*We interrupt your regularly scheduled “Train to Be Awesome” series to bring you some information about The Skinny Rules from Bob Harper*
Let’s start this off with a disclaimer. First, I have no problem with women wanting to look “skinny” or “slender”. I encourage women to build the body THEY want, whatever that means to them. My problem with The Skinny Rules below isn’t about the “skinny” part. It’s the fact that those rules reinforce a negative mindset, contribute to OCD eating patterns, and are unrealistic to apply long-term.
Second, this article isn’t my typical style, but after reading “the skinny rules”, I couldn’t help but sigh in utter disappointment. After all, the wave of women choosing strength over dieting has been growing, faster … Click to continue reading
Being kind and sugar-coating things doesn’t always get the point across when talking strength training, nutrition, and definitely fat loss.
So today, I’m going to be politically incorrect, because the other way isn’t getting through to some people.
It’s time for tough love.
You’ve been warned.
“I’m just not losing fat that I think I should. I’m really determined to get rid of this flab on my stomach,” she said while grabbing and pinching her waist.
“I’ve been going to the gym four times per week for over a month now. Shouldn’t I have noticed something?” she continued as I popped the top off my last PumpkinHead Ale from Shipyard Brewery.
She asked, “Nia, what am I doing … Click to continue reading
Howdy, y’all! I posted a guest article from my friend, Mike Whitfield — The Ultimate Workout Grand Finale — a while back. Apparently y’all really enjoyed his workout finishers, so I asked him to share some more. This time, they are specifically “Beautiful Badass Workout Finishers”. Sweet.
Hey, I’m Mike Whitfield and I used to be a whole lotta’ man (that’s the politically correct way of saying I used to be really, really large).
This is a big year for me, and it will be big for you, too. Ten years ago, I decided to shed some weight as I was about 300 pounds. I jumped on the New Year bandwagon, but set some long term goals to keep me going.
My goal … Click to continue reading