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A beautiful, healthy body and mind comes down to more than just 'eating well'.
With this podcast we want to give you the right nutritional tools, but also tips for how to apply them to real life so that your results become sustainable and well rounded.

Nutrition & Life Lisa Franz

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

A beautiful, healthy body and mind comes down to more than just 'eating well'.
With this podcast we want to give you the right nutritional tools, but also tips for how to apply them to real life so that your results become sustainable and well rounded.

    Sustainable Physique Transformation: Brandon DaCruz's Insights on Muscle Building and Fat Loss

    Sustainable Physique Transformation: Brandon DaCruz's Insights on Muscle Building and Fat Loss

    Welcome to another exciting episode of the Nutrition and Life Podcast! Our guest today is Brandon DaCruz, a renowned online nutrition and physique coach, certified nutritionist, fitness model, and NPC competitor. In this episode, Brandon breaks down his expert approach to achieving a lean muscular physique through sustainable muscle gain and fat loss phases. He dives into the science of building muscle, emphasizing long-term commitment and strategic planning with a 4-to-1 ratio of muscle-building phases to fat loss phases. We'll explore effective training techniques, such as increasing side delts volume and frequency, and the importance of maintaining metabolic rate with a high energy flux lifestyle. Brandon also shares his insights on dietary strategies, the benefits of whole foods, protein intake, and the pros and cons of prolonged dieting. Get ready to learn about metabolic restoration, deltoid specialization, and how to set tangible goals to stay connected to your fitness journey. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or a passionate coach, this episode is packed with valuable tips to help you and your clients achieve optimal results. So, tune in now and let's dive into the world of fitness and nutrition with Brandon DaCruz!

    • 59 min
    Seven Strategies to Overcome an All-Or-Nothing Food Mindset

    Seven Strategies to Overcome an All-Or-Nothing Food Mindset

    Welcome back to the Nutrition and Life podcast with your host, Lisa Franz! In today's episode, titled "Seven Strategies to Overcome an All-Or-Nothing Food Mindset," Lisa shares her recent travels from Colombia to Mexico and her plans to return to Colombia. She dives into her personal experiences with food and exercise in Mexico, expressing her enthusiasm for the local gym facilities.

    Lisa delves into seven insightful strategies to help you avoid the all-or-nothing mindset when it comes to food. She highlights the importance of savoring delicious foods without overeating, the benefits of sharing meals, and the significance of declining ordinary foods graciously. You'll learn about the cultural tendencies to save food, the practice of saying "no," and the impact of slowing down your eating pace.

    Throughout the episode, Lisa discusses the value of portion control, the benefits of eating whole, satiating foods, and the potential pitfalls of repeatedly giving into exceptions. She also shares a client’s real-life example to illustrate the importance of mindfulness and moderation in eating.

    Join Lisa as she provides practical tips and personal insights to foster a healthier, more balanced approach to food, helping you move on from slip-ups and maintain positive eating habits. Don’t forget to share your feedback and thoughts on this episode – Lisa is eager to hear from you!

    • 32 min
    Master Your Diet Mindset with Kasey Jo Orvidas

    Master Your Diet Mindset with Kasey Jo Orvidas

    Welcome to this insightful episode of the Nutrition and Life podcast! Today, we're thrilled to have Kasey Jo Orvidas, a distinguished expert in mindset science and behavior change, joining host Lisa Franz. Kasey Jo dives deep into the importance of being mindful of our thoughts and feelings, especially in situations that trigger negativity. She shares practical tips on how to shift from a fixed to a growth mindset, highlighting that consistent practice can lead to more natural and positive thought patterns.

    Together, Lisa and Kasey Jo explore the intricacies of self-sabotage, decision-making around food, and the role of effective communication in coaching relationships. Kasey Jo also sheds light on her journey from academia to becoming a successful nutrition coach, integrating evidence-based psychology into her programs. Tune in as we discuss the transformative power of awareness, the impact of mindset on health and fitness goals, and strategies for overcoming stress and self-control challenges. Whether you're a coach or on your personal wellness journey, this episode is packed with valuable insights to help you thrive.

    • 40 min
    The Carb Myth: Dr. Bill Campbell's High Carb Experiment and Sustainable Weight Loss Strategies

    The Carb Myth: Dr. Bill Campbell's High Carb Experiment and Sustainable Weight Loss Strategies

    In this episode of the Nutrition and Life podcast, host Lisa Franz interviews Dr. Bill Campbell, an exercise science professor who shifted from a marketing career to focus on exercise science and nutrition. Campbell runs the Performance and Physique Enhancement Lab, aiming to help people optimize their physiques sustainably. They discuss his 18-month high-carb experiment which challenged the belief that carbs impede weight loss. He also explains his research service summarizing articles for coaches and fitness professionals.

    Bill touches on his approach to dieting, including refeed days and diet breaks, which incorporate psychological benefits and muscle preservation during weight loss. They delve into strategies for rapid fat loss necessary for specific situations like competitive bodybuilding.

    Bill mentions his Physique Coaching Academy, a collaboration with Lane Norton, covering resistance training, nutrition, and more. His research includes studies on sleep's impact on fat loss, protein importance, caffeine's role, and hormone responses in women.

    Furthermore, Bill discusses his personal case study on weight loss and the importance of protein intake for muscle preservation. He highlights using refeed days strategically and the potential of rapid weight loss methods when applied briefly. Bill Campbell emphasizes the importance of staying current with research and understanding clients' needs to be a successful coach.

    • 47 min
    Relieving Sciatic Nerve Pain: Insights from Megan Dahlman on Core Strength and Posture

    Relieving Sciatic Nerve Pain: Insights from Megan Dahlman on Core Strength and Posture

    In this episode of the Nutrition and Life podcast, Lisa talks with personal trainer and nutrition coach Megan Dahlman about addressing back and hip pain, particularly sciatic nerve issues caused by tight hips and misaligned lumbar spines. They emphasize the importance of proper posture, core strength, and flexibility to alleviate and prevent pain. Megan introduces her 3-path formula for pain relief, discusses the importance of muscle tone around joints, and promotes her free 5-day core guide. They also highlight the necessity of proper exercise form, mindful training, and starting with bodyweight exercises to build a solid foundation. The episode underscores the importance of addressing back pain early to avoid long-term health consequences. Megan's mission is to simplify health and fitness, making it accessible and effective for all women.

    • 45 min
    Crafting a Fulfilling Life: Clarity, Happiness, and Purpose with Host Lisa Franz

    Crafting a Fulfilling Life: Clarity, Happiness, and Purpose with Host Lisa Franz

    Welcome back to another thought-provoking episode of the Nutrition and Life podcast! In today's episode we're diving deep into the art of constructing a life that truly resonates with your aspirations and values. Host Lisa Franz brings you an insightful dialogue about the nuances of personal development, happiness, and living deliberately.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

WhitneySage ,

So genuine and relatable!

The show you posted 20 hours ago is the first one I listened to and I absolutely love it! Your coaching has always come from the heart and you’ve inspired me for several years now! I am so happy we are lucky enough to hear your words on a podcast! For the record, I’ve always enjoyed your story-telling! I can’t imagine how they will be after the coaching!! Thank you, Lisa. Amazing.

NateSleger ,

Great show! Practical advice

I love Lisa’s approach to health and fitness. Simple. Practical. And gets results! She’s also a great interviewer, listener, and Coach.

TraneTrax ,

Motivating, spot on guests, and practical advice!

Lisa’s experience and personality shine as she dives into evidence-based fitness and nutrition topics both in her motivational and longer solo episodes and the guests she brings on. I am definitely a follower!

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