Strength Training

Everything you’d want to know about strength training for weight loss

22 12, 2014

Why Women DON’T Do Pull Ups, and How to Change That

By | December 22nd, 2014|Exercise 101, Strength Training|12 Comments

Oh, women can't do pull ups? Wonder why. Let's dig deeper into that.

11 11, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: They Told Me To Only Strength Train!

By | November 11th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|17 Comments

Q: I am currently going to a gym that says that you should only do strength training and not cardio...

31 10, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: I Can’t Stand My “Know-It-All” Spouse!

By | October 31st, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|9 Comments

Q: While my husband didn't seem satisfied or even very supportive unless...

24 10, 2014

5 Quick Questions from YOU, the #bgg2wlArmy!

By | October 24th, 2014|Fat Loss, Friday 5, Running, Strength Training|9 Comments

Y'all had questions, and I had answers. Lots of them. Whoooo, lots of them.

23 09, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: All About Boobs

By | September 23rd, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Running, Strength Training|77 Comments

"...How do I reduce the boobies!?"

16 09, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: Pear-Shaped Figures, Cardio, and Snacking!

By | September 16th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|6 Comments

Many thanks to everyone who waited patiently during the server outage. My apologies to those who subscribe via e-mail, who'll be receiving the Q&A a day late. :( Got some questions today about exercise, snacking and, well... weight loss. Q: What's the quickest and safest way to lose weight? This one is probably [...]

22 08, 2014

5 Reasons Why Your Squats Aren’t Working, and 5 Tips to Guarantee Success

By | August 22nd, 2014|Exercise 101, Strength Training|6 Comments

Five primary reasons why many people struggle with the process of body building - especially in a region as delicate and 'important' as... the booty.

20 08, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Reasons To Lift Heavy Things And Build Muscle

By | August 20th, 2014|Friday 5, Strength Training|24 Comments

Today's Friday 5? Why you need to have your tushy in the gym with some free weights!

12 06, 2014

Study: Cardio Beats Resistance Training In Belly Fat Battle

By | June 12th, 2014|Fat Loss, Strength Training, The "Study" Guide|18 Comments

A recent study votes in favor of cardio over strength training for belly fat loss.

5 05, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: What Do I Need For An At-Home Gym?

By | May 5th, 2014|Fat Loss, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|19 Comments

Q: I want to build a workout room... what should I put in it?

8 04, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: When Should I Start Lifting Weights?

By | April 8th, 2014|Exercise 101, Fat Loss, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|27 Comments

Q: I don’t know when to incorporate the weights. At what point in the weight loss do you start weights?

3 04, 2014

The Anatomy of Extreme Weight Loss, and the Hardest Decision I’ve Had to Make in My Journey

By | April 3rd, 2014|My Journey, Strength Training|16 Comments

A few issues that rarely are addressed when it comes to extreme natural weight loss.

17 03, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: What Does A Good Workout Schedule Look Like?

By | March 17th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|44 Comments

Q: What does a good workout schedule look like? Do I have to lift weights?

25 11, 2013

Friday 5: 5 Reasons To Get A Gym Membership (& 5 Reasons To Say No)

By | November 25th, 2013|Friday 5, Strength Training|28 Comments

"...there are totally legitimate reasons to get the gym membership, and there are reasons to just say no..."

23 08, 2013

Q&A Wednesday: Is The “Fat-Burning Zone” Real?

By | August 23rd, 2013|Fat Loss, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|9 Comments

Q: Hi Erika! Long time subscriber :) I just want to know if the notorious "fat burning zone" exists or is it merely a myth?

1 07, 2013

How To Build A Great Training Schedule

By | July 1st, 2013|Exercise 101, Fat Loss, Running, Strength Training, Tools For Weight Loss|9 Comments

What goes into creating a great running schedule? What should I consider when I make my training plan? Here, I list ten things that anyone should consider when creating or modifying a training plan.

25 06, 2013

Q&A Thursday: Underarm Flab?

By | June 25th, 2013|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|12 Comments

Q: Did you experience arm flab after your weight loss and if so, what did you do about it?

29 04, 2013

High Heels, A Pole… and Me?

By | April 29th, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Exercise 101, It's All Mental, Strength Training|63 Comments

Yes. I said it. High heels. A pole …and me.

2 10, 2012

How NOT To Train For A Race

By | October 2nd, 2012|Exercise 101, Running, Strength Training|18 Comments

One of the biggest training blunders of all time... ALL TIME! Why you can learn from my mistake.

22 09, 2011

Q&A Wednesday: Exercise Won’t Make You Thin?

By | September 22nd, 2011|Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|12 Comments

My commentary on Time magazine's 2009 article, "Why Exercise Doesn't Make You Thin."