Tag:strength training
10 02, 2017

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

By | 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!

10 10, 2016

3 Major Myths About Fat Loss

By | October 10th, 2016|Debunking The Myths, Fat Loss|3 Comments

You cannot starve yourself into fat loss. You cannot cardio yourself to death for fat loss. You cannot only eat chicken breasts for the rest of your life. And that's just the start of it.

25 05, 2016

Q&A Wednesday: Squats Make Your Thighs Bigger?

By | May 25th, 2016|Q&A Wednesday|1 Comment

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.

20 01, 2016

Q&A Wednesday: I Lost the Weight, But Now I Hate How I Look!

By | January 20th, 2016|Q&A Wednesday|10 Comments

Q: I lost about 50 to 60 pounds and kept it off. Am 130 plus pounds now and severely depressed. I have extremely saggy breast as a result...

4 06, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: I’m Too Heavy to Do Squats!

By | June 4th, 2015|Exercise 101, Q&A Wednesday, Strength Training|4 Comments

Q: I'm heavy and its appears because I'm heavy I can't do squats. Please tell me how to get started...

28 03, 2015

5 Reasons Women Don’t Bulk Up in Strength Training

By | 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.

1 01, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Why Can’t I Just Do Cardio?

By | January 1st, 2015|Q&A Wednesday|23 Comments

Q: Erika, I see you always talking about lifting weights and muscle and yadda yadda... what's so wrong with just doing cardio? Lots of people do cardio, lose weight and look fine. Am I missing something?

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...

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.

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?

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?

29 10, 2012

What Should I Do About Shin Splints?

By | October 29th, 2012|Exercise 101, Running|8 Comments

What are shin splints? What causes them? How do I prevent them? How do I heal them?