Once upon a time women were told that they shouldn't lift weights because it would make them look like men and thus be undesirable. They wouldn't want to be bulky, and they could get hurt. More "feminine" exercise was encouraged and anything that looked like "strength" training was il-advised. Aren't you glad we don't live … Continue reading Women and Weights- Part 1.
I'll start by answering that question with another question- what is your goal? That is my answer for several questions that I get asked on a frequent basis. To me it seems like that would be a logical response, but often I'm met with a look of confusion. As a trainer I would define a … Continue reading What Makes A Good Workout?
Working in the fitness industry is a rather polarizing endeavor. I've written about this a bit before, but lately I've found I'm having a hard time just "being ok" with it. I've said before I'm not for everyone. I'm cool with it. Women are one of the most highly advertised to demographics, and while we … Continue reading Thoughts from a frustrated fitness professional/ A little personal history.
Working in the fitness arena, there can be incredible singularly focused and dogmatic approaches to working out. Some people believe in one method only, and THAT is what you must do. I had some of those beliefs when I initially started this journey, and for me it had more to do with not knowing any … Continue reading Seasonal Fitness