We want, and deserve, results from our hard work.
When we go to the gym consistently, get stronger, and eat well, we want to see the results immediately.
And quick results isn’t enough; we want to reach our main goal as soon as possible.
“How quickly can I go from where I am to where I want to be?” we ask.
It’s a valid question and one we all ask whether we’re trying to lose fat, buy a house, finish school, get out of debt, or break free from binge eating. We want to go from Point A to Point B in the shortest time possible.
But, and this is really the important part . . .
The journey is the destination.
“Are we there yet?” Yes, … Click to continue reading
I’ve had the privilege over the past few years to watch, and be part of, a revolution in the world of women’s fitness. And the best part - it’s only getting stronger and gaining more momentum.
More and more women are saying . . .
NO to restrictive dieting
NO to relying on a number on the scale to determine their self-worth
NO to grueling workouts that leave them exhausted
NO to the “eat very little” and “work out ’til you drop” mentality
NO to obsessive eating habits
NO to body image shaming
And instead they are saying . . .
YES to eating satisfying, delicious meals
YES to getting stronger, both physically and mentally
YES to highlighting their own individual strengths and abilities
YES to being empowered
YES to enjoying a wide variety … Click to continue reading
Working out, eating well, and ultimately building the body you want should enhance and improve your life, not define and rule it.
That’s a hard lesson I learned many years ago.
My life revolved around rigid nutrition rules (similar to things like “The Skinny Rules“) or diets and I would never skip a meal or workout under any circumstances. I’d miss family gatherings, parties, and other events if they interfered with my workout schedule or meal plan.
I was “hardcore” when it came to eating and training.
I was also miserable most of the time.
Not only was I sacrificing things in my life that truly mattered — spending time with family and loved ones — but I eventually developed some severe disordered eating habits … Click to continue reading