How do you calculate your exact macros/macro split? (Macros part 3)

So you’ve figured out how many calories you need to eat to reach your goals. Now what? How to you figure out how many grams of protein, carbs and fat to eat daily? This video breaks down the following: How to calculate your protein macros/how many grams of protein should you be eating? How to calculate your carb macros/how many …

How many calories should you be eating? (Macros part 2)

Whether your goals are weight loss, weight gain or maintenance knowing how many calories you are eating can be key to reaching your goals. Let me start by saying I personally recommend using the strategies in below video AFTER tracking your food for 7 days. This way you can compare the calories you’re actually consuming the calories you get in …

What are macros? Do you need to count calories and macros? (Macros part 1)

What exactly are macros? This video goes over the basics of what macros are and answers the following questions: What is the calorie breakdown of each macro? Why you should count macros. What is the difference between counting calories and macros? Do you need to count both calories and macros?

Figuring Out What to Prep to Hit Your Macros

A lot of people ask me how I decide what to cook to hit my macros. I wish there was an easy peasy answer. The truth is, when I first began counting macros it took a lot of trial and error. Below is what I found worked best. If you don’t know what your macros are yet check out this post. …

Is lack of sleep causing you to gain weight?

Did you know that people who sleep less than 4 hours are 73% more likely to be obese than those that sleep 7-9 hours? People who only sleep 5 hours are 50% more likely and people who sleep 6 hours are 23% more likely. YIKES! . 1. Sleep deprivation affects can effect hormones and increase hunger levels. . 2. The …

Travelling, eating and my go to breakfast

Staying on track while traveling can be tough. Luckily, we mostly stay in Airbnbs which means I can cook! Eating at least one meal at “home” helps you save money, calories and maintain a little control over what you’re eating…while still leaving room to try new foods. Also, I absolutely love grocery shopping in different countries!!! So many different and …

Bloating

BLOATING – I’m no stranger to bloating but I think it’s important to note that bloating can often be reduced or eliminated. . The BEFORE picture was taken before any food or liquids. . The AFTER picture was taken post workout + after my first meal: -1.5 L water -480 ml kombucha -1 chicken breast -1 veggie burger patty -120 …