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Love Your Body, or Change Your Body?

Posted by Lauren Perreault on

I spent a lot of my life hating my body. Every glimpse in the mirror was a reminder of how much of a failure I was for not meeting the elusive standard that I had set for myself. I lived in constant fear of judgement and a sense that nobody would ever take me seriously as a fitness professional.

Luckily those days are *mostly* behind me (nobody’s perfect) and I want to share what I think is the main reason for that.

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Is “Lift Big, Eat Big” Always The Way To Go?

Posted by Lauren Perreault on

Today I want to talk about something that permeates the fitness industry which is the concept of supporting lifting big weights with eating big meals. Now to some extent, and for some goals, this is a totally valid methodology! If you want to move big weights around, it helps to have more mass to do so. But if you’re looking to get leaner through strength training, the “eat big” mentality can sometimes be inhibiting your results.
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