The Importance of a Deload Week: It’s Okay To Rest!

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In the world of fitness, where we’re constantly driven to push our limits, there’s an often-overlooked secret to long-term success – the Deload Week. But what exactly is a Deload, and why should you care about it? Let’s dive into the details and explore why it’s perfectly okay to take a step back from your training routine. It’s OKAY To … Read More

The Fast Way to Build Muscle: A Guide to Achieving Lasting Results

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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

Best Training Shoes for Strength Training

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STRONG friend, your training shoe will make you or break you. The right shoe matters a whole lot if you’re serious about your lifting. Wearing the right show will maximize your gainz in the gym. Sure you can wear whatever you like. The choice is always yours! But, if you want to have the best training session & get the … 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

What will you BUILD in 2022?

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What will you BUILD in 2022? Will it be things that build you up or tear you down? Will you build sustainable habits or will you do more quick fixes that are unsustainable? Will it be… Unsustainable health changes More fear of food More obsessive fitness regimens More discorded eating patterns More banned food groups More dieting. More quick fixes … Read More

7 Strength Training Habits for Women Who Lift the Things!

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1. Get your warm-up in before you start lifting. It doesn’t have to be too long. Do 3-5 rounds of some dynamic warm-up drills and then hit the iron. This will prep you for your lifts, bring your core temp up, prevent injury, warm-up your joints, and get your mind ready for your training session. 2. Track your workouts! So … Read More

5 ways to make your workouts more challenging!

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There’s a shortage of equipment, at least in the stores, during this Corona Situation. Gyms are still closed – sad 🙁 face right, of course for very good reason – for the CORONAVIRUS, in my Cardi B voice! Let’s flatten this curve, sooner rather than later!!  All of us meatheads are missing the iron though – well, at least the … Read More

Band Resisted Dumbbell 1.5 Romanian Deadlift

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Have you ever added a resistance band to your exercises? If not, you should. It’s a great tool to enhance your training!   I’m using @nick_tumminello amazing NT Loop to add resistance to my Romanian Deadlifts. I looped the band around a slide-out tray inside the storage compartment in my RV. #improvising No NT Loop, no problem, a super band (a band without … Read More

💥6 STRONG Habits that Pack a Punch  🥊 👊🏾💥

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  In this IGTV situation, I break down 6 STRONG Habits that will move you forward on your strength and nutrition journey! 1️⃣ Eat undistracted – get away from your desk, put the phone down so that you can actually enjoy your meal, and to know when you are satisfied and not stuffed. 2️⃣ Practice eating to your about 80% full! 3️⃣ Instead … Read More

5 Things to Steer Clear of When it comes to your nutrition, health, and fitness!

5 things to avoid when it comes to nutrition, health, and fitness!

Quick fixes will kill your progress & your health! Avoid these 5 things that I talk about in this IGTV episode while you’re navigating your fitness, health, & nutrition journey! Changing everything all at once. Slashing your calories too low! Cutting whole food groups out, specifically carbs. Messing around with quick fixes, ya know those voodoo quackery things such as … Read More