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Anyone else up for a little mommy wine time?⁠ I mean, hello, we’re on vacation in Vermont this week, so there will definitely be some cocktails in the mix! 😉 ⁠⠀ Just because you’re tracking macros, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the things you love. For real.⁠⠀ The beauty of a macro-ish lifestyle is that you can have ALLTHETHINGS and you get to practice moderation, too!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Enjoying a much-needed glass of wine here…

JOIN MY FREE 7-DAY FITNESS CHALLENGE! August 31st – September 6th A free 7-day momentum-building fitness challenge to help you get consistent with your workouts! The goal is to regain control of your health during these crazy times and help you build momentum by prioritizing your workouts in 30 minutes or less per day. No gym required! It’s easy! Complete 5 workouts in 7 days (all you need is a set of dumbbells to participate),…

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation New England Chapter’s in-home fundraiser, A Night In for the Cure, is coming up later this week, and I would love, love, LOVE for you to attend!  Tune in (virtually) on August 20th at 8pm for a great time while supporting the Foundation during a time when it is needed most. Tickets are just $25! At this year’s event, I will be honored as the 2020 Rising Community Leader in…

Did you know that macro nutrition isn’t ONLY for fat loss? That’s the beauty of macros. ⁠ Macros are good for gaining muscle, making you more aware of your food choices, enabling you to eat more filling meals, and can help you maintain a healthy active lifestyle – without restriction!⁠ We often get caught up in ‘diet culture’ where we are constantly thinking we have to restrict certain foods to be healthy. We’re conditioned to…

This Shrimp Chili Lime Taco Salad is an easy way to increase your protein intake without adding a lot of fat to your daily macro goals. The perfect light summer meal! Today I’m sharing a recipe from my brand new cookbook, The Everything Diet Macro Cookbook! Growing up, I ate the typical TV dinner diet (mac and cheese, Ramen noodles, etc). Meals were thrown together quickly, and nutrition certainly did not matter. I’m still horrified we…

It’s here! It’s here! It’s hereeeeeeeeeee! The Everything Macro Diet Cookbook launches TODAY!!! Yeehaw!! When I first started trying to lose weight, I didn’t want to give up my favorite foods. How could I say no to chocolate, nachos, and wine? I knew there had to be a way to incorporate them into my diet while also working toward my goals. I firmly believe if there’s a will, there’s a way, and I’m so thankful…

Macros are a useful tool unless you abuse the hell out of them. I literally can’t stress this enough. In a world that stresses inflexibility and set meal plans, macros are designed for long-term, lifestyle flexibility.⁠ The whole point of using macros AS A TOOL for weight loss, maintenance, and #gains is to give you more food options, increased flexibility, and provide data about what you are eating and how it can help you get…

TRUTH BOMB: ‘Just eat intuitively’ doesn’t work for everyone.⁠ ⁠ If you’re anything like me or many of my clients, wine and chocolate are two things that definitely ‘spark joy’ in your day. If it were up to us, wine would be protein-packed and chocolate would have zero calories. ⁠ ⁠ Am I right?⁠ ⁠ But, sadly, this isn’t the case and so we have to be a bit mindful around how much we consume.⁠…

Confused about how much to eat? You’re not alone! Consider this scenario… You used an online calculator and it told you to eat 1,700 calories. An old macro coach gave you a 40/30/30 split with 1,400 calories per day.  A new year’s challenge at your gym cut your daily carbs below 100g. Your fit friend said you’d lose 1 pound per week eating 1,200 calories per day.  Oy. No wonder you’re confused!  In order to…

Here are 6 reasons why you should stop restricting calories:⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ▪️You’re missing out on muscle gains⁠⠀ ▪️It’s the reason you are bingeing⁠⠀ ▪️You can enjoy food without guilt⁠⠀ ▪️Your calorie needs are way higher than you think⁠⠀ ▪️It might be why you’re constipated⁠⠀ ▪️You’re wrecking your hormones⁠⠀ ⁠Instead, focus on doing these things:⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ✅ Eating less processed, more ‘whole’ foods⁠⠀ ✅ Drinking more water⁠⠀ ✅ Reducing stress⁠⠀ ✅ Getting better sleep⁠⠀ ✅ Moving…

“Tina, just tell me what to eat!” ⁠ ⁠ If I had a dime for every DM, blog comment, or email reply I received saying, “Just tell me what to eat,” I’d be a gazillionaire! And I totally understand. ⁠ ⁠ Eating the ‘right’ foods in the ‘right’ amounts at the ‘right’ time of the day can be overwhelming and confusing – like we don’t already have enough going on juggling kids, work, household responsibilities……

If you’re not losing fat, high stress could be why.⁠ Here are 5 ways stress makes fat loss harder. ⁠⠀ Are you struggling to lose fat? Are you doing all the typical weight loss things like watching your caloric intake, exercising, and drinking water? Is the scale still not moving in the right direction?⁠⠀ 5 ways stress makes fat loss harder Did you know that our level of stress is a major factor determining how…

Hey friends! Happy Friday to you! Another July week flew by just like that. Where do these weeks go, am I right? We’re fully embracing all things summer over here, so no complaints. I just feel like summer is going to be over before we know it! Today, I’m sharing 5 things I’m loving lately, but first… a giveaway!!! I’m giving away 5 sets of Beautycounter mini facial oils (2 to each winner)! Click here to enter…

Let’s say you’re trying to gain lean muscle… in other words, look like you actually workout. Well, without the proper nutrition, gaining muscle will be very difficult. ⁠⠀ You’ll likely need to eat more calories than usual and actually (gasp!) gain a little scale weight in order to achieve that goal. ⁠ By eating more calories while focusing on a strength training regimen, you’ll increase your lean body mass and increase your metabolism, ultimately changing…

Mal and I celebrated 12 years of marriage yesterday. It was our 12th anniversary on July 12th aka our golden anniversary, right? 🙂 It was a fairly low-key celebration, but still really nice. Plus, now we can add “celebrate an anniversary during a pandemic” to our relationship! Mal and Quinn slept in super late, but I was up and at ’em making a special breakfast. We had croissants (from Trader Joe’s), bacon (obviously, Niman Ranch),…