too much cardio

5 Signs you’re doing too much cardio!

Hey STRONG friend! I often get asked how much cardio should I do, or how much is too much cardio – well, my friend, it depends. Each person is different. In today’s post, I am sharing some signs that will give you the answers to the above questions, if you are listening to your body’s biofeedback. Our bodies are always …

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 …

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 …

You Ate it But You Don’t Need to Negate it!

What to do after you Overindulge? You ate it, but you don’t need to negate it ever! You don’t actually have to do nothing. I hope you enjoyed every bite and really ate the candy that you love. You don’t have to earn food. Nor punish yourself with restriction or extra exercise. Enjoy the treats without shame, guilt, or stress. …

The 3 M’s of Fat Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Photo Cred: Eat More to Weigh Less Weight loss, for example, is the loss of fat-free mass (muscle) and fat mass, fluids (water), etc. The primary focus here is to get the scale weight to go down; nothing else matters, even if you lose …

Five Fitness Friday Favorites: 5 Eats I’m Loving Right Now

Five Fitness Friday Favorites!! Five things I’m loving! 1. Pero Family Farms Fresh Green Beans 2. Pero Family Farms Sweet Peppers 3. Ready to Drink Protein Shake – Premier Protein – I really enjoy the Carmel and Strawberry ones! 4. Think Thin Oatmeal Cups and Kodiak Cakes Flapjacks On The Go – I really enjoyed the Cinnamon and Maple one …

10 Ways to Un – Diet

  Let’s start this un – diet process! Are you ready?! It will take work, but I know you can do this because many women like yourself have! I know deep down inside, you’ve had it. You are tired of the ups and the downs, tired of not being able to lose the pounds, tired of feeling lethargic and just …

Maintain, Don’t Gain and Thrive thru the holiday season!

  So the holidays are upon us yet again – the annual flurry of shopping, holiday parties, holiday meals, and family gatherings.   This is a wonderful time of year to celebrate, regardless of your religious beliefs.  It’s a time for reflecting on all the blessings that we have, enjoy our family, and usher in a new year full of hope …