Still not Losing Weight?

Still not Losing Weight?

“I’ve done everything possible but I just can’t lose weight.” “I’ve always struggled to lose weight.” I hear these words all the time, but are these words an honest assessment or fixed mindset? I would argue it’s the...
Squat Until You’re Happy

Squat Until You’re Happy

“Should I do more reps with less weight, or fewer reps with more weight?”   “Should I focus on building strength or conditioning?”   “What’s better for long-term health?”   These are common questions we get as coaches, and they’re good ones. And like...
The #1 way to get the most from Nutrition Coaching

The #1 way to get the most from Nutrition Coaching

Congratulations! You have made a great decision to work with a nutrition coach and  start a journey to improve your nutrition long term. You know that nutrition plays a big role with your progress and overall health. You know that without having a balanced diet you...
3 Tips for staying on Track with Nutrition this Summer

3 Tips for staying on Track with Nutrition this Summer

Summer is in full swing! With hopefully a little more down time, we just wanted to reach out to offer some support, and remind you that you don’t have to deprive yourself this summer. You can still have some fun while enjoying summer activities like camping, grilling...
Is Sleep Affecting Your Weight?

Is Sleep Affecting Your Weight?

  Did you know that sleep affects your metabolism AND ability to lose weight? Sleep allows our bodies to recover from stressors such as work, working out, emotional stress, and so much more. Starting your day without enough recovery encourages a cycle of...
3 Considerations During the “Long Haul”

3 Considerations During the “Long Haul”

We are just about half way through 2019. Can you believe it? Many of us are focusing on taking a long-term approach to our health and fitness, as well as working on sustainable healthy habit formation. Awesome. Way to go!!   Now, the second half of 2019, aka the...
4 Ways to Keep Summer Simple

4 Ways to Keep Summer Simple

The summer can sometimes be a roll of the nutrition dice.    You may have a summer full of travel, outdoor parties, and schedule inconsistencies. These types of summer are memorable but can make it hard to stay on track with nutrition. Or, you may have a summer...
Two Phases of Nutrition Coaching

Two Phases of Nutrition Coaching

  Nutrition changes do not happen overnight. That is why at Cypher, we break up nutrition coaching into two phases. When you first sign up for nutrition coaching, you start out in Phase 1. Phase 1 lasts for three months, and gives you a strong foundation to...
7 Ways To Stand Out

7 Ways To Stand Out

I vividly remember running 300s. Around this time of year, about 20 years ago. Skyline Football summer training camps, ahhh those were some formative years for this kid!   Usually we would start by running a mile for a warm-up. Some people would coast this, but I...