Fat Loss Plateaus.. How to get past them!

Are you having problems getting through a plateau? Here’s 3 solutions to get you back on track!

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3 Keys to Adding More Muscle

1. Eat in a calorie surplus: What is a calorie surplus?  To gain weight your body must be consuming more calories than what it is burning over time.  Just because you are drinking protein shakes everyday doesn’t mean you are automatically going to put on muscle.  Scientifically, your body can’t put on any size without…

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Which foods should you NOT be eating?

Pretty simple question right? Sure, there are a lot of foods we consume each day that may not be the “healthiest” of options for us, but just because they aren’t healthy, doesn’t necessarily mean that’s the reason we are gaining weight. Let’s break this down so that I can give you a better idea of…

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3 Things to Expect While Dieting

Before we get started,  I just want to touch on the key principle to weight loss.  Regardless of whichever diet you decide to follow (iifym, paleo, keto, atkins, etc.) one thing is in common with them all that is the MAIN force that drives fat loss: a calorie deficit.  A calorie deficit is when you…

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I was Fine with Gaining Weight

I’ve had an amazing 2016, food wise, that is.  I’ve indulged in a lot of donuts,  ordered Pizza Hut at least once a week,  and threw tracking my macros pretty much out the window.  That MFP crap starts to get old after doing it everyday for way too long.  Sometimes we need a break.  I wanted to be able…

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Women + Weight Lifting (from a woman’s perspective)

Hey you guys! Actually you girls… Claira here making a guest post on the blog. Since opening the gym, it’s surprising to me how many women are either too scared to lift weights in fear of the word “bulk,” or just don’t lift weights because they think they will “lose more fat by spending 30+ minutes on…

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You are unique, don’t copy someone else

Social media has done a lot for the fitness industry in the past few years.  Good and bad. It has definitely helped people find inspiration to help them reach their goals, but there’s also a huge problem with this. Not everyone out there is actually what they are all hyped up to be. A lot of the fitness “gurus” on social media only…

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FLEXIBLE DIETING Part II

So how is everyone getting along with tracking their calories? So far so good? Still struggling?  Well, for those of you who are getting along quite nicely I have one more thing for you to implement into your diet.  For those of you that might be struggling to find your maintenance levels and still need/want help tracking…

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