Understanding the pure basics of exercise and how to develop more physically fit bodies!
A beginner's guide to understanding flexibility, and how to improve it step by step, begins with a basic question: what does it mean to be flexible?
Eager to get out of the house sans-Baby Sprout and get a little positive and active energy flowing through my system, I decided to take a class of some sort. Something, anything to help me get moving, but I had a few caveats: it had to be low-impact, because my knees have been feeling a [...]
Q: I was told to do cardio first, then lift weights since I don't need to tone the fat. Can I weight train, too? Can weight lifting help burn fat?
A discussion of what muscle knots are, what they aren't, and what you can do about them when you find yourself suffering from them.
Q: Is there a way for me to figure out what is “good” weight gain vs “bad”?
How do you layer for cold weather? What are your favorite cold weather pieces? In this post, I share mine!
The five questions women ask me the most regarding strength training and weight lifting, and some insight to help make you a strength training dynamo.
The wearing of a garment that presses directly on your nerves in the midst of strenuous activity leads to not only nerve damage, but muscle damage...
Q: I want to lose several breast cup sizes, but I don't know which method I want to take - breast reduction or exercise. Can you please provide any insight?
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Someone claims their magic elixir can "spot reduce" body fat, and I explain the realities of 'spot reduction' and how you can shape + sculpt the smart way.
Q: I'm heavy and its appears because I'm heavy I can't do squats. Please tell me how to get started...
Q: Hey Erika, I’ve seen people at my gym using foam rollers all over the place. What exactly is their primary function? Is it stretching?
Lots of people have snarked - lovingly, I presume - that I "lost all that weight for nothing." Today, I address that concern.
'There's actually validity to the claim that pregnancy is comparable to waist training.' True or False?
Q: can you suggest any leg strengthening exercises that won’t hurt my knees? Any suggestions (other than lose weight) on how to save/strengthen my knees?
All about how cheetahs and gazelles can teach you why breathing properly when you train is a life-or-death matter.
No, you're not going to go into the gym, lift a few fifteens, go home, and then wake up looking like Macho Man Randy Savage. And here are five reasons why.