Oral HCG and the HCG Diet

If you've been reading my posts for a while, you'll know that I am very skeptical of get-skinny-quick methods and fat burning supplements.  I always advocate for sustainable fat loss methods through a moderate caloric deficit because I think those will lead to long lasting, lifestyle changes with minimal harm to your metabolic or emotional … Continue reading Oral HCG and the HCG Diet

Dealing with Scale Weight Fluctuations

Daily changes in scale weight are completely normal and to be expected, even if you're not trying to lose weight. I've seen my own weight bounce around 3-5 lbs within the same day, and it depends on a lot of things: how much sleep I've gotten, how stressed out I am, if I currently have … Continue reading Dealing with Scale Weight Fluctuations

Low Calorie Condiments

Eating healthy foods doesn't have to be all sad and bland chicken breasts.  You can mix and match a number of condiments and seasonings to pair well with your protein of choice, whether that's turkey, a lean cut of steak or pork, or even white fish.  For example, I can make a delicious cod with … Continue reading Low Calorie Condiments

Pre-Workout: Not Just for Meatheads

When I first started working out, the thought of taking pre-workout was really scary.  I didn't understand what it was and I didn't think I was enough of a gym rat to need it.  I was also proud that I could get through my workouts without extra help.  I had also heard of the scary … Continue reading Pre-Workout: Not Just for Meatheads

Apple Cider Vinegar for Fat Loss?

I see a lot of fitness influencers - both on Instagram and on Pinterest - recommending that people take apple cider vinegar (ACV) pills or shots.  I've been recommended by a previous coach to use ACV as a salad dressing of sorts to encourage fat loss - while it was pretty delicious, I have not … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar for Fat Loss?