Get yo lift on even when you are busy!

Lift the things even when you are busy!   Happy Hump day, I hope you’re off to the best day. I love Wednesdays, its something about the middle of the week. Maybe it’s just because we are close to the weekend, and love the weekends too. One of my favorite things about Wednesday is my themed #WorkoutWednesday workouts. They are … Read More

5 Bodyweight Strength Training Workouts

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Need some Total Body Minimal Equipment workouts during this trying time?! I got you, STRONG friend! Or if you… Don’t know where or how to get started with strength training, I’ve got you covered. Start right where you are, with your body weight for resistance. Master the basic movements such as squats, pull-ups, inverted rows, hinging push-ups, to name just … Read More

5 Ways to get your first pull up

Let’s clear the air about pull ups. Women can do pull ups! Ladies don’t feel defeated. It’s just gonna take some work. Some will say “we can’t, we don’t have the upper body strength.” Sure, maybe not at first, but over time we have the capacity to get strong and be able to do them!   If you’re up for … Read More

No Gym, No Problem: What you need for a home gym!

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Training at home is a great solution when you can’t make it to the gym, or in this current climate, all of our gyms are closed (insert sad face) due to the Corona Virus otherwise known as COVID-19 or you just like training at home. Here are some reasons to train at home: Convenience Privacy No waiting for equipment You … Read More

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Metabolism

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Everyone is most likely on the diet train right now. Before we move on, I want to ask you to kindly get off the diet train. Why? Because, for one, the diets are hurting you more than helping – hello slow metabolism. They are also causing you to lose precious muscle, especially if you are dieting all the time, or … Read More

Five reasons why you are struggling to lose weight

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It’s that time of year where you will be bombarded with l00’s, if not millions, of quick-fix schemes – these things are some of the reasons why you are struggling to lose weight. Diets, detoxes, cleanses, you name it. Programs that are promising “X” number of pounds lost in a month or less. We are getting close to January 1st, … Read More

What feeds the fat, when you’re trying to lose fat?

    You’re doing the all the things right. Started your body transformation, let’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

How to shed that belly fat without killing yourself!

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A few belly fat facts: Many times, belly fat is linked to stress and high levels of cortisol. What is cortisol? Cortisol is a hormone made by the adrenal glands. Cortisol levels go up when the pituitary gland releases another hormone called adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). Cortisol has many functions. It helps the body use sugar (glucose) and fat for energy (metabolism), and it helps the … Read More