Posts tagged IIFYM
SNAP CHAT Q&A

In case you all missed it I had a Q&A session on my Snap Chat last week. But so many of you told me that you don't have Snap Chat yet (get with the program people ;)) so I didn’t want any of you to miss out on some of the great questions that were coming my way!

Here is a recap of my Q&A session for you I hope you get some great information plus a few giggles out of it!

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NUTRIENT TIMING FOR FAT LOSS

Nutrient timing, sounds a little complicated right? Well really it is quite simple, it is how you break down your macronutrients (protein, carbs, and fats) throughout the day in order to get optimal results. This is a topic I get asked about quite often and there are endless suggestions on when to eat your food. And to make matters more confusing there are many suggestions on which foods to eat at these certain times. So let me break it down for you.

I think the biggest misconception is that nutrient timing of food is something that only body builders do, or should do. But ladies (and gents reading this) what nutrient timing really refers to is how you fuel your body. Have you ever tried to do a workout on an empty stomach? (I know we have probably all been there). How did you feel? Did you feel that you were bursting with energy or did you feel a little less strong and lacking your usual energy? Well, nutrient timing plays a big role in how well you perform during your workout as well as how well you recover afterwards.

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METABOLISM AND PLATEAUS - Part 2

So if you are keeping up with me on social media you would have seen I thought this video was 18 minutes long! Turns out my camera was playing tricks on me and it was only 8 minutes! Thank goodness! I knew I could talk, but seriously that was ridiculous haha

Ok so down to business...

In this Vlog, I talk about the results of my changes I made last week plus incorporating a few new things this week. The human body is an amazing thing and even though you think you have it all figured out, believe me when I say it's definitely smarter than you!

See what I’m doing to break one of the worst plateaus I have ever had, and it involves more food and less cardio!

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5 BENEFITS OF FLEXIBLE DIETING

What is Flexible Dieting?

Flexible dieting is a fairly new concept and has taken the health and fitness industry by storm over the last few years. You may have heard of it being referred to as IIFYM or “If it fits your macros”? And although it has been scientifically proven to be a successful form of “dieting” it initially received a bad rap from the old school dieters in heath and fitness and it still does.

I know that anytime I have ever been on a diet the foods that are typically listed has always been chicken, tuna, lean meats, broccoli, egg whites, sweet potato, and whole grains.  Sound familiar? But really, let's be honest! Unless you are an A grade bodybuilder (and even then), who wants to eat these foods and these foods ONLY all of the time for the rest of our lives just to stay in shape?  

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