Is Society Making You Fat?

Fat Slim

One of the women I used to train sent me an email telling me about some guy at the gym who pissed her off. Upon seeing her lifting weights, he came up to her and said,

“Why are you bench pressing? Women aren’t supposed to do that!” – Dumb guy at gym

Wow. Hearing this guy’s ignorant response obviously still infuriates me, but it also helped me realize something I’d never really thought about before:

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The Breakfast Casserole that Fights Fat

egg whites metabolism breakfast casserole

A creature of habit, I often settle into a specific food routine that doesn’t change much from day to day. Monday’s breakfast is the same as Tuesday’s breakfast, which is also the same as Wednesday’s breakfast. While consistency is a good thing, it can also become boring if you’re not careful… which can lead to unexpected splurges and bad meal decisions.

My latest bad breakfast decision quickly turned into a daily ritual, replacing my healthy breakfast of fruit and yogurt with a (delicious) Mediterranean Egg White breakfast sandwich (on a whole grain bagel) from Panera. While this breakfast sandwich is undoubtedly delicious and relatively healthy when enjoyed sparingly (say, on weekends), the sandwich quickly adds up in both dollars and calories when consumed on a DAILY basis.

So, in an attempt to kick my habit (and recognizing that fruit and yogurt simply isn’t “cutting it” for me these days), I developed a delicious and super-nutritious breakfast casserole that not only saves me money, but helps me fight fat all week long! Ladies, say hello to your new breakfast ritual...

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Why Dieting and Cardio Won’t Get You Here

Weightlifting Woman

For the most part, women avoid weightlifting and usually just stick with cardio.

Treadmills and Elliptical trainers are what we do when we want to lose weight. They just make sense to us, are really easy to use and hey...everybody else is doing it, right? But imagine if there was a way to drop weight and sculpt your body without crazy amounts of dieting and cardio.

There is nothing wrong with making cardio an integral part of your workout routine. But here are 3 important things you should know if you want a more toned sculpted body... Continue reading