You’re going to fail in 2019 if you don’t keep these things in mind. … More Why you will fail at your fitness goal in 2019
Not sure what to prioritize when it comes to nutrition? Start here… … More A Beginners Guide to Nutrition
Are you having problems getting through a plateau? Here’s 3 solutions to get you back on track! … More Fat Loss Plateaus.. How to get past them!
I was in the dentist office the other day and overheard a couple ladies chit chatting about a local sweet shop we have here in town. They went on about the deliciousness of the treats and even offered to go get the other one of the cookies they were hyping up, but then at the … More A few things to consider before starting ANY diet…
Cheat days get a bit of a bad rap in the fitness world. Some people say you should only have a “cheat meal,” meaning you go all out for only one meal to help keep calories down for your whole day so it doesn’t set you back too far. Others say you should have scheduled … More The Ultimate Cheat Day.. Should You Have One Too?
1. Eat in a calorie surplus: What is a calorie surplus? To gain weight your body must be consuming more calories than what it is burning over time. Just because you are drinking protein shakes everyday doesn’t mean you are automatically going to put on muscle. Scientifically, your body can’t put on any size without … More 3 Keys to Adding More Muscle
Hello blog world! Claira here, with a Part II to my previous “Women + Weight Lifting.” I hope after my last blog on women lifting weights, that I changed some of you women’s minds, or at least opened them up a bit, about whether or not to pick up the heavy stuff in the gym. If so, GREAT! If … More Women + Weight Lifting, Part II
I’ve had an amazing 2016, food wise, that is. I’ve indulged in a lot of donuts, ordered Pizza Hut at least once a week, and threw tracking my macros pretty much out the window. That MFP crap starts to get old after doing it everyday for way too long. Sometimes we need a break. I wanted to be able … More I was Fine with Gaining Weight
Hey you guys! Actually you girls… Claira here making a guest post on the blog. Since opening the gym, it’s surprising to me how many women are either too scared to lift weights in fear of the word “bulk,” or just don’t lift weights because they think they will “lose more fat by spending 30+ minutes on … More Women + Weight Lifting (from a woman’s perspective)
Counting calories seems to get a bad wrap from the majority. “It takes way too much time, I just want to eat my food, or I don’t want to have to worry about tracking it.” I hear it all the time. People always ask me what should they be eating in order to get in … More The Sacrifice of Counting Calories