Lift Heavy, Ladies

  The phrase I hear most from women is “I want to get toned, but I don’t want to bulk up.”  You may have heard this a million times, but I’m going to confirm it once again… looking like a bodybuilder is practically impossible for the average woman who lifts weights and eats well.  Without an […]

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Below the Stairs: Visiting Maymont Mansion

It’s not often that I get to be a tourist.  Even when we’re on tour, our schedule is so tight that we never get much time to explore.  Last weekend, during a personal trip to Richmond, I woke up feeling inspired.  I checked Trip Advisor and the thing to do in Richmond is tour Maymont. […]

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Simple Summer Pasta

Lunch is always a quick-fix for me.  I’m usually keeping busy during the day, so I don’t have much prep time, nor do I want to spend time cooking.  I’ll spend maybe one day cooking then just pair up a protein with some carbs (veggies, fruit and/or starch).  A brand new Aldi just opened near […]

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Extreme Workouts: Crossfit’s Health Hazards

Extreme Fitness

I used to do extreme workouts and I have a bad shoulder because of it. I’d work until fatigue, lose my form, and end up with overuse injuries. Stick to basics… interval cardio and strength training sessions. Lift heavy, with good form, and REST in between sets. Check out the article: CrossFit’s health hazards:From detached […]

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