Building muscle can often feel like a slow and tedious process. In a world that promotes quick fixes for every fitness and health goal, it’s easy to get caught up in the illusion of overnight transformations. However, the truth is that building muscle requires commitment and a consistent approach. In this blog post, we’ll explore the fast way to build … Read More
Muscles Weighs Something, Right?!
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
30 Ways to Get 30 Grams of Protein
In this blog post, I am sharing various protein sources that are ~30 grams of protein from chicken to plant-based options. The macros (short for macronutrients) that are listed are for the cooked versions of the protein sources. Pick four items from the list, and BOOM 🤯 💥, that’s 120 grams right there. If you need more, you have plenty … Read More
What the heck are macros?
You’d be surprised at the number of people that don’t know what macronutrients are! So, let’s dive in! What are macros? The abbreviation is short for macronutrients. Macros are protein, fat, and carbs. All foods are made up of one or a combo of the three macronutrients. Understanding what you eat is imperative, and it helps us understand our own … 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
Track Tuesday – Sprints do the body good!
Track Tuesday!! Want to get faster? Then sprint or do interval work! I love sprinting and you just might too! Side affects: Tighter Rounder Glutes, Tighter Core/Abs, Strong Powerful Legs, some muscle growth = metabolism and preserve your muscle at the same time, and increase your anaerobic and aerobic capacity. The icing on the cake – sprints burn fat like … Read More