In today's episode we're talking about influencing family and friends when you're trying to adopt healthier habits. We answer listener questions about how to motivate and encourage people we love to make healthier choices and how to handle family and friends who don't support our choices and goals.
I'm sure you realize that your stress levels might be contributing to your trouble losing weight. But I'm not sure you realize what is contributing to your stress levels. Sure, emotional stress is a big problem. But what about physical stress? Processed foods, sugars and toxins create a stress response in your body whether you feel it or not. They cause damage at the cellular and vascular level that you might not recognize or feel for years. In today's episode we talk about stress management for weight loss: the common causes of stress, the symptoms of elevated cortisol, how it impacts your health and fat burning potential and how you can control cortisol via diet and lifestyle.
Fat loss is 90% what you eat. What you eat is 90% mental. If you don't control your thoughts, they will control you. This is very clear when we consider all the times we've really wanted to make good food choices but cave to temptation in the moment. Controlling your thoughts isn't just about positive thinking - in fact, positive thinking often falls far short. This is where power thinking comes into play. In this episode we talk about why positive thinking isn't enough and how power thinking can make a huge difference in your life regardless of your goal.
One of the most common questions I get is, "How can I lose weight after menopause?". So many women feel like their bodies have changed and no longer response to the weight loss strategies that always worked in the past. There's no question that weight loss and weight maintenance are more difficult after menopause, but it is still 100% possible. In this episode we talk about the most important and effective strategies for weight loss after menopause.
In today's episode we're talking with Mary The Paleo Chef! Mary Shenouda is one of my personal coaches and friends. We talk about phat fudge, the benefits of starting your day off with healthy fats, why calorie counting doesn't work, if food intolerances are actually a good thing and her personal approach to health and healthy food.
Today we're tackling another episode of the Random Show - answering a variety of listener questions on a random assortment of topics including overcoming your fear of failure, hot flashes, snacking, trouble sleeping and the best way to track your food and hormonal biofeedback.
In today's episode we're answering listener questions about whether or not it is possible to follow a primal lifestyle as a vegetarian. Can you be a primal vegetarian? What does that look like? What should eat? What are the risks? We talk about major misconceptions about animal protein and the role of protein in a primal diet as well as nutrient deficiency risks of vegetarian diets.
In today's episode we're tackling how to eat healthy on a budget. Eating for fat loss or "going paleo/primal" does not have to be more expensive than the Standard American Diet. Can it be? Sure. But you can have a huge grocery budget on the Standard American Diet or you can have a small one. Similiarly, you can have a huge grocery budget on a Primal diet or you can have a small one. There are ways. You get what you look for. You can absolutely eat healthy on a budget. In this episode, we'll show you how.
In today's episode we're talking about one of the major keys to lasting success in any arena, especially fat loss: accountability. We talk about what it looks like when you don't have accountability, the wrong ways to go about it and how I can help you stay accountable. Plus, it's the one year anniversary of Primal Potential! Holy Toledo! My heartfelt thanks for your support and your love.
Just because it is derived from a whole food does not mean it is good for fat loss. Heck, just because something is a whole food doesn't mean it is good for fat loss! I'll be super straight forward about this: dried fruit is not a fat loss food. In fact, in many cases it contains more sugar than a candy bar and it does not and will not trigger our satiety signals.
In today's episode we're talking about the most common mistake people make when measuring fat loss or progress toward any goal: business, fitness, weight loss, you name it. Then we establish a new way to approach measuring progress and give practical recommendations for benchmarking your progress.
Today's Q&A is another "random show"! Short answers to a handful of questions including how to handle menopause and fat loss, whether or not superfood supplements are worth it, overcoming scale frustration and staying on track when life gets crazy.
Today we’re going to be tackling a super common question and that is about how to beat stubborn belly fat. Most people find that the midsection fat is the hardest to lose. We’re much more quick to lose weight in our face, chest, arms and legs but that belly fat is pretty dang stubborn. And it is. But there are strategies to burn that belly fat and we’re going to dive into them today.