Are you eating for your body type?

Back in the 1940's a psychologist,  William  Sheldon, came up with the idea that there are three body types (and that they relate to personalities.) You've probably heard about the three body types and you may be wondering if you should be eating…

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3 Myths about Fat

#1 Muscle turns into fat Nope. Muscle is muscle and fat is fat. One type of tissue doesn't turn into another type of tissue. It's the same with other parts of your body..one part doesn't turn into another. #2 Muscle…

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Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Fat loss can be very confusing. On the surface women think "I'll just exercise more." And...sometimes that works! However, have you ever added  more time on the treadmill, a day or two more of exercise or up the intensity and still nothing changes? ​These…

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What makes a good workout

I remember taking a weightlifting class, first in high school and then in college. I'm going to date myself, but it was all Nautilus equipment (a brand name of fitness equipment that was "new and innovative") and your entire session…

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Nutrition isn’t the only answer

Besides nutrition, exercise (including resistance training!) is extremely important for blasting away body fat, building lean muscle mass, and exploding your metabolism. But some types of exercise are better than others. So, which ones you should be doing to get closer to your…

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Counting Calories is too much trouble!

Have you gained some weight during this lock-down? My guess is that a lot of women can say "yes" to that! All those walks you've been taking just aren't enough to offset  the extra calories from snacks and wine, but counting calories is…

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Get your first push-up

Push-ups make you feel strong..do doubt about it...but they are so stinkin' hard, especially for women! But, you CAN get there! A full push-up requires: 1. Proper alignment 2. Proper core muscle engagement 3. Enough strength 4. Tension created through…

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