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8 03, 2017

Q&A Wednesday: I’m a Gym Newbie—What Do I Do First?

By | 2017-06-10T11:18:39+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Exercise 101, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|0 Comments

Q: My problem is that I am overwhelmed when I go to the gym. There is so much equipment and I don't know where to start. Any suggestions?

10 02, 2017

Q&A Wednesday: Help, I’m Losing Weight but My Booty is Shrinking!

By | 2017-06-10T11:18:41+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Booty, Exercise 101, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training, Tools For Weight Loss|0 Comments

Q: Erika, I finally figured this weight loss thing out. I'm eating clean, I'm working out, but my booty is going away!!! Nooooo!

24 07, 2015

Friday 5: 5 Common Questions About Working With Weights Answered

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:53+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Friday 5, Running, Strength Training|4 Comments

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.

14 07, 2015

The Case Against Working Out in Waist Trainers — Or Wearing Them At All

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:55+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Debunking The Myths, Stop Doing This at the Gym, Strength Training|5 Comments

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...

8 07, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Fat Loss Plan vs. Breast Reduction – How to Choose?

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:55+00:00 July 8th, 2015|#ScaleFreeBaby, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|1 Comment

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?

19 05, 2015

“Now That You’re Pregnant, Do You Feel Like You Lost That Weight For Nothing?”

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:24+00:00 May 19th, 2015|#ScaleFreeBaby, My Journey, Strength Training|8 Comments

Lots of people have snarked - lovingly, I presume - that I "lost all that weight for nothing." Today, I address that concern.

13 05, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Protecting Your Knees During Training

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:25+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday, Running, Strength Training|15 Comments

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?

28 03, 2015

5 Reasons Women Don’t Bulk Up in Strength Training

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:30+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Exercise 101, Friday 5, Strength Training|2 Comments

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.

27 03, 2015

3 Simple Tips to Help You #MakeYourMove to Post-Partum Fitness

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:30+00:00 March 27th, 2015|#ScaleFreeBaby, Exercise 101, Running, Strength Training|0 Comments

So, ever since I started talking about #babysprout, lots of people have hit me on the side asking if I have any idea what my post-delivery fitness plan is going to look like. I mean, first and foremost, the answer will be sleep! Even more...sleeping on my belly! I'm a stomach sleeper, and sleeping on [...]

20 03, 2015

5 Reasons Your Body Fat Percentage is More Important Than Your Weight

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:36+00:00 March 20th, 2015|#ScaleFreeSummer, Fat Loss, Friday 5, Strength Training|15 Comments

Why you need to be all about your body fat percentage. Like, right now. Toss the scale out the window, then come read this.

8 01, 2015

Putting All Your Faith In Fitness

By | 2017-06-10T11:21:34+00:00 January 8th, 2015|It's All Mental, Strength Training|50 Comments

You know, I get it. If I'm having a long day, I may forget to eat. That hunger hits me. I wander over to the donut table in the break room. I take the first bite... and the angels sing. The chain of events is something like this: The problem presents itself. I [...]