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Muscle Science for Women

Hosted by health coach and author Ashleigh VanHouten and nutritionist and strength and conditioning specialist Rachel Gregory - co-creators of the Muscle Science for Women training program - this podcast dives into all aspects of fitness including nutrition, training, recovery, fitness culture, and so much more, all with a focus on addressing women's unique goals and challenges. It's conversational, interactive, and will help listeners understand their bodies and how to achieve their goals.
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Now displaying: November, 2023
Nov 21, 2023
Today Ashleigh dives into your most frequently asked hormone questions with Esther Blum, an Integrative Dietitian and Menopause Expert. In the past 27 years she has helped thousands of women master menopause through nutrition, hormones and self-advocacy.  Esther is the bestselling author of See ya later, Ovulator and Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat, among others. Learn more about Esther here: estherblum.com 
 
They discuss topics including:
 
●        How can women go through menopause like a rock star?
●        What are the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause?
●        What tests do women need to have done to know their hormonal baseline?
●        Are supplements necessary? What ones actually work?
●        What are the best types of hormone replacement therapy?
●        Why do MDs often dismiss HRT?
●        Is HRT safe for long-term use?
●        What are the best exercises menopausal women can do to feel energized and happy?
 
All that and more! If you have any feedback, questions, or other topics ideas send them to musclescience4women@gmail.com.

Thank you to our show sponsor, the Primal Health Coach Institute, an online health and fitness coaching certification school founded by Mark Sisson with a mission to develop highly skilled coaches who are proficient in guiding their clients toward lasting behavior change and excellent health outcomes. Ashleigh was one of the first 50 coaches certified through the program, and she has since developed her own Strength Training for Women Coaching Certification program for coaches through the PHCI. Head to  https://www.primalhealthcoach.com/msw/

Use the code MSW25 at checkout to get 25% off the price of either the Strength Training for Women course or the flagship Primal Health Coach course. 

Check out our specialized program, the Grow Your Glutes Workshop: https://www.rgfit.com/glutes

More info on our flagship strength training program, Muscle Science for Women: http://www.musclescienceforwomen.com

 

Nov 14, 2023

In this episode Ashleigh and Rachel catch up on their lives, answer listener questions, and get pretty fired up over:

  • Lazy journalism around diet and nutrition
  • Major misconceptions about "super foods" and ideal diets that mainstream nutritionists are still teaching
  • The biggest challenges they see in their coaching practices that hamper client progress
  • Why instant gratification is the enemy of success

All that and more! Email your questions, feedback, or topic ideas to musclescience4women@gmail.com.

Thank you to our new show sponsor, CanadianProtein.com, where you can find everything you need to help you reach your fitness goals: creatine monohydrate, whey protein in every flavor you can think of, vegan protein (if you're into that), greens powder, all high quality and incredibly affordable prices. Get free shipping in Canada when you spend more than $99 and free shipping to the U.S. on orders over $149. Check out our favorite creatine product here:  https://canadianprotein.com/products/creatine-monohydrate?sca_ref=4752819.iCBCZXTM7A

 Check out our lower body specialist program, Grow Your Glutes: https://www.rgfit.com/glutes

Find more info on our flagship strength training program, Muscle Science for Women: http://www.musclescienceforwomen.com

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