Fitness Friday – Strength Training Basics for Women

Strength training is by far the most effective way to supercharge your weight loss and maximize the returns of those many hours spent on your fitness program. I loved your enthusiastic response to my post last week where I share why I believe every woman should incorporate strength training in her workout routine and am excited about the number of you who are ready to commit to strength … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Women Should Strength Train

"Nice guns lady!" Living in LA where we enjoy hot weather most of the year I get comments like this quite frequently, and always from men. Truth be told there was time I wasn't so sure I liked the attention on my biceps. I felt a little embarrassed and longed for more slender arms.  I felt a little too manly and I did not like that one bit. Those days are long gone though and that type of … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – Mastering the Push-Up in 5 Easy Steps

"I wish I could do push ups!" is something I hear all too frequently from women I meet. Many of the women I work with dream of mastering the push but they are convinced they do not have the strength. This could not be further from the truth! Push ups are a weight bearing exercise that is wonderful for strength training, and I encourage all women to get comfortable with them. Yes it's … [Read more...]