Why do all nutrition goals seem to be either cutting or bulking? Why don’t we hear about the third option (i.e. eating at maintenance)?!  In today’s episode we discuss cutting and bulking cycles, what it does to your body, eating for performance, and why having a nutrition coach can be a huge advantage to your athletic potential especially when you’re eating for strength.


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  • Highlights:
    • 4:30 – How we look doesn’t determine our value
    • 7:15 – Bulking & cutting
    • 19:00 – Cutting/Bulking cycle – The science of it
    • 25:10 – Eating at maintenance
    • 32:22 – Why having a nutrition coach can be vital to your success as an athlete
    • 40:43 – Let’s talk about body fat and getting StrongAF
    • 53:43 – When is it time to move up a weight class
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