Posts Tagged "muscle"

Step back into fitness

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Health, Nutrition | Comments Off on Step back into fitness

Life Happens We try to avoid it but sometimes life gets in the way and we let excuses take over. A day of exercise missed turns into a week, which turns into a month and sometimes a year or more. During this time we tend to fall of the wagon of healthy eating and feel as though we have reached a point of no return. Each passing day of not exercising makes it more difficult. Without realization we begin to gain body fat, we lose all the lean muscle we have built. It isn’t until we see pictures of our self on vacation or at a family reunion that we realize we have changed, changed in a way we...

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7 Reasons Women Need to Strength Train

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Health | Comments Off on 7 Reasons Women Need to Strength Train

7 Reasons Women Need to Strength Train

The reason I use the specific words strength train instead of lift weights, exercise or do cardio is because I truly mean women need to train for strength.  According to wikepedia, strength train is: a type of physical exercise specializing in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction, which builds strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles.  Ladies, don’t give up on me just yet.  Don’t think I want you to bulk up and look like a man.  That is simply not the case as us women do not produce the amount of testosterone men do. Remember strength...

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