Many women’s health magazines say you can get great, toned arms if you do their prescribed exercises (in 4 weeks or less). I am here to argue that you can’t get those arms doing what they say. It is my belief that most women featured in Women’s Health Magazines are: Too skinny Don’t really have sexy, toned arms Don’t eat enough protein or healthy fats to really get defined arms What kind of arms do you want? The kind that are simply toned or do you want real womanly ... Continue Reading
Get sexy, toned arms by changing your diet and lifting weights.
Get in your exercise, strengthen, and tone – with your baby in tow.
When it comes to being mom to a baby or toddler, shedding post-pregnancy pounds and gaining muscle mass are just not high on the priority list. In the midst of feeding, changing, burping, bathing, soothing, and loving your new little bundle of joy - you barely have time to think about when you're going to do laundry (or when was the last time you showered) - much less when you'll have time to go to the gym to exercise. Here are some great ways to get in some strength training and toning at ... Continue Reading
Yes, you cab sabotage your fitness gains unintentionally. Learn how to stop yourself from sliding backwards.
You've gotten into a fitness groove. You're eating well and hitting the gym. Then suddenly you sabotage your fitness gains unintentionally, without even really knowing it. Take Jane for example. Jane has been steadily dropping inches of her waist, thighs, and arms. She has been increasing her resistance and difficulty level at her local gym for the last several weeks and her eating habits have greatly improved. She switched from a Starbucks Latte and Pastry to a high protein breakfast of ... Continue Reading
Don’t be afraid of building mom muscle! Here are some benefits to strength training and becoming your own superhero.
Let this post be a cheering section for you moms who need to hit the gym and build muscle as part of your fitness plan! I believe in the benefits of weight training so strongly, that I’d ditch a run, hike, swim, bike or climb for a strength training workout. Feeling strong, and having the knowledge you are strong, will give you confidence that YOU can do things you never thought possible. Moms, having muscles is sexy! We all have the same muscles; it’s just a matter of what you do to them ... Continue Reading