Female Fat Loss

Circuit training – 3-4 exercises performed back to back in a constant rotation – is one of the best ways to exercise for female fat loss. Why? Moving quickly from exercise to exercise keeps the heart rate elevated throughout the workout. You generate a burn in your muscles and repeatedly hit…

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As a former college track athlete, she associated weight training with pain, exhaustion, and a broken body. After college, she ate and drank whatever she wanted and declared she was never exercising again. She swore she would never give up her beloved wine. Then, she fell into indoor cycling classes and…

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You just finished the Les Mills 21-Day Challenge. NOW WHAT?! You might be feeling a little lost and confused about your next steps. You don’t want to go back to the way you used to eat, but you’re not sure how to move forward. “Do I eat carbs now?  How…

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It’s the end of week 1 for our GRIT 8-week Challenge team at my gym, and that means one thing: Total panic and dread en masse about the start of the Les Mills 21-Day Nutrition Challenge, a strict Paleo nutrition plan that accompanies the GRIT program. No dairy, no grains,…

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“What’s the best protein bar?” “What’s your favorite protein bar?” “What should I look for in a protein bar?  Most of them are filled with things I can’t pronounce and have a nasty after-taste.”   If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me about protein bars, I…

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