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How Low-Calorie Diets Will Sabotage Your Weight Loss

Are you stuck in a weight loss rut, feeling like you're eating next to nothing but not seeing results on the scale? This is a common frustration; you are not alone. In pursuing shedding those extra pounds, some folks mistakenly believe that cutting calories to the...

Get Your Metabolism Moving

Get Your Metabolism Moving

Are you struggling to reach your weight loss goals? It could be due to poor metabolic health. But what exactly is metabolic health? It refers to how well your body processes glucose, the sugar that fuels your body. Poor metabolic health can increase your risk of developing conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, and cancer. 

How to Navigate Weddings

How to Navigate Weddings

First things first. You must decide what kind of experience you are “OK” with having. If you decide you want to let loose by taking a break from your regular eating routine, do it. By all means, put on your best outfit and dancing shoes and enjoy. We aren’t here to judge (unless an unfortunate video of your dance moves ends up on social media). The moral of the story, be “OK” with having fun and be “OK” with the consequences.

The proposed rules of engagement are to PLAN AHEAD.

Are you Proactive or Reactive?

Are you Proactive or Reactive?

If you’re anything like us, you always feel busy, and your “to-do” list is never complete. As entrepreneurs, we’ve learned how important it is to be more proactive and less reactive.  And, we are still learning, and always will be!

Want to feel better?

Want to feel better?

We’ve learned some tough and valuable lessons about the power of being more proactive.  This doesn’t mean that we are never reactive.  We’re imperfect humans.  It means that we are more likely to succeed if we can be as proactive as possible.

Comparison, Confidence, & Consistency

Comparison, Confidence, & Consistency

The 3 C’s I have struggled with and continue to work on! ⁣

1️⃣ Comparison – I’ve struggled with this as an athlete and as a business co-owner. I think it’s human nature to want to see how you “stack-up” against others but in my experience comparison doesn’t often lead to positive feelings or outcomes. I’m constantly reminding myself to steer my own ship and stay in my own lane. I have control over my own actions, why worry about what others are doing? ⁣

Cheat or Choice?

Cheat or Choice?

Cheat (definition) -​ to deceive or trick.⁣

Choice (definition)  –  Select something as the best of two or more alternatives. ⁣

Which definition sounds better to you? ⁣Cheat or Choice?

Why Hire a Nutrition Coach?

Why Hire a Nutrition Coach?

Quick. What’s the first thing that popped into your head?⁣

-To lose weight/fat⁣
-To be told what to eat⁣
-To get a personalized macronutrient/calorie goal⁣

Let’s go a little deeper, shall we? At Beyond the Box Nutrition, we provide more than macros!

How to change a habit

How to change a habit

Changing habits can be difficult! Whether you’re trying to start something new or kick a habit to the curb, it’s sometimes tough to know where to begin. Let’s use the example of trying to eat healthier. You want to eat healthier because you want to feel better, lose weight, have more energy, or even look better naked!⁣

One of the reasons you may be at this point again is because you have been aiming too high! Yes, you try to make drastic changes, very quickly, because you are over it! You want change now.

5 Hard Truths About Fat Loss

5 Hard Truths About Fat Loss

1️⃣ Nutrition changes require lifestyle changes. These two are tangled together in a beautiful, chaotic mess no matter how much you want to separate them.

2️⃣ Weight loss (or muscle gain) will always take longer than you want it to. For whatever reason (I blame social media) we have unrealistic exceptions of losing 30 lbs in 30 days and keeping it off forever! Set your own expectations and do not compare your progress to others. ⁣⁣

 

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