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Q&A Wednesday: Getting Back On The Wagon…Should I Set a New Goal?

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Q: hi Erika! What advice do you have for those who've started gaining weight back? Do you find the same old motivation that you started with or do you find a new goal? Short answer—and, [...]

Lil’ Kim is Not a Freak Show, She’s What We Should Expect

April 25th, 2016|4 Comments

We tell women it is important to be beautiful, and being beautiful requires fair skin. Shouldn’t we expect women to go to great lengths to become beautiful?

Waist Trainers, Skinny Teas, and Supplements: Deconstructing Instagram’s Worst Fitness Scams

April 19th, 2016|3 Comments

Instagram is rife with fitness scams and fraud aimed at women. But why? How does it work? Let's talk about it.

‘Working Out is for White People,’ Round Two

April 15th, 2016|7 Comments

So, Buzzfeed did a thing. I mean, a questionable thing, no doubt, but a thing that definitely has the Internet going nuts. In the discussions surrounding this thing Buzzfeed did, I saw this comment: All [...]

Baby Powder Causes Cancer? Here’s What You Need to Know

April 11th, 2016|3 Comments

Does baby powder cause cancer? Sort of. A few weeks ago, The Today Show aired a segment about Jacqueline Fox, the woman who was awarded $72 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson—her lawyers originally asked [...]

The Ten Commandments of Gym and Workout Wear

April 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

There are rules to workout gear. I mean, there just are. When I go out to train, when I’m truly in the moment, no one else exists in the room. If not for my kids [...]

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Hi, I'm Erika! Lovingly known as Evil Fitness Barbie or The Fitness Fairy Godmother, I'm a wife and mother of two (!) who has gone from couch potato to NASM-certified trainer, with specialties in weight loss, women's fitness, and nutrition.

Oh, and I also lost 170lbs on my own through diet and exercise. Read more about that here.

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