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
Weight Gain is NOT Fat Gain – Understanding Scale Fluctuations!
STRONG friend, don’t let scale hold the power! You didn’t gain body fat overnight. And, No, you didn’t gain 5 lbs of fat overnight! Yes, the scale is up, but that doesn’t mean it’s actually body fat. Let’s get rational for a sec… let’s get out the emotion of it all and take an objective look at the scale. Let’s … Read More
Stop White-Knuckling Your Way Through Your Diet: A Better Approach to Fat Loss!
You don’t know whatcha don’t know until you know! Building muscle and doing fat loss the right way is lost on most women. So, when you know better, you do better. Well, if you don’t know how to do things better, I got you! Let’s dive into the ways you’ve been doing this fat-loss thing and muscle-building the wrong way. … 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 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
Is Intermittent Fasting Right for YOU?
In this IGTV, I discuss why Intermittent Fasting is Probably NOT for You! A STRONG friend, on my last IG Weight Room Wednesday, asked if I do IF and that she is looking into it herself. No! During my extreme dieting days, before it was popular, I gave it a shot! I was not too fond of it. … 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
💥6 STRONG Habits that Pack a Punch 🥊 👊🏾💥
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!
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
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 … Read More