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Welcome to the next edition of the Friday 5! It’s been a while since my last Friday 5 episode, so I share some details about my summer “sabbatical” and our family’s adventures. And, of course, I share my 5 favorites! LISTEN HERE 1. Athleta Farallon Jogger 2. Overnight weekend bag  3. Kohv sunglasses SAVE 10% with code CARROTSNCAKE 4. Nuzest Coffee Coconut MCTs Protein Powder  5. Lole Half Moon Hoodie    ***** If you enjoyed…

I’ve lost about 7 pounds in 2.5 months. ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ After QUICKLY gaining 15 pounds earlier this year I’ve lost about half of it without changing my diet or exercise routine. ⁠⁠ I gained the weight quickly because it was the perfect storm of “calories out versus calories in,” which [teaching moment] is often what happens when women go on a restrictive diet and end up binging because they can’t diet forever and then gain…

There are 4 main reasons women come to work with us. They want to:⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ 🔹Tone Up⁠⁠ 🔹Get Lean⁠⁠ 🔹Slim Down⁠⁠ 🔹Lose Weight⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ And we help them do just that!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Want to know the secret to doing it?⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ It’s this:⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ ▪️If you want to TONE UP = BUILD MUSCLE⁠⁠ ▪️If you want to GET LEAN = BUILD MUSCLE⁠⁠ ▪️If you want to SLIM DOWN = BUILD MUSCLE⁠⁠ ▪️If you want to…

Are you eating enough?⁠⁠ Would it surprise you to know that most women are not eating enough?⁠⁠ Blame it on Diet Culture and the repeated messages that we need to eat low-carb, low-calorie everything to stay in shape.⁠⁠ As a result, most women habitually UNDEReat.⁠⁠ Maybe you’re one of them!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠How do you know if you’re eating enough?⁠⁠ 1️⃣You feel satisfied for 3-4 hours after meals⁠⁠ 2️⃣You don’t crave sugar immediately after a meal⁠⁠ 3️⃣You…

In this episode, I share some details about our recent family vacation to Black Butte Ranch! LISTEN HERE ***** If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a review and subscribe so you never have to miss an episode! Comments and questions can be sent to info@carrotsncake.com, and please join the Carrots ‘N’ Cake Community Group on Facebook. Follow me on Instagram @carrotsncake Subscribe for the latest updates and free resources: https://carrotsncake.ck.page/free

Kath Younger is a Registered Dietitian, mom of two boys ages 8 and 2, and the blogger behind the website Kath Eats, which you’ll find at katheats.com. Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, Kath was one of the original “healthy living bloggers” and has been online since 2007. Kath writes about all topics relating to healthy living, including recipes, nutrition, home organization, motherhood, beauty, and budgeting. Kath has been published in popular magazines such as O and Shape and has appeared on Access…

Grab this travel-friendly at-home bodyweight program for your next vacation or business travels! It includes 3 weeks of do-anywhere workouts that don’t requirement any equipment except for your own bodyweight!

Eat the banana.⁠⁠🍌 ⁠⁠ Hell, eat two bananas.⁠⁠🍌🍌 ⁠⁠ It’s absolutely ridiculous when I hear people say there’s ‘too much sugar’ in bananas.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ If anything is keeping you from your goals, trust me, it’s NOT the banana.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Bananas and pretty much ALL fresh fruits have vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and fiber that, when it comes to the health benefits, truly outweigh the ‘sugar’ and ‘carbs’ that come along with them.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ If you’re failing…

I’m rounding up the top Carrots ‘N’ Cake podcast episodes all about hormonal imbalance.  Hormonal imbalance is my number #1 topic to talk about these days! As someone who has dealt with hormone issues since I was a teenager, I am very fascinated by the topic and how hormone imbalance can affect your overall health. For more on my personal journey with hormones, check out My Hormones Story – I tell you everything in a nutshell! …

Kersten Kimura is a certified macro nutrition coach, personal trainer, and women’s wellness coach. She helps women all over the world to achieve their best body composition and optimal health through her WHOLEistic Macros coaching. Having been through serious burnout herself, she emphasizes the importance of proper nutrition, adequate exercise, balanced hormones, and stress management. In this episode, we cover a lot! Kersten and I chat about transitioning from burnout (overtraining and under-eating) to a…

Walking away from tracking macros can be a scary endeavor, especially if you’ve tracked for awhile. This episode is all about how to transition from macros to intuitive eating.

If you try on a pair of shoes and they don’t fit, you don’t get mad at the shoes. You just buy a bigger, more comfortable pair.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Let me tell you a story about me…⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Since achieving remission from UC (ulcerative colitis) I’ve gained about 10-15 pounds.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Even though I’m eating well.⁠⁠ Even though I’m moving well.⁠⁠ Even though I’m sleeping, managing stress, and doing all the right things well.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ At…

Hi & happy Friday! This is not your typical Friday 5! In this episode, I share my 5 favorites while covering some additional topics, including: My mindset after gaining 10-15 pounds Why I attempted, but quit a cut How the focus of my coaching business has changed from solely macros to a much more integrated approach with hormone, gut, and mineral balance testing LISTEN HERE The Friday 5 1. 90 Degree by Reflex Activewear Lounge…

Common doesn’t mean normal when it comes to hormonal symptoms. Not sure what I mean? You are not alone.  So, ever gone to visit your doctor and found yourself talking about symptoms like these…⁠ Fatigue⁠ Heavy periods⁠ Headaches⁠ Brain fog⁠ Acne⁠ Bloating⁠ Weight gain⁠ Muscle loss⁠ Mood swings⁠ Insomnia ⁠ Low libido ⁠⁠ Only to have them tell you, “Oh, those are pretty common symptoms. Most women experience those at some point in their lives,…

Proving to yourself less is more. In this episode, we chat about ditching the all-or-nothing mindset and how adopting a “just start” mentality can be hugely beneficial.

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