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
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
Where’s the meat?!
Dang it, there’s no “Where’s the Meat?!” GIF, lol! Before we jump into the blog today, let me tell you how the “Where’s the Meat?!” quote came to be. Some friends and colleagues of mine were on a biz trip, and one of the girls suggested we go to this one restaurant that they found in Venice Beach. They said that … Read More
Workout Wednesday: Sliding and Burning Legs
Hi y’all! Happy Hump Day! I’ve got a leg and glute workout for you. Like the title says, you’ll be sliding and burning – lol! So, grab your paper plates, Valslides, or a washcloth and let’s work that lower body! Your glorious glutes, hamstrings, and your quads! 🍑💪🏾 ** Complete 5 rounds ** Rest as needed – preferably at the … 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
How To Tone Up The Smart Way!
How to Tone your muscles? No, it’s not doing 20 bicep curls or 20 leg extensions. Contrary to popular belief, doing high repetitions of an isolated exercise will not give you the look you are looking for. Toning is for printers. You’ve heard that saying, right? I really hate the word “Toning” because it implies that women shouldn’t … Read More
Tone up with Deadlifts!
Saturday sweat sessions at the bar! Ladies wanna get strong, increase your metabolic burn, and feel bad ass!? Pick up the barbell, you won’t look back. See you don’t need a bunch of exercises with 5 lb. dumbbells. Toned arms don’t come from curling light dumbbells for 20 reps. 🙅🏾 Isolation exercises are secondary to compound movements! 👇🏾👇🏾 Push, pull,carry, … 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