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Q&A Wednesday: Squats Make Your Thighs Bigger?

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Q: I read that doing squats can make your thighs bigger!! My thighs are the biggest part of my body, so my goal is NOT to have them bigger at all.

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The Challenges of Skipping Breakfast

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Some people CAN'T skip breakfast, because their diets leave them starving in the middle of the night.

Former ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Tell the REAL Story Behind the Show

May 23rd, 2016|2 Comments

Harper told her, 'Lie and say you were following the directive of intaking 1,500 calories — but I want you to do 800 calories or as little as you can.' People would take amphetamines, water pills, diuretics, and throw up in the bathroom.

What Impact Does Salt Have on Blood Pressure?

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Why is salt so important to altering blood pressure? What does salt do? What does it even mean to have high blood pressure? Answers inside.

Michelle vs Melania, and the Sad Way We Talk About Women’s Bodies

May 19th, 2016|7 Comments

A cartoonist pits First Lady Michelle Obama against Melania Trump, and I roll my eyes so hard that I can see the back of my skull.

Q&A Wednesday: Working Out Doesn’t Work For Me!

May 18th, 2016|8 Comments

Q: I don't see why I should work out, what's the point anymore when I know it doesn't work for me? I feel so hopeless and pointless. Help!

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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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