How to KNOW when to say NO

Stesha Lifestyle, Mindset Leave a Comment

One question I get often is “how do you know when to say no to things?” # Well to answer that question, you first have to get clear on your values and priorities. # For example, mine is 1. Faith, 2. Myself 3. Husband, 4. Family, 5. Work # Now that doesn’t mean I spend the majority of my time …

What’s the Hype about Adaptogens?

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

Heard the word ADAPTOGEN while browsing the latest supplement aisle? Most likely because stress is at it’s all time highest – in fact, it’s been so high for so long that we are seeing the highest rates of burnout EVER. So what’s an adaptogen & how is stress involved? Adaptogens support your adrenal glands which manage your hormonal response to …

Why Am I So F**king Tired?!

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle

There’s only so much that nutrition & sleep can do – sure, they’re amazing places to start, but what if you have the macros, sleep, & training dialed in but you ’re still feeling exhausted & overwhelmed from the moment you wake up until you go to bed? Perhaps it has to do with what you’re doing DURING the day …

Are You a YES Girl?!

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle

How many of you pack your am, work days, and pm so full with commitments that ya get to the end of the week and all you want to do is hole up on your couch and numb out to Netflix marathons? Look, we’ve got to get real with what we are inflicting on our own bodies. Many of our …

Causes of Low Sex Drive

Stesha Fertility, Lifestyle, Women's Hormones

When your significant other is a total babe, but you feel no spark? Bummer! Before you do something crazy, let’s rule out any hormonal issues you might be experiencing, shall we? We’re seeing an epidemic of low testosterone levels prevalent among relatively healthy individuals which is the leading cause of low sex drive. The correlation can be attributed to high …

Taking Great Leaps Forward

Stesha Lifestyle, Mindset

Something that I’ve discovered over the years, is that “taking great leaps of faith is labeled as irresponsible or selfish or insane (unless you succeed of course, then you’re brilliant). This is because watching someone else totally go for it can be incredibly upsetting to the person who’s spent a lifetime building a solid case for why they themselves can’t.” …

How to Balance Fit and Fun This Summer

Stesha Lifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

Like most people, summer is my MOST favorite time of the year! It means BBQs, family time, and lake days. And with that comes abundant food, alcohol, & more alcohol….and sun. As a nutrition coach, I never expect you to suffer through the summer drinking lemon water & eating packaged chicken & kale. Bleh….I don’t even eat that on a …

Twin Studies Podcast: Finding Your Why

Stesha Lifestyle, Nutrition, Training

In this episode, we welcome Stesha Gulick back on the show! Stesha is a Nutrition Coach for her own business called Strength by Nutrition. She was also a former guest from way back in episode 4. If you haven’t heard that episode, be sure to check it out! In today’s episode, we talked with Stesha about her experience living at …

Chronic Stress and Fat Gain

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle

How many people try to ‘eat right’ and ‘exercise more’ and yet still gain weight? Millions! The missing pieces of the puzzle for most people are STRESS MANAGEMENT and HORMONE CONTROL. The biggest problem with chronic stress is the fact that its initial effects are subtle… cortisol goes up, testosterone goes down, you gain a few extra pounds, feel a …

White Spandex – Achieving Unicorn Status

Stesha Fat Loss, Lifestyle, Mindset

Let’s get REAL and talk about what it REALLY took for me to feel confident wearing tiny white spandex shorts… Many people look at the finished product of nutrition and training program (i.e. the after picture) and think, “I want that!” without knowing the full story. Without knowing themselves or what they are willing to sacrifice. In this post I …