Why you need to weight train!

As you move through your fitness program, one type of exercise you’ll want to ensure is in place is weight training.  Weight training offers a mountain of benefits, is always changing so helps keep you interested in exercise, and can even slow the process of aging.  Curious to know more? Let’s look at the real reasons why weight training, also known as strength training or resistance training, should be at the [Read more...]

Kidney Beans Recipe

Also known as Red Beans, Kidney beans are super healthy, easily accessible and quite easy to make! They are rich in protein but contain almost double the amount fibrous carbs than protein. For this reason, I recommend you have beans + lentils with vegetables instead of carbohydrates. The nutritional facts are as follows for 1/2 a cup or 130 grams of cooked beans: 120 calories,  20 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams dietry [Read more...]

All About Eggs

Eggs are a universal breakfast favorite due to their cheap cost and  great source of protein.  Eating 1 or 2 whole eggs a week is alright, the problem becomes when we make them a staple. Eggs contain cholesterol which is located in the yolk. Did you know that our bodies create their own cholesterol? Yes, the liver does because cholesterol is necessary for certain organs to function. What happens when we [Read more...]

A Guide To Body Types

As you go about your get healthy regimen, whether it’s to burn fat, build muscle, or simply improve your health, it pays to know your body type. What does body type mean?  Body type refers to the natural tendency of your body to manage its body weight and composition.  Ever notice how some people tend to be naturally thin no matter what they eat while others will pack on body fat merely [Read more...]

The Ultimate Booty Builder – Fire hydrants + Leg lifts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQmC6oxncc8 I simply love fire hydrants! Here are 4 reasons why: They burn/hurt which means the gluteus maximus muscle group is activated and engaged! They require zero equipment and can be done in the comfort of your home Unlike other booty building workouts, they are easy on the knees...maybe because you're on your knees :) They are effective!! Try them out!! Happy booty burning!

All About Calories

Everything You Need To Know About Calories   If you’re interested in mastering your body weight in the months ahead, one thing that you’ll want to be sure you fully understand is that of calories. What is a calorie? And, more importantly, what does it mean for you? Let’s go over some of the key things that you must know when it comes to calorie intake.  What Is A Calorie? A [Read more...]

Four Moves For Firmer Arms

Want to increase the shape and definition of your arms? If so, it’s vital that you are strength training correctly. Too many women rely strictly on cardio training to try and change their body and unfortunately this is a futile effort because cardio training will never give you the results that you are looking for no matter how much you try. Thankfully, with the right know-how, you can certainly get [Read more...]

The 10 Day Detox Program – The Ins and Outs

I began detoxing a few days ago after I started working out and eating clean. I detox twice a year, usually at the beginning of the year right after the holiday festivities as a way to purge the crazy holiday eating and a time to give my digestive system a break from food. The 2nd detox is during the month of June. Sometimes these months might differ if i maintain [Read more...]

How Long Before You See Your Abs?

Everyone asks a why their tummy isn't reducing or why they aren't getting abs - Ladies we all have different body types and carry weight differently. If the tummy is where most of the fat is stored then that's that area takes the longest to get flat. Others might carry weight on their back, hips thighs etc but Isee most of you complaining about your tummy. What you eat responsible [Read more...]

How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight?

Everyone wants to know....how long will it take before I can lose this weight? First let me start by saying that weight loss is not the same as to fat loss.  I reiterate this because the number on the scale is only a slight glimpse of what's going on with the body while the inches are a better and more comprehensive measure. Pay attention to the inches/dress sizes and quit over [Read more...]

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