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Lifting Weights: 5 Reasons Why It’s a Woman’s Best Friend

If you thought lifting weights was just for men, think again.  Read about these top 5 reasons why lifting weights is a woman's best friend. I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight.  Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many ...

5 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat 👙

If you struggle to lose excess body fat, then check out these 5 top tips that will help you solve that.   Forget about weight loss! It’s a term that’s constantly being thrown around in the media, making it to the top choice for New Year resolutions every year. Instead focus on fat loss. What’s the difference you may ask? ...

3 Tips to Get Energy For Workouts

Here are 3 key tips to help you get energy for your workouts. It’s that time of year where the gyms will once again be crowded with New Year resolutioners which I think is a great thing.  If you are one then you want to keep reading this. If you aren’t used to working out as a routine it can be a little tough to get your energy up ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

I want to share 5 of the most common mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight.  As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight. The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my ...

3 Tips For the Ultimate Fit Body and Mind

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. It is actually quite amazing that the activities that support a healthy body are also the same activities that support a healthy mind and brain.  It may not sound like much but as our bodies’ age, it doesn’t function at full capacity as when we were in our early 20’s.  The same goes ...

How To Build Muscle At Home

Let's take this time to talk about how to build muscle at home.  Generally, we want to hit the gym every single day and work out our muscle with weights and all the machines in there, right?  Unfortunately, not all of us have that luxury. Sometimes, we’re too busy to go to the gym, even 3 times a week.  And this is the ...

The Power Of A Fitness Community

We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  Do you warm up? When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial ...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Try these 7 amazing total body exercises that won't require any equipment, just body weight. As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises. You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such ...

September #NoFluff Fitness Challenge

  Registration is open so sign up today for the #NoFluff Challenge (SEPTEMBER): http://bit.ly/NoFluff3. [Tweet "Start your #fitnessjourney with our #NoFluff challenge. Register today http://bit.ly/NoFluff3."] This program is a total body challenge with workouts to focus on 1 body part a day, 6 days a week with 1 day's rest. ...

How To Lose Weight With Technology

Learn how technology can help you lose weight effectively. Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Technology has reached the state of having the power to help you with almost every aspect of your life. With it getting so smart, it has become possible for you to follow up on your daily habits in order to correct and improve them. ...

How Fitness Can Affect Your Wellbeing

Learn how fitness can affect and improve your wellbeing. Positive Effects of Fitness On Your Wellbeing Fitness in this context can be explained to be the ability of the body to remain in good health, to be able to do our day to day activities without undue fatigue and remain physically fit. Common components of fitness and wellbeing ...

How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with ...

Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss

The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights". Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons. Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can. Here's why. WEIGHT ...

Carb Cycling Plan – The Ultimate Lean Gains Solution

Learn how carb cycling can help take your fitness and weight loss to the next level. Let's discuss carb cycling in this post.  When it comes to not only burning fat, but actually gaining lean muscle mass in the process, a lot of people tend to find themselves avoiding all fats like the plague, including healthy fats such as polyunsaturated ...

8 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

For a lot of us, finding the motivation to work out can be difficult sometimes.  After all, it's much, much easier to stay in bed for a half hour more than to get out of bed and get your butt to the gym. Admit it, how familiar is this scenario? You plan your workout schedule for the next four weeks and get super pumped about it. One ...

3 Things You Need to Power Through a Powerhouse Workout

What is going on Fitness Family?  I'm back with another powerful workout but first let me share some top tips that will help you power through this workout and beyond. [Tweet "Learn how to power through your workouts with @QuestNutrition #protein bars. #ad #fitness"] Get Enough Rest In order to get through a challenging workout you ...

How To Build A Better Booty Without Squats or Equipment

I’ve shared with you how to build a better butt while losing weight but for some of you, you want to focus strictly on building a better booty.  I realize some of you do not have gym memberships or a lot of exercise equipment, so this workout routine is for YOU! There is a false notion that the only way to exercise and get in shape ...

Lose Weight With Pull And Push Exercises

Learn how push and pull moves can help you lose weight. Losing weight can be one of the most frustrating things a person can do: sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t lose that extra weight you want or need to. There can be several reasons for this, but there’s also a good chance you aren’t doing the proper exercises to ...

The Perfect Blend for Optimal Weight Loss

I get asked constantly about how to not only get started with a workout program but also the best way to lose weight.  It’s a simple yet complex answer at the same time.  Many people want me to prescribe a magic pill but sustained weight loss takes more than a simple pill. I’m going to share the perfect blend of what it takes to ...