What the heck are macros?

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?

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/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

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