The process. At some point, your coach has probably told you to “trust the process,” but what does that mean? And why trust “the process” when you’re frustrated that you’ve had a tough week or aren’t seeing the progress you’re looking for?Read More
Answering questions sent in on all things nutrition: how low carb diets work, the differences between calories and macros, and why fiber is so important.Read More
Answering questions sent in on all things nutrition: how to adjust your own macros, vegetarian protein options, and whether fat burners really work or not.Read More
We don’t cheat on tests or our partners, so why do we cheat on our health? Learn how your cheat meal may be sabotaging your progress, and how flexible nutrition can help you overcome the cheat day mentality.Read More
No matter what goal you are working toward, consistency is key to achieving it and perfection is not your friend. Despite how good it feels hit your macros perfectly 10 days in a row, that may be an indicator that you’re not allowing yourself the flexibility you need to build long-term success.Read More
If you find traveling to be extra stressful and destructive to your healthy habits, check out these tips for maintaining a bit of normalcy while still leaving room for plenty of fun while en route.Read More
This fixation with the scale is a pattern we see with clients often. It’s natural, but it’s also preventable. Rather than just suggesting that you don’t let the number on the scale bother you, today’s post dives a little deeper into how you can make the most of this (often inaccurate) measure of progress and other ways to determine the true changes you are experiencing on your fat loss journey.Read More
A smoothie: a good food to add to your day or a fake-healthy fad? It depends! This week we’re sharing some favorite smoothie recipes and, more importantly, explaining why smoothies are neither good nor bad and may be helpful in supporting you and your goals.Read More
A few weeks ago, I asked both current and past clients in my Facebook group the following question: If you could give one piece of advice to those who are new to tracking macros, what would it be?
The responses received and conversation that followed were so very valuable. Those with months (or even years) of experience were able to share their insight into what has worked for them, and those new to tracking were able to glean some new advice and share what has been helpful to them so far. Today I wanted to share a few of those tips with you!Read More
Poor carbs always get a bad rap, but here at KLN we love all the carbs. However, sometimes our favorite calorie-dense carbs, like rice, pasta and bread products, don’t exactly fit into our macros. So, today, we’re sharing how to do this with some of our favorite high-volume alternatives to our favorite carbs.Read More
There is an overwhelming amount of nutrition and diet information available all around us. It can be difficult to wade through what is fact and what is fad, especially when the idea of what is the “best” diet is constantly changing. Today we’re simplifying the topic of fat loss with five facts that may answer some of your common diet-related questions.Read More
To show you a bit of what tracking your macros can look like, the coaches are showing you what a full day of eating looks like for each of them and their specific goals. While we all follow the same concept of flexible nutrition, our approaches are very different.Read More
Here’s the thing: eating healthy does NOT mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals. Eating healthy can be a challenge if you hate cooking, however, it’s not impossible! Check out our tips for eating healthy even if you hate to cook.Read More
No one wants to feel hungry. But if you are dieting, there will probably be a point where your calorie deficit grows and hunger becomes an issue. Eating a diet that keeps you full will not only help increase your chances of successfully reaching your fat loss goals, it will also help you maintain those changes long term.
When it comes to working towards specific nutrition goals, we talk a lot about creating habits and establishing a routine; unfortunately, travel can wreak havoc on our routine, leaving us feeling like we should just throw in the towel and start over again when we get back home.
It can be unrealistic to expect to hit your numbers spot on while traveling, but it is possible to still stay on track when on the go. Being diligent about your nutrition doesn't mean you have to carry a food scale around with you and say no to every treat offered. It does, however, mean there may be some compromises to make on occasion.Read More
I’m a “kind of” intermittent faster. What does that mean? It means that I kind of stick to a time restricted eating window but don’t stress too much about it. I find that, personally, intermittent fasting helps me control hunger throughout the day and prioritize my hydration - something I’m terrible at - and helps keep me in a good eating routine whether I’m tracking my macros or not.
Curious about what intermittent fasting even is and if it may be a helpful strategy for you? Read on!
Whether you’re new to tracking your macros or have been doing it for a while, some weeks can be tough and frustrating. You may feel like you’re constantly playing macro tetris and can’t figure out how to hit your numbers without pounding protein shakes or having every single meal and snack portioned out in a tupperware. Maybe you’re just feeling bored with the process and becoming a little lax with your tracking. If you’re having an off week or feeling overwhelmed as you get the hang of tracking, taking a little extra time to set yourself up for a good week can make all the difference.Read More
Believe it or not, alcohol is actually a macronutrient! But unlike the other macros, alcohol can be a bit tricky to track. Learn how to accurately track alcohol so that your drinks aren’t compromising your goals.Read More