Blogs about Women's Fitness

Exercise During Pregnancy Boosts a Newborn Baby’s Brain Capacity for Life: University of Montreal Study

Exercising during pregnancy changes the fetal brain in ways that may boost a newborn’s brain functioning for life, new Canadian research suggests.

Health Benefits of Coffee For Woman

A Woman’s Value (No matter her age!)

From the time we are young girls, we are taught that our looks determine our worth. If you are lucky, you learn early on that this is simply not true. Unfortunately, I have found that many of us suffer from equating our worth with our looks well into our golden years - which to me, is really, really sad.

Menopause And The Stigma: Overcoming The Misconceptions

One of my friends said the other day, “I don’t want people to know that I am in menopause. They treat you differently and secretly roll their eyes. You know the one, it just makes you feel bad about yourself.”Menopause And The StigmaThis surprised me. I look at menopause as a natural occurrence in life, just like starting your period when you begin puberty. But now that I think about it…menopause is a whole different beast.

Can Muscle Building And Fat Loss happen Simultaneously?

 Most of the women are under the impression that any type of weight training exercise will bulk them up - adding too much muscle to be attractive. In fact, the opposite is true. Muscle building for fat loss is possible, and adding muscle will, in fact, help your body to burn fat more quickly. Adding muscle to your frame helps you to secure a lean, toned appearance. You'll be stronger, and more flexible. 

Why you need a coach

It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and no one complained at all.

Should women exercise differently than men?

There’ve been a few times (maybe more) when I’ve been shown up by a woman in the weight room.   Rather than being embarrassed by this, this inspires me to work harder because let’s face it, most men don’t like losing to a woman.More and more women of today are mixing it up with the men in the weight room and are stepping away from the cardio machines. They’re also being celebrated for their athletic achievements on and off the field and not just for the way they look.   

Clear the Clutter In Your Life

Clear the Clutter in your life and get clarity on what you want right now. Menopause can drag you down, but it does not have to be that way! That's why I created the free Clear the Clutter Worksheet for women just like you.

Debbie's Journey #011517

Hi Everyone!  It's been a long time since I have wrote on the blog. But, I am back and excited to share some great news! Debbie and I are starting her journey into fitness and wellness. Her goal is to lose weight and begin to exercise. I will be providing the personal training in her journey. Debbie will be using the Shaklee 180 Weight Loss program. We will be following her journey and posting blogs and videos. So stay tuned. Debbie will be posting here as well. You are more than welcome to join us on this journey!