Client Spotlight, Fat Loss, Food, Nutrition, Self Care

A Fat Loss Journey

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Weight loss is often a journey of self discovery

As much as marketing campaigns and the media want us to believe that fat loss is achievable with their latest supplement, a hew hype fitness food or some random exercise technique (all my shake weight crew say heyyyyyy). Fat loss is not a simple phenomenon, there are many levels as to what goes into allowing someone to lose not just weight but body fat. We’ve all heard the “you should eat more protein, use high intensity interval training until you puke” advice. On the other hand we can simply embark on a journey of self discovery. This is the least popular answer as it takes time and doesn’t give instant results. Spoiler Alert – Nothing gives instant results. Continue reading

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Food, Movement, Nutrition, Self Care

The 4 Pillars of Health: Live Your Best Life

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When I’m asked, “Whats the best thing to do for ________ “. The last word of that question usually falls into one of four categories. These four categories are what I like to call the “Pillars of Health”. People come to the Training Room in order to improve themselves and that doesn’t stop at learning how to correctly go about strength training. As coaches it is our responsibility to educate everyone we come in contact with on the 4 Pillars of Health and how working to improve each one can lead to living your best life. Here’s to feeling good all the time! (obligatory Seinfeld reference)

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Nutrition, Recovery, Self Care

Selfcare: Walk the Talk

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In today’s world we are able to call upon the google machine to help us research any and everything. The answer to almost every question is out there. If well sourced, you can find all the information you crave. Well, almost every question has been answered. There is one that still evades us…..”What is Colin Farrell’s best movie?”.  Continue reading

Fat Loss, Food, Nutrition

The A, B, C, D’S of Nutrition

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Depending on what article you read or who you listen to, nutrition can get complicated, quick! We face nutrition dilemmas with every food choice we make. There can be a lot of ups and downs on the journey to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

Nutrition, Video Library

How To: Green Power Smoothie

Following on from Eirinn’s “Eat Well, Live Well” monthly newsletter, we have added a video library of quick and easy recipe’s for shakes, snacks and treats etc that Eirinn uses regularly. Look for more video’s under the tab “Eirinn’s Food Solutions” on coachjoncarroll.com

Recipe:

– 1 cup of greens
– 1 banana
– 1/4 cup of sliced cucumber
– 1/4 cup of blueberries
– 1 1/2 cup of coconut milk
– 1 teaspoon of spirulina
– 1 tablespoon of chia seeds

Blend & Enjoy!