Your Nutrition Fundamentals for 2022

Happy new year, friends. I know it’s just that time of year, but is it me, or has the Diet Industry REALLY turned up the heat on the new-year-grind-for-your-crash-diet crap this time around? They’re out there workin’ hard to sell us the next detox, superfood and 6-weeks to a 6-pack (riiight) program.  So, in honour
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No wagon to fall off of: Why consistency beats perfection every time.

Ah, the mythical wagon. We’ve all heard it – and probably felt it, too, “I was doing so well, and then I fell off the wagon.” Whether it’s about our diet, exercise routine or another way of taking care of ourselves, the wagon represents the hardline rules we tell ourselves we need to follow to
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How to Design the Perfect Training Session

One of the biggest hurdles in getting motivated to work out, no matter where you do it, is figuring out which exercises to take on once you get there. Luckily, though, with the right information, it’s actually pretty easy to put together an effective, full-body training program. Top priority should be given to functional movements;
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Is community the missing piece of your nutrition journey?

Going at this shit alone is hard. If the last couple of years has taught us nothing else, it’s that we need each other, we need our humans around, to really thrive. It’s true in most things – including your nutrition journey. Never mind that it’s just less fun without them; setting up an environment
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How to stop stress from sabotaging your nutrition

Stress. While occasionally unavoidable and good for us in certain circumstances, in excess, particularly when it’s chronic, it’s really not. Hot take, right? Okay, not really. In fact, we hear that so much it’s pretty hard not to ‘yeah, yeah’ the warning away. Life is busy, and demands are high. But hear me out on
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Calories In, Calories Out… Sounds Simple, Doesn’t It?

Calories in, calories out. You’ve probably heard of the concept, and you might already have some feelings about its truth… or lack thereof. The basic premise of the concept is that when you take in more energy (calories) than you burn, you gain weight and when you take in less energy than you burn, you
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Your diet won’t work. Here’s why.

We know by now that diets don’t work. I mean…we do know that, right? We’ve tried, they’ve failed, and we’ve tried again. There is a new ‘best way of eating’ every time we turn around, so we can keep trying forever… you’d think we’d be dieting pros by now. Some may last a little longer
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Breaking up with diet culture for good

You’ve probably tried playing by the rules: external cues of what to eat and when to eat it, learning what is ‘good’ and what is ‘bad’, clean eating, Keto and cleanses. The rulebook is broad and ever-changing because moving targets keep us at once confused and coming back to the (verrry profitable) diet industry for
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Periodization: What It Is and Why You Need It

Picture this: You were doing super well setting up and sticking to a workout routine, and that initially gave you great results. But now, the results have kind of… fizzled – the same workouts that once seemed to work wonders now seem ineffective. What changed? Well, it’s probably a lack of periodization. Let’s dig into
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