answer for you & adjust your strategy based on your ...Read More

How To Balance Hormones For Fat Loss – Insulin

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Let's get on the same page: fat loss is about hormones. We dramatically influence our hormones with the foods we eat. Food is information. Everything you eat communicates a message to your hormones. Your hormones message you back. There is a constant dialogue happening in your body & I want to help you direct the conversation. We impair fat loss when we only consider the calorie equation. (I have explained why ...Read More

153: Eat These For Faster Fat Loss

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Today we're talking about some of the best vegetables for weight loss & how they make fat loss easier! We start off by exploring how you can determine which vegetables are the most (or least) fat loss friendly and then we take a closer look at cruciferous & allium vegetables and the ways they support fat loss. Allium vegetables & cruciferous vegetables support insulin, metabolism, detoxification & much more. They ...Read More