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Take Getting in Shape off of your New Year’s Resolution list once and for all. I am looking for 5 to 10 people who’d like to help me become an amazing nutrition coach. I am a few months into my Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification, a year long program. I’ve written extensively about my own […]

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Just do it again

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My Precision Nutrition (PN) coach asked me if I would be willing to write a few sentences that speak to my experience doing the PN Coaching program for a second time. Why did I sign up again? What do I value most about my second year so far? It got me thinking, that repeating the […]

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Fitness Update

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I am 16 weeks into my second year of Precision Nutrition Coaching. I described my first year previously. The Cost of Getting Lean is one of my favorite Precision Nutrition articles. One of my long-term goals had been to get into the 16-19% body fat range (similar to 6 to 9% for men) shown below. The […]

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I love a good fitness rant

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Renaissance Periodization published a post today called “No more Sugar Coating!” And it is hilarious. And full disclosure, I’m guilty of everything in there. Snippet below: Last time I checked, the RP Diet was not called “The Eat What You Feel Like Eating Every Day AND Lose Weight!” diet. And it wasn’t called the “You […]

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Level Up

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In June, shared my love of Precision Nutrition’s coaching program, and its impact on my fitness, after finishing up a year of receiving coaching. I redid my PN Level 1 certification, required every 2 years, in July. Essentially the Level 1 program teaches strong nutrition fundamentals with some coaching basics added on. With PN Level 1 Version […]

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Sleep More

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I’ve been trying to sleep more, consistently, for the last few months. Initially this started as a fitness goal since everything I learn, states that recovery and sleep might be almost as important as the training and nutrition when it comes to gaining muscle, losing fat, etc. See e.g. Sleep 101: Importance, Effects & Steps […]

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Consume vs. Create

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My time spent consuming vs. creating content has been 99:1 for the last few years. One of my goals for 2017 was to change the balance and create more. I’m late getting started. My friend Clay has started old-school blogging again – no list posts, no single theme – just his thoughts and creations. I […]

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My year of Precision Nutrition (PN) Coaching (coaching FAQ) ends on June 30, 2017. I first started my fitness journey back in 2004, with Body for Life, doing back to back 12 week “competitions.” The program worked well, but I did not have a good transition strategy for maintenance. I got into running, then marathon […]

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Content Writing

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So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that.So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that.My […]

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Write Ups

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So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that.My nature is that I don’t listen very well.My nature is that I don’t […]

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