When is it time to take a diet break?

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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/when should you take a break? For how long? Let’s start with… What is a diet break? Taking a break from dieting and eating at a maintenance calorie level for a … Read More

How to increase your metabolism!

I know, I have talked about this many, many times, but it keeps coming up. I have lost count of how many times women have asked me about boosting their metabolism. Specifically, what can they take for their metabolism? I get it. We are bombarded with so many messages about how to lose weight. Lose weight in 20 days, eat … Read More

Where’s the meat?!

Dang it, there’s no “Where’s the Meat?!” GIF, lol! Before we jump into the blog today, let me tell you how the “Where’s the Meat?!” quote came to be. Some friends and colleaguesย of mine were on a biz trip, and one of the girls suggested we go to this one restaurant that they found in Venice Beach. They said that … Read More

3 Reasons why you’re NOT getting Physique Results

On that struggle bus, right? A lot of women are, you’re not alone. Keep on reading because I want you to stop spinning your wheels. If you’re reading this, you have probably tried to lose weight by eating very little, or, as I like to call it, eating like a bird. For workouts, you have probably bought into the idea … Read More

Get this right first!

Nutrition has become so complicated these days! It really doesn’t have to be this way. We really don’t know which way to turn, which way to go, or what to eat. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin. Keto is all the rage these days. Everywhere you go, you can catch people talking about how much weight they have lost … Read More

The 5 Best Foods to keep you Feeling Fuller Longer!

I toyed around with calling this blog โ€œThe Best Fat Loss Foodsโ€, but there are no best fat loss foods. There are, on the other hand, foods that will help you on your fat loss journey that you should eat plenty of. Fat loss foods, hmph, no such thing! That’s some Dr. Oz phony baloney shit. Or as I always … Read More

Trainer Tip Tuesday: How to Make Kale Taste Better, dare I say Delicious!

How to Make Kale Taste Better, dare I say Delicious! I’ve been on a KALE kick lately. I’ve been eating it as the primary base in my salads, whereas b4 I had to have it mixed in with other greens. Kale is usually bitter and tastes like dirt when you eat it alone. Am I right?!๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ Nobody wants to eat … Read More

The 3 M’s of Fat Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Weight loss, for example, is the loss of fat-free mass (muscle) and fat mass, fluids (water), etc. The primary focus here is to get the scale weight to go down; nothing else matters, even if you lose your soul doing it. Gaining fat and … Read More

Five Principles of Fat Loss

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Potions, pills, teas, quick fixes, wraps, {Insert Any Diet} are a short-term solution with long-term consequences. I repeat you do not have to ban foods or go on any particular diet to have lasting, sustainable fat loss. We have this misconception that we have to suffer through the process. That we can’t eat foods that bring us enjoyment. This is … Read More

What feeds the fat, when youโ€™re trying to lose fat?

    Youโ€™re doing the all the things right. Started your body transformation, letโ€™s say 8 weeks ago. Things were going along smoothly, scale weight dropping and clothes feeling looser. So, all is well. You get excited and decide to drop the calories a bit lower and add another day of cardio, because why not? Trucking along 3 weeks later … Read More