It feels like you’re destined to carry these extra pounds forever.
You feel like you’ve tried everything – and yet, it seems like there’s no solution.
Sure you’ve lost weight before, but the scale keeps creeping back up.
You saw significant results on that diet everyone’s talking about, but you couldn’t stick to it. You felt run down, your cravings were through the roof, and you missed some of your favorite foods.
So now your jeans are tighter than they should be. You’re not comfortable wearing your favorite dresses.
You draw a line… there’s no way you’re going to buy more (bigger) clothes.
You feel stuck. What you did before was rough – but you start to wonder again “maybe it’s worth it?” and you start to try to block out the reasons why it didn’t work before.
After all, what other options are there? That's the only thing you felt worked.
And then you blame yourself.
Maybe if you had more willpower, you could have ignored all those cravings and they would have gone away…
No pain no gain, right? Maybe if you sucked up the weeks of low energy, it’d come back…
But what if there IS another way?
What if YOU didn’t fail, but instead that diet failed you?
I’m here to tell you that IS the case.
You brought your A-game. You followed the map and got as far as you could.
But here’s the thing – that map rarely gets people all the way there.
Hitting a wall where you just couldn’t stick to the plan anymore – that’s the normal response.
That’s how MOST people respond. You’re not defective. You’re not weak. And you’re not destined for failure.
You JUST need a different map.
Losing fat and keeping it off are two completely different things.
Often the best strategies for losing fat quickly can make keeping it off harder in the long term.
By restricting your favorite foods, you want them even more.
So you follow the meal plan and avoid the "forbidden" foods , lose 5 lbs and then HOLY SMOKES, now you want to eat what you’ve been missing out on.
Then oops – the 5 lbs gone is now 6 lbs gained.
But hey, you lost 5 lbs – so that’s good right?
It’s a great accomplishment for you – but clearly you didn’t want to lose 5 lbs just to gain 6 in the end!
It’s time to try something different.
It’s time try something that is focused on the LONG term, not the short term.
Not losing 10 lbs in 10 days and gaining it back.
Instead, losing 10 lbs at a pace that is right for you… and then keeping it off.
There’s a lot of clichés that get thrown around about nutrition, like “results are 80 percent nutrition and 20 percent exercise”. But what we can say for sure is that diet alone is more effective for fat loss than exercise alone. And from that, we know that for fat loss, nutrition is the most important piece – especially for short term results.
My nutrition approach is about meeting you where you are, learning what strategies have worked and haven’t worked, and working together to make the appropriate nutrition changes one step at a time from there.
Of course combined with a sound nutrition strategy, exercise can be a huge help for your fat loss goals. By burning more calories per day, you can either lose fat faster on the same amount of food intake, OR eat more food while losing the same amount of weight you would have lost without exercise.
A proper resistance training strategy can help preserve muscle mass. This has two major benefits:
1) Preserving your metabolism. The lighter you get, the fewer calories you burn each day. Muscle burns more calories per pound than fat does – so the more muscle you can hang onto, the better.
2) By keeping your muscle while you lose fat, you allow for a more dramatic visual change. Your muscle-to-fat ratio is perhaps the most important factor in your control that impacts how you look. If you can keep your muscle mass as you burn fat, you allow for a more dramatic “re-shaping” of your body compared to just losing weight (fat AND muscle).
Also, there may be times when you want to take a break from fat loss and focus on adding muscle mass (or regaining muscle that you’ve lost). And again, since muscle burns more calories at rest than fat does, by adding muscle in the short term you will burn more calories in the long term.
I discuss exercise with just about every client. We can approach it one step at a time just like we do with nutrition.
Alternatively, some clients like having a custom training program telling them exactly what exercises, and how many sets and repetitions that should be performed for their body (and preferences). Customization to this degree is available as an add-on or an alternative to my coaching program.
Wait…I’m listing “coaching” as a pillar for my coaching program? Who am I, Captain Redundant?
I give this its own section because it’s THAT damn important – and is often neglected. Often when you hire a coach, you get fitness and nutrition information – but not the level of support that you truly need to in order to make those changes. Telling you what changes to make isn’t coaching you, helping you make changes is coaching you.
I know it’s useless to tell you WHAT to do if you’re not sure HOW you’ll do it and don’t feel supported. So our collaborative coaching relationship is the key to making progress happen – it’s what bridges the gap between the fitness, nutrition, and YOU.
Here are some benefits other clients have experienced:
Fat Loss That Doesn’t Compromise Your Physical or Emotional Health – feeling terrible and stressed is the old way. We’re leaving that behind.
Less Stress about Food – you don’t need to be “perfect” with your diet or follow a strict plan. You just need to put one foot in front of the other and make small improvements over time to get big results.
Confidence from knowing that you’re doing what works for you so you can ignore all of the outside voices telling you the 10,000 things you “need to do” to get results.
More Energy – by carrying around less weight all day long, you can attack the day like an espresso drinking cheetah (okay, some hyperbole)
No More Squirming to Fit into Your Jeans (and then buying newer, tighter ones)
Feeling More like a Participant in Life Rather Than a Spectator – from having more energy, being able to move more comfortably, and from greater confidence.
Your Coaching Program Includes...
1) 100% Online via email or Facebook private message support. Coaching on Skype (or phone if you’re in the US – but Skype is strongly encouraged) is also available for an additional investment. I do offer in-person training in the San Francisco Bay Area, but even with training clients I find it still works best to handle the intensive fat loss coaching bit online, as workout time should be all about the workouts.
2) Comprehensive Intake. After you sign up for, I’ll send you some paperwork that helps give me insight on what types of things we should work on in order to reach your goals at an appropriate pace.
3) One Habit at a Time – you’ll work at making one change at a time. Usually this is 2 weeks at a time, other times it may mean weekly. For bigger changes, we break them up into small bite sizes pieces, so you could be working towards an end goal as a bunch of smaller goals. Again – everything is customized to you. The goal is to focus on making change as easy and non-overwhelming as it can be.
4) Email Support – if it’s best for you, this may be the main way we communicate – or you’ll just email between phone sessions. Reach out for any questions at any time – likewise, if you want to brag about your success for the day, I’m totally okay with giving you a high five via email!
If you were to work with me 1-on-1 in person, you could be looking at as high as $1,080 per month. However, my online 1-on-1 coaching program -the 90 Day Weight Loss Habit Success Program - ranges between $277 and $499 per month. Over 90 days, we can build real momentum in the behaviors that will be the most critical for you. After which, most 1-on-1 clients move into a group program where they can work on additional behaviors that will move them forward, but we can definitely talk about continuing with 1-on-1 coaching if you want to keep going. 🙂
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