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E 17 | The Truth About Training And Nutrition For Women With Alycia Israel
Episode 1718th August 2020 • THIRST For More Podcast • Brandon Smitley | Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training
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0:00 – Show Intro

3:07 – Podcast begins

4:17 – How Alycia got into online nutrition coaching

8:07 – Alycia discusses her strength generator program

15:56 – The importance of strength training for women

21:18 – Communicating with clients to discover their "why"

25:40 – Alycia's thoughts on the over-exerciser - the scarcity mindset

32:03 – How Alycia handles telling women they need to eat more food to see weight loss improvement

41:25 – How being lean doesn't mean you're necessarily healthy

50:17 – The value of protein for women's health and performance

58:04 – Finding balance with your lifestyle and nutrition with the 80/20 rule

1:03:48 – Common fads and myths that Alycia hates

1:08:26 – Alycia discusses the important of the menstrual cycle for active females

1:19:35 – Alycia discusses the myth of spot reduction for fat loss

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Alycia Israel is a nationally qualified NPC figure and bikini competitor and raw powerlifter. She has a master’s degree in exercise physiology, is an NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist, and an ISSN-certified sports nutritionist. She was also the personal training coordinator at Ohio State University for seven years. She currently owns and operates Alycia's Barbell, LLC, an online training and nutrition business that helps clients lose fat for life or jump on the competitive bodybuilding stage. She can be contacted at