Best Exercises to Build Gorgeous Shoulders

Beautiful shoulders don’t happen by accident but you always notice when people have them! They make dresses and tank tops look a million times better. In fact, nicely built shoulders are coveted so much that back in the 80s, clothing was outfitted with shoulder pads! If you know, you know. But, you don’t need shoulderContinue reading “Best Exercises to Build Gorgeous Shoulders”

Eat Your Way Through Thanksgiving

Did you know that you can eat all the food on Thanksgiving and still maintain your health and fitness goals? It all takes a little planning and you can gobble the turkey without any regrets. People are used to cutting calories to lose weight but did you know that you can also increase your caloriesContinue reading “Eat Your Way Through Thanksgiving”

How to Power Through the Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost here. Actually, if you step into some stores these days, it’s already here! But, I digress. Most of us go completely crazy once November rolls around. Between holiday shopping, preparing for visiting with relatives, traveling, wrapping things up at work, attending all the parties, and cooking/baking, it can be challengingContinue reading “How to Power Through the Holiday Season”

Why Less is More When it Comes to Resistance Training

Did you know that there is a such thing as too much resistance training? It’s true. It’s tempting to think that the more you do, the faster and larger your muscles will grow but that’s not the case. Here’s the thing. When you lift weights, you put stress on your body, especially when you liftContinue reading “Why Less is More When it Comes to Resistance Training”

Ways to Make Walking Work for You

Did you know that walking is the best form of exercise? Think about it. You don’t need equipment to do it. Most people can and do walk. It’s low impact and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Yet, many people don’t take advantage of the benefits of a daily walk. I usedContinue reading “Ways to Make Walking Work for You”

Why BMI is Bogus

The Body Mass Index has been around a long time. It’s still the number one tool physicians use to determine whether patients are at a healthy weight. This is a problem. Because it’s not accurate! It’s a 200-year-old mathematical formula created for a specific purpose. Since then, its use has been called into question asContinue reading “Why BMI is Bogus”

Why Everyone Needs A Coach…Even Coaches!

I was reminded this past week of the benefit of having a coach. It’s easy to think we can do things on our own and it’s true that you can find a lot online! But, there is nothing quite like someone who can get to know you and push you and hold you accountable. WeContinue reading “Why Everyone Needs A Coach…Even Coaches!”

Why Women Should Lift Weights

I preach this a lot on my blog but it can’t be stated enough–the best way to lose weight and look great is to lift weights. Cardio strengthens your heart. Resistance training strengthens your entire body. Women have long been encouraged to do HIIT training or circuit training or aerobics, but lifting weights is whereContinue reading “Why Women Should Lift Weights”

Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself Every Day

This is going to be a hard message for many of you to hear especially if this is something you do daily. I’m talking about stepping on the scale. So many of us are preoccupied with that number. Our weight. Doctors use an age old formula to determine who is a healthy weight and whoContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself Every Day”

Should You Purchase a Workout Program Online?

There are a lot of social media influencers out there selling workout programs and packages online. It can be tempting to buy, especially if you can’t afford a personal trainer. But, are they legit? Actually, yes, they can be! Here are some tips on how to tell, if a program is worth the money. 1.Continue reading “Should You Purchase a Workout Program Online?”