One of the most common factors I routinely assess when working with a client, in addition to training, diet or cardio- is STRESS. In a chronically stressed client, with elevated levels of cortisol, the body is essentially working against you – holding onto bodyfat, limiting lean muscle growth and negatively impacting several other key systems of the body including digestion and nutrient absorption.
Learn more about NuEthix Sponsored Athlete, Erica Lugo. "For starters, I wanted to be an active mother to my beyond-handsome, rambunctious, witty son, Connor. I knew I had to change my life when he asked me to play with him (not even two feet away) and the thought of getting my ass off the sofa was dreadful. That was a terrible feeling, and situation, on so many levels. This was the beginning."
I can’t tell you how many athletes come to me to “fix them” these days. It’s always the same story: we review bloodwork, certain markers and hormones are out of whack, and we conclude that they have metabolic compensation. Metabolic compensation, which we refer to as simply met comp, is defined as dysregulation and dysfunction of the key hormones that regulate metabolic functions.
From time to time I’m going to share with you how to approach certain dieting techniques so that your supplement usage yields the most results. I’ll be the first to tell you if you don’t set up a solid nutrition plan, supplements aren’t going to give you the results you want on their own. Yes, I’m a supplement company owner, but I’m not ever going to pull the wool over someone’s eyes and oversell what a supplement can do for you.
Welcome to NuEthix Formulations! I’m very excited about the launch of our new supplement line and website. I’ve been in the fitness industry as a competitor for 15 years and as a coach for over 10 years: I became a professional fitness athlete in 2016 and have been helping many competitors turn pro since well before then.