Stop the ‘Toning’ madness

I just had to make a meme of one of my fave quotes. #nevergetsold #5thgradehumor Plus, I really need to drive home 4 points: ✅ We don't lift weights to burn Calories; we train to build muscle and retain the muscle we have. We don't lift light weights faster in order to burn more. That... Continue Reading →

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6-pack abs: A CAUTIONARY TALE

❓You know when that person posts that ab pic and you comment "GOALS" 🙌 ⁉️ Well did you ever stop to think how unsustainable and unhealthy those abs were to achieve? Meaning, that level of body fat is neither natural nor sustainable for most females. ‼️ That person starved themself, must continue to starve themself,... Continue Reading →

You can’t grow muscle with cardio

⚠️ Based on what I am told by women all day I need to address the continued misinformation regarding what grows muscle. Unfortunately, many still believe that kickbacks on the stair stepper can build a booty. 🙄 ⚠️ It cannot. That's cardio. That burns calories, fat & even lean mass. Keep doing it and you'll... Continue Reading →

Sculpting pebbles

⚠️ If you are *unhappy* with your body shape & size, yet fall in the 'healthy' or 'underweight' category on the BMI chart, well then let me be the one to break it to you: YOU DO NOT HAVE A FAT PROBLEM: YOU HAVE A LACK OF MUSCLE PROBLEM. 💡🎯💡🎯💡🎯💡🎯 ⚠️ And no matter how... Continue Reading →

Don’t fear the scale

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I say the right picture is priceless. And I'm not talking about a Picasso. If you are trying to build muscle yet are still obsessed with the scale and wanting to weigh LESS? Well, you're doing it wrong. You want to weigh *more.* Yup. MORE muscle =... Continue Reading →

Embrace the suck

The hunger, cravings & food obsession (food network, anyone?) you experience while dieting are NOT strange or unusual. Not in the least. You are not different or unique. Everyone has similar alterations in hormones while dieting and the side effects you experience are due to those altered hormones and your body's attempts to return to... Continue Reading →

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