Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

Stesha Acne, Gut Health, Household and Personal Care Products, Nutrition Leave a Comment

Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading to increased blood flow and immune cell …

Need a Daily Fiber Goal?

Stesha Gut Health, Nutrition Leave a Comment

The Paleo Diet era made some serious ground in getting us to eat our veggies & foods in their whole form. Clap it up for that! But per usual, we like to take things to the extreme – so yes we need our daily veggies – but when does a good thing become bad? For the majority of peeps, increasing …

Long Term Consistency vs. Short Term Intensity

Stesha Mindset, Nutrition

You are bombarded with a million misconceptions about proper nutrition, it’s no wonder you have a screwed up relationship with it! To be honest I have NO idea what kind of new trend is on the market these days, but what I DO know is the science at it’s core & even further, how to apply it. You see, science …

What is Supplement Creep?

Stesha Nutrition

If you’re immersed in the health & fitness space, you’ve had your fair share of supplements thrown at you. And then you start trying them – collagen in your coffee, vitamins 3X/ day, carbohydrate powder in your postworkout shake, and soon your bathroom closet looks more like a pharmacy (I know mine does!) My friends, this is called Supplement Creep …

Balanced Hormones, Balanced Life

Stesha Fat Loss, Nutrition

Kaytlin Fowler is one of my hardest working clients that I have had the opportunity to work with. I loved her from the start because we shared a special bond. We both come from wheat farms in northern Montana. Awwww, how cool! A Success Story of Reverse Dieting and Fat Loss Kaytlin came to me during her last year as …

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 …

Stop Villainizing ‘Bad’ Food

Stesha Nutrition

Restriction and avoidance make compliance much harder Focusing on  food you need to stay away from will only move them to the forefront of your mind. “I can’t have pizza, I can’t have sugar” — will quickly turn into, “I really want some pizza, gimme all the sugar.” I challenge you to flip the script. Instead of thinking about what …

Reverse Dieting

Stesha Nutrition

The problem with dieting all the damn time is that it eliminates your only leverage for a successful fat loss journey – your energy. Food is energy. If you have more food, the more awesome things you can do. For example, you can go on hikes, train like a badass, take your kids (or furbabies) on adventures, be spontaneous with …