Month: May 2020

Plate of cookies | Get Gritty Nutrition

Just eat the cookies!

I wanted to share something I said to one of my pilot-program clients this week: “Just eat the cookies!!!” This is something you may have thought you’d ever hear from a (soon-to-be) nutrition coach. And that’s because in the world of macro tracking, no food is off limits.  Studies show that letting yourself live a little does […]

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What’s the big fuss about protein?

If you follow nutrition/fitness-oriented people on social media, you may be wondering why they’re always talking about protein, protein and more protein!!  So why is it so important?? Eating protein has many benefits, including: it makes you feel full longer, supports bone health, boosts metabolism/fat burning and helps you to maintain lean body mass and muscle growth, […]

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Why you don’t need to do tons of cardio to lose weight

I get it, I used to think endless cardio was the key to fat loss too. Like, if you’re not losing weight, you must not be pounding the pavement enough or elliptical-ing your way to success. If you enjoy doing cardio, like me, then you don’t need to stop. But if you hate doing cardio, […]

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You should be drinking this much water

Summer is around the corner, and if you’re like me, that means a lot more sweating!! 🥵 But what does that mean for your water consumption? There is a lot of conflicting info about the amount of water we should be drinking each day, so it can be hard to know exactly how to hydrate. […]