How to Keep Burning Fat and Toning Muscle

toned abs workout losing inchesIn previous articles, I talked about how weight lifting can burn fat, maintain muscle and allow you to systematically shape your body in a way that's safe and balanced. Proper cycling of core lifting exercises such as the bench press, box squat, and dead lift allows you to exercise your body the way it was designed to work.

The end result of proper weight lifting is a sleeker, sexy athletic look that you cannot build with dieting and cardio alone.

But that's not all.

With weightlifting, you can avoid the dreaded weight loss "plateau"...

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How a 97lb Woman (ME!) Learned to Box Squat Over 200 lbs

Who says women can’t be stronger than men?…all you need is a little confidence and the willingness to try something new

Here’s a video of me box squatting 200 pounds…over twice my bodyweight…for a warm-up set of 3 reps.

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Why Dieting and Cardio Won’t Get You Here

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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