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Let's talk fitness + nutrition COACHING: Why women struggle with their compliance! complianceissues eatingdisorders fitfam fitnesscoaching fitspo mindset nutrition onlinecoach themetacademy womensissues Feb 27, 2021

Are you a fitness and nutrition coach that is asking yourself

"Why are my female clients struggling with the plan?"

Are you frustrated with delivering the same message week after week about will power, motivation, and staying consistent?

Are you a trainee or client that is struggling with your...

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ARE YOU READY TO TAKE THE PLUNGE AND STEP ON STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME???

Have you competed before and you're ready to tackle it again?

Have you told yourself that THIS time it will be 'different'?

Sit back, critically think, and take a little self inventory before you take that step into a...

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Why I dislike the term 'Eating Clean' as a nutritionist and fitness coach! coaching flexibledieting macros nutrition onlinecoach Jan 26, 2021

There is a reason that I dislike the term #cleaneating

I get what people mean by #Eatclean, but it's a really broad term that many people believe means that you eat chicken, egg whites, rice, potatoes, oats, vegetables, protein powder, and fish out of a Tupperware container.

To me, that's not...

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I am TRACKING MACROS again.... here's why! coaching fitness flexibledieting macros metabolism mindset nutrition training Jan 16, 2021

It's been since 2016 that I have tracked my nutritional intake.

After I competed at the IFBB North Americans in 2016 I slowly tucked my tracking app away and I have never looked back.

In Contest Prep I was a soldier and on point every day.

But I had a specific goal and an end game so the hunger...

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Are you stuck on the start and stop loop of DIETING? coaching nutrition onlinecoach Jan 10, 2021
"How many calories should I be eating for weight loss? I am so strict on my diet but I just can't seem to stick to it for long and I'm not losing weight."
 
My response... "Enough that you don't keep over feeding and you can maintain it long term."
 
The #1 issue I hear from...
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Video Follow Up: Are you buying the sizzle, or are you buying the steak? coaching contestprep fitness metabolism nutrition onlinecoach onlinetrainer training Dec 19, 2020

What's up everyone!

If you read my last blog on 'Are you buying the sizzle or the steak?" and it resonated with you then THIS video is for you!

Watch as I explain how there is a BIG difference between buying into a PROGRAM + buying into PROGRAMMING.

 

XO J

 

 

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Are you buying the sizzle or the steak? Dec 11, 2020

"Are you buying the sizzle or the steak?"

I love this saying.

If I told you that overly complicated plans don’t work would you believe me?

Probably not.

Because the sizzle is what sells.

It’s the lengthy supplement list.

The intricate food pairing and timing.

The overly complex...

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Why flexible dieting allows you more than FIVE Friggin Almonds! Dec 11, 2020

FIVE FRIGGIN ALMONDS!

 

A few contest preps (well more than five let's say) I had a meal plan that involved strategic almond counting.

 

I remember getting the plan into my inbox and feeling overwhelmed immediately.

 

Meal one was a mix of egg whites (2 to be exact), flank steak,...

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Who's stealing your cookies? Dec 11, 2020

Who’s stealing your cookies? 

 

A few years ago Brooke Erickson, Victoria Viola, and I hosted the #redefiningfitness weekend at the prestigious bodybuilding.com headquarters in Boise, Idaho.

 

During that weekend I gave a presentation called the “fitness...

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