DLDNation Blog

  • Eat Carbs and Still Lose Weight

    “You can’t eat carbs if you want to lose weight.” Too often I’ve heard this phrase tossed around casually in nutrition and fitness groups. And it’...
  • Owning Who You Are + Squashing Hate

    “Your forehead is bigger than your future.”⁣ ⁣ “You have too much jelly on your thighs.”⁣ ⁣ “You don’t know how to dress for your body type.”⁣ ⁣ “Y...
  • Weight Training Through Your Menstrual Cycle

    If you’ve weight trained before, then you know that there will always be days that are harder than others. But, what you probably didn’t know is t...
  • Stop Looking for a Quick Fix

    No cellulite melting cream here, but what we do have is the key to long-term results. Don’t read this if you’re only into a quick-fix. Many people...
  • Take Ownership of Your Attitude and Stop Making Excuses

    I just see it way too many times. Someone asked me what the hardest thing about being a coach is.  My response was (and still is):⁣ “Getting peop...
  • Summer Vacations are Ahead... DON'T CRASH DIET

    Summer is just around the corner. Even with the world slowly reopening, I’m willing to bet a lot of us are looking forward to a vacation or maybe e...
  • How Lack of Sleep is Ruining Your Progress

    Sometimes when the path to progress seems “too simple”, we start searching for something more complex. After all, the solution can’t be that easy. ...
  • Newsflash… eyeballing your macros isn’t working.

    Here’s the truth… people GREATLY underestimate their calorie consumption daily, leaving them feeling indignant and deserving more progress than the...
  • THREE ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES FOR MEDITATION

    GET READY TO ZEN OUT! WE TALK A LOT ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION HERE IN THE NATION, BUT HOW IN FACT DOES ONE GO ABOUT MEDITATING? Well, fi...
  • Cellulite

    Ok, let’s talk about workouts and diets that claim to “blast” cellulite.  First of all, what is cellulite?!Cellulite is a term for the form...
  • Plateau Assessment

    IF YOU THINK YOU ARE PLATEAUING, HERE ARE SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU PULL THE TRIGGER ON A CRAZY RESTRICTIV...
  • Alcohol Tracking

    What’s up party people?! Let’s talk a little bit about ALCOHOL. Let’s be honest, if you have big fitness goals you really j...