The topic of stress and weight gain comes up quite a bit between myself and Valley to Peak athletes as well as patients in the hospital.
There's an undertone the topic carries that almost conveys an unbridled weight gain that we'll have no control over.
There are SOME cases and scenarios where this is possible, but those are exception and NOT the rule. They're the zebras in a pack of horses.
A recent conversation between an athlete and I dove a little deeper into the topi
One of the greatest mysteries that exist in nutrition is the plateau. How can you possible start out so strong, only to fizzle out and seem as though you’re doing nothing only a few short weeks later? I get it. But, the body is designed to adapt and survive and one of the ways it does that is through alterations in our metabolism to function just as good on fewer calories as it did on much, much more. The Pivot Point MOST people default to lowering their calorie intake even
My journey started when I was listening to the Hunt Backcountry Podcast, when Kyle was on (Episode 124; May 9th, 2018). In January of 2019, my husband suggested that I listen to it while also asking me to go into the mountains on a hunting trip with him. I weighed in at 194 and was in no shape to keep up with him and I didn’t want to slow him down. In the podcast Kyle said "Contact me through the V2P site." I took the off chance and went to the V2P website and put in my email