Rest Days Are Essential to Fitness Success: 3 Reasons You Need Even More Time Off

Rest Days Are Essential to Fitness Success: 3 Reasons You Need Even More Time Off

You already know that rest days are your friends, but did you know that taking a longer block of time off is especially beneficial to your fitness goals? Believe me, I know motivation is a fickle thing. And tempting said motivation with even one unscheduled day off often ends in...Read More
How I Fell Off the Fitness Wagon & What I Plan to Do About It!

How I Fell Off the Fitness Wagon & What I Plan to Do About It!

I have a confession to make. I fell off the wagon. I fell off that great, big, beautiful fitness wagon I used to proudly and effortlessly board daily. Picture me in a street parade, aboard said wagon, waving my best pageant wave, and flashing my biggest pageant smile.  It's quite...Read More
The Secrets to Sexy, Toned Arms: The 5 Exact Methods I Used to Go From Sweatshirts to Sleeveless in Under 1 Year

The Secrets to Sexy, Toned Arms: The 5 Exact Methods I Used to Go From Sweatshirts to Sleeveless in Under 1 Year

Sleeveless shirts and dresses are calling your name, but your arms aren't having any of it.  Instead, they are doing their best turtle impression, content to hide in 3-quarter-sleeve tops forever. That used to be me, too.  I've been there.  After having my kids things weren't exactly . . ....Read More
Of Supersets & Pyramids: 6 Simple Training Methods to Bust Through Plateaus & Banish Workout Boredom

Of Supersets & Pyramids: 6 Simple Training Methods to Bust Through Plateaus & Banish Workout Boredom

While a straightforward weight lifting program is more than ideal, training methods such as supersets, drop sets, and pyramids have the ability to inject your workouts with the oomph needed to overcome muscle-building stalls and banish boredom. I'm a big proponent of compound lifts.  I believe you can get a...Read More
The Ultimate Gym Buddy: Share Your Gym Love with Your True Love

The Ultimate Gym Buddy: Share Your Gym Love with Your True Love

When you look at the picture above what do you see? I see love.  Adoration, contentment, and comfort.  Togetherness.  A couple that enjoys each others company. It's what we strive for in relationships. But this picture strikes me on a different level, too, because this couple also enjoys the same...Read More
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting a Better Backside

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting a Better Backside

Sporting more names than Beelzebub himself, it's no wonder the backside gets so much attention. Fanny, derriere, butt, bottom, buttocks, booty, bum, buns, back, backside, tush, rear end, keister, heinie, cheeks, badonkadonk, etc. etc. ET-CET-ER-A No matter what you call it, it's safe to say society is more than a...Read More