Are you doing both together?


Do you ever wonder if you could do more?

You know you work out regularly, you give exercise your best effort and you feel great for it.

Have you ever exercised consistently but just not quite seen the results you wanted?

Have you ever tried doing both consistent exercise and healthy eating at the same time?

Or does the nutrition part get missed sometimes?

I have a belief that most of us, despite the confusion and the conflicting messages, when it comes down to it we know how we should be eating.

We know that we should eat more home cooked unprocessed food and less artificial crap.

We just don’t quite know how to do it.

When we are rushing about and trying to cram everything into our day it becomes a low priority and it gets lost somewhere.

We choose what on the surface appears to be the easy option.

That is where nutritional coaching comes in.

A recent investigation, done at the University of Texas, two sedentary groups of people were studied.

The first group of 50 was considered the control group. And they simply remained sedentary for the entire 12-week study.

The second group of 50 was considered the exercise group. And this group worked with a trainer to perform 3 strength and 2 interval training sessions per week – about 5 total hours of exercise.

Both groups were instructed to keep their diets the same. And data analysis showed that at the beginning and at the end of the study, their diets hadn’t changed at all.

The researcher fond that although the exercise group did lose statistically more fat than the control group, the total amount of fat lost in the exercise group was a mere 1.5lbs!

So, in this study, if these 50 people would have hired personal trainers, they would have spent about 60 hours and quite a lot of money to lose a mere 1.5lbs of fat.

That’s not good.

Then there was another study this time in Oklahoma.

In this investigation, two additional groups were studied. The first group of 10 was considered the control group. And they simply remained sedentary for the 10 week study.

The second group of 14 was considered the exercise group. And this group worked with a trainer to perform 2 strength and 3 cardio training sessions per week – about 5 total hours of exercise.

Both groups were instructed to keep their diets the same. And data analysis showed that at the beginning and at the end of the study, their diets hadn’t changed at all.

What did the researchers find here?

Well, although the exercise group did lose statistically more fat than the control group, the total amount of fat lost in the exercise group was just 1.5lbs – same as the Texas study.

So, in this study, just like the last, these 14 people would have hired personal trainers, they would have spent about 50 hours and again quite a lot of money to lose just 1.5lbs of fat.

This is no surprise to you is it?

This is no surprise because we all know what we need to do.

The above research comes from an article from Precision Nutrition, they have found that with their own research of over 3000 people they can increase the amount of fat lost by nearly 500% simply with the right nutritional coaching.

The problem is that just telling someone what they should do, when they should exercise and what they should eat may not be enough.

How many of us are able to actually stick with it on our own without any help at all?

We need to feel accountable and supported to make these changes happen.

That’s why you need to understand what motivates you and use it to your advantage.

I am working with my own little research group right now, simply looking at whether coaching techniques can be used to help clients stick to their nutritional goals and whether accountability and support play a part in making sure it happens.

I will be sharing what I learn with you along the way.

And if you think this method could work for you stay tuned as I will be bringing the programme to you very soon!

You can hop over to my Facebook group to hear all about it first and get your own dose of accountability and support right now.

See you there.

Kirsty xx


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