Tagged with Strength training

Don’t fall for the biggest muscle myths!

Don’t fall for the biggest muscle myths!

When it comes to strength training and women adding muscle there a lot of myths and fear (yes fear) out there. Myths may be obvious but what “fear” you say? Although guys usually revel in the idea of large muscles and “hulking up”, we ladies tend to steer away from those images of ourselves.This “fear” … Continue reading

Spinning will do WHAT to my thighs?

Spinning will do WHAT to my thighs?

Ok after I read the headline that Tracy Anderson (a respected trainer to the stars in case you weren’t sure) claims spinning will not necessarily lead to weight loss and might even bulk up your thighs I had to research and weigh in. I love to spin! I teach/take 3 spin classes a week, and … Continue reading

Forget skinny- GET STRONG!

Forget skinny- GET STRONG!

When I saw the phrase “strong is the new skinny” on a t-shirt I knew I had to get it. The best way to feel good about your body is to make it healthy and strong – ¬†not overly-skinny. It is pretty well-known now that a strong woman doesn’t look like a guy; it’s about … Continue reading

Reap the IMMEDIATE benefits of exercise!

Reap the IMMEDIATE benefits of exercise!

Are you beginning a weight loss/fitness journey that seems long and daunting? Sometimes our ultimate goals can seem far away, but today let’s focus on the IMMEDIATE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE! Look at what just 30 minutes of exercise can do: Anyone who exercises regularly can attest to the “high” they experience after exercise. This rush … Continue reading