In this IGTV, I discuss why Intermittent Fasting is Probably NOT for You! A STRONG friend, on my last IG Weight Room Wednesday, asked if I do IF and that she is looking into it herself. No! During my extreme dieting days, before it was popular, I gave it a shot! I was not too fond of it. … Read More
When is it time to take a diet break?
Hey, STRONG friends, popping in with a Beauty of Strength fam bam question that came through on my weekly Weight Room Wednesday Q&A. So, a STRONG friend asked, “How often or when should you take a diet break? For how long? Let’s start with… What is a diet break? Taking a break from dieting and eating at a maintenance calorie … Read More
7 Strength Training Habits for Women Who Lift the Things!
1. Get your warm-up in before you start lifting. It doesn’t have to be too long. Do 3-5 rounds of some dynamic warm-up drills and then hit the iron. This will prep you for your lifts, bring your core temp up, prevent injury, warm-up your joints, and get your mind ready for your training session. 2. Track your workouts! So … Read More
5 ways to make your workouts more challenging!
There’s a shortage of equipment, at least in the stores, during this Corona Situation. Gyms are still closed – sad 🙁 face right, of course for very good reason – for the CORONAVIRUS, in my Cardi B voice! Let’s flatten this curve, sooner rather than later!! All of us meatheads are missing the iron though – well, at least the … Read More
Band Resisted Dumbbell 1.5 Romanian Deadlift
Have you ever added a resistance band to your exercises? If not, you should. It’s a great tool to enhance your training! I’m using @nick_tumminello amazing NT Loop to add resistance to my Romanian Deadlifts. I looped the band around a slide-out tray inside the storage compartment in my RV. #improvising No NT Loop, no problem, a super band (a band without … Read More
💥6 STRONG Habits that Pack a Punch 🥊 👊🏾💥
In this IGTV situation, I break down 6 STRONG Habits that will move you forward on your strength and nutrition journey! 1️⃣ Eat undistracted – get away from your desk, put the phone down so that you can actually enjoy your meal, and to know when you are satisfied and not stuffed. 2️⃣ Practice eating to your about 80% full! 3️⃣ Instead … Read More
5 Things to Steer Clear of When it comes to your nutrition, health, and fitness!
Quick fixes will kill your progress & your health! Avoid these 5 things that I talk about in this IGTV episode while you’re navigating your fitness, health, & nutrition journey! Changing everything all at once. Slashing your calories too low! Cutting whole food groups out, specifically carbs. Messing around with quick fixes, ya know those voodoo quackery things such as … Read More
3 Ways to Adapt your Workouts so that you can STAY CONSISTENT!
When time is of the essence, adjust, adapt, and be flexible with your workouts so that you can still get it. IF you do that you CAN and WILL stay consistent throughout the holiday season! In this IGTV episode, I discuss 3 ways that you can adapt your workouts so that you can still get them in when time is … Read More
4 tips for improving your Push-up Strength!
Struggling with your push-ups STRONG friend, I got you?! This blog is for you if you want to improve your push-up game. Get more reps and/or master your form! 1️⃣ 𝐃𝐎 𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐌 𝐎𝐅𝐓𝐄𝐍 – more than once a week, please! Need I say more! 2️⃣ 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐥 by doing other upper body exercises, such as chest and shoulders … Read More
5 Signs you’re doing too much cardio!
Hey STRONG friend! I often get asked how much cardio should I do, or how much is too much cardio – well, my friend, it depends. Each person is different. In today’s post, I am sharing some signs that will give you the answers to the above questions, if you are listening to your body’s biofeedback. Our bodies are always … Read More