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
No, you don’t have to earn your food!
The other day, I was watching one of my favorite Morning TV Shows – Hoda and Kathie Lee. They had a segment on called Burn it Off – How those holiday snacks can add up – and ways to burn them off! I was appalled. While I’m not surprised, this is the norm for stuff on TV when it comes … Read More
5 Tips for Improving Performance, Emotional Well Being, & Enjoying Your Food!
I wanted to share a personal story and some insights that I have learned along the way on my own fitness and nutrition journey. As you know, I always post about carbs not being the enemy, and that they don’t make you fat. They really don’t! I know what it’s like to go with little to no carbs during … Read More
10 Ways to Un – Diet
Let’s start this un – diet process! Are you ready?! It will take work, but I know you can do this because many women like yourself have! I know deep down inside, you’ve had it. You are tired of the ups and the downs, tired of not being able to lose the pounds, tired of feeling lethargic and just … Read More
What’s on your Plate?
What’s on your plate? Food being one (#BecauseHolidays) and every other day for a matter of fact, but there’s more than just food loading down our plates during the holiday season – it’s called life. So, yes this blog post is about managing the abundance of food, as well as managing the other things that take up space in our everyday … Read More
Happy Halloween- Have your Candy and eat it too!
Halloween is upon us, and Thanksgiving is a New York minute away, with Christmas in tow. In addition, there are umpteen festivities and holiday parties in between. It’s enough to make our heads spin. I don’t know about you, but I love sweet treats, and yes I am a fitness professional that loves candy. Btw my favorite treat is Reese … Read More
5 Non Scale Victories to Be Happy About!
The scale is a tricky entity. It plays tricks on you. First thing in the morning, you go to the bathroom to empty your bladder, next you strip down, get buck naked, and step on the scale with one eye half open praying and hoping the number has gone down. You look down and nope, it didn’t go down. … Read More
5 things to know about your metabolism
Hey hey y’all! Happy Friday. Today’s five fitness Friday Favorites (Facts) is about our beloved metabolism. My number one advice for taking care of your metabolism is to treat your body right. Feed it well, move often, sleep, rest, and recover. Don’t deprive yourself of your favorite foods, just eat them moderately. When you go on a fat loss … Read More
Persistence beats Perfection every single time!
You know, one of the reasons we give up is “Perfection” – we believe that things have to be black or white or that it’s either All or Nothing! We literally get paralyzed by it – we insist that things have to be perfect before we get started. No one is really perfect, but what we can do is be … Read More
Transform your Mind
It’s #TransformationTuesday! But I don’t have a before and after picture for you. This transformation Tuesday I want to you to think about your mindset. Renew your mind and show yourself some self love. I want to see women talk more positively about their bodies, accept compliments, and know that they are enough right here and right now. When … Read More
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