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How Jen shred fat by eating MORE!

Matt Skeffington

Matt’s primary role at Dynamic Strength and Conditioning is to make sure that our coaches and clients are consistently improving, all while operatin...

Matt’s primary role at Dynamic Strength and Conditioning is to make sure that our coaches and clients are consistently improving, all while operatin...

Jun 28 5 minutes read

DSC has been a piece of my life since Matt opened the doors years ago. 

I remember Matt and Renee being super supportive and the classes were challenging but achievable. 

Unfortunately, I was already a member of a local gym, less than 5 minutes from my house. 

I had two young kids at home and was functioning on little sleep, coffee and anything I could find to eat. 

Once my kids got older, I realized I was able to attend classes at my studio gym with minimal effort. My friend and workout partner, Julia felt the same.  

Throughout the years, we would stop in for a class at DSC here and there and we always loved the challenge. 

We talked about joining DSC for months and then finally took the plunge in October 2017. 

I have no regrets- well maybe that I didn’t join sooner! 

I quickly became a 5AM-er.  The energy and commitment of the 5am group is inspiring. 

After 3 months of progress around increasing weights and perfecting the evil burpee, I wasn’t seeing the payoff from all my hard work in the gym.  

I thought, “I eat healthy. I workout 6 days a week. I meal prep. Why hasn’t my body changed?

I talked with Matt about the nutrition program and he explained how it would be a great addition to my DSC workouts. 

He was right! 

In general, I learned I was a perpetual under-eater. 

Years ago, when I wanted to drop pounds, I would simply eat less and see a change on the scale. 

But that no longer worked. 

I wasn’t properly fueling my body for the daily workouts at DCS or recovering with nutrition and I wasn’t working out as hard as I could.  

I was also constantly letting go of my goals on the weekends.  

Once the Nutrition Group began, Beth and I worked together to create goals specific to my needs. 

Within the first few weeks, Beth gave clear feedback about what I was eating and how to adjust my nutrition to meet my goals. 

The hardest part was including more food- it was a big shift mentally for me. 

Not only did I eat more food, but more high-quality foods. 

We’re always told, eat less and you will lose weight. 

My nutrition coach Beth explained as I tried to lower and lower my calorie intake, my body literally went into starvation mode. 

My metabolism slowed down and I started holding on to fat. 

At the same time my workouts were suffering. 

I first wasn't getting enough food or the right foods to both give me the energy to workout as hard as I wanted to and improve my strength.

By eating the right foods and improving my workouts, I was actually able to burn more calories during and after my workouts. 

Secondly, I wasn't properly refueling to recover from my workouts and get ready for the next.

Once I started eating more through the guidance of Beth, I started fueling my body to burn fat, build muscle and improve my workouts.

Finally I started reducing my body fat and maximizing my daily workouts and I had let go of relying on the scale.  

Although I was a healthy eater, I changed many parts of my nutrition makeup using the nutrition program. 

Fueling my body before and after workouts has pushed me to places I never thought I could be! 

Working with nutrition coaches and all the gym trainers, I was able to reach my goal.  

I’ve lost over 2% body fat and gained over 2% muscle mass over the 8 week Nutrition Program. 

The weekly food logs, videos and emails were great support and a piece of accountability that I needed in order to be successful.  

I’m so grateful I took the leap and joined DSC and their Nutrition Program. 

It was one of the best decisions of my life!

I can’t wait to continue with the program and learn even more.  

Thank you DSC!

- Jen

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