All posts tagged: #CrossFit

TEAM STRONG GIRLS Biweekly Progress – Amanda C.

I’m so happy to share these comparison images of the beautiful Amanda C. who is just trekking right along with her program. She came to me looking to lean out and learn more about nutrition and have it work with her very active lifestyle. This STRONG MOMMY of 3 was Crossfitting 5x/week, running, and also following a 90% Paleo Diet but was not entirely happy with her results. While she was incredibly fit, she also accumulated some unwanted body fat so we put together a strategy that was better suited to her goals by reducing her training volume with a focus on quality training (3x CrossFit Training Days), got rid distance running altogether (i.e. low intensity cardio), and definitely moved away from the Paleo approach (“Get outta here Paleo!”) and introduced a lot more carbs, carbs, and more carbs (and a heck of a lot more calories too!!!). This STRONG GIRL has shredded a mind blowing 8 inches around her belly button, 8 inches around her hips, and 8 inches around her thighs. Most importantly …

TEAM STRONG ATHLETE Success Story – Tyler J.

Abs. Gotta love them. I had the pleasure of working with my dear friend Tyler J. over the last few months and am so proud of the work we’ve done. Tyler is a CrossFit athlete who originally came to me looking to put on muscle. He was eating excessive amounts of calories causing heavy bloating and just all around being uncomfortable. Muscle is a game of time. In fact, I can’t think of a process that requires more patience than muscle building. My work with Tyler was about pulling things back into a place where fitness was fun and also about learning rather than eating himself silly. A few months ago, his beautiful wife took up her hand in competing in her first Bikini show and Tyler transitioned from CrossFit to primarily Resistance Training so I took this as an opportune time to put together a strategy that did not have such a high energy expenditure by limiting his metabolic output…and lifting some really heavy weights. Based on the photos, I would say our time …