First of all, muscle does weigh something, STRONG friend. Secondly, my purpose in writing this article is to help women look at the scale as only one tiny measurement of progress, and it never tells the whole story! Also, I hope that you, the reader, walks away with a better understanding of muscle mass & body composition. And, lastly, why … 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
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
TruthBombTuesday: 3 Ways to Boost your metabolism!
In this video that I did Live on Facebook, you will hear me discuss three tips to boost your metabolism. 1. Eat the Things 2. Lift The Things 3. Eat Your Protein Don’t waste your time on supplements claiming to boost your metabolism. If everything is not in order, supplements are not going to help you. Or any of that … Read More
3 Ways to Kickstart Your Metabolism
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
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
Diet Detox Teas are A Scam!
Tweet: Diet detox teas are a scam. You have an internal detox system – it’s your liver and kidneys! You do not need any cleanses or teas to jump start your weight loss. You have kidneys and liver that do all the detoxing you may need. If they aren’t functioning right then you need to go to a doctor. Save … Read More
Create Healthy Habits, Not Restrictions!
Diets call for rules and restrictions – no this, no that – no bread, no fruit, don’t eat after 5, etc… Learning how to eat for YOU takes some investigating- some detective work. Dieting is easy and a short term solution with an expiration date. A long term solution is changing habits, that will last a lifetime – changing one … Read More