Hold on to Your Exercise “High”

Hold on to Your Exercise “High”

Everyone’s busy. Still, we make time for the gym before work in the morning, squeeze in a spin class on lunch break or go for a quick run before a dinner date””and it feels great. But having to get back to the grind quickly can rob us of ...
How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

We all want to gain fat-burning, lean muscle, but in order to do so we have to feed our muscles protein. If you don’t get enough protein from the foods you eat, your body’s ability to make new protein slows down, and it may even break dow ...
Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Sports nutrition supplements can be intimidating. With their tough, often masculine-sounding names, many women wonder if they’re OK to take and if they offer any real benefits beyond hardcore, muscle-building goals.  One example might be amino ...
Kick Stubborn Fat to the Curb

Kick Stubborn Fat to the Curb

Jiggly arms. Pudgy belly. Saggy bottom. For many women, these “problem areas” cause a lot of frustration. I’m often asked what can be done to tone up and get rid of stubborn fat once and for all. ...
Pre-Workout Supplements: Not Just for Men

Pre-Workout Supplements: Not Just for Men

There are times when life gets so busy and you’re stretched so thin, finding enough energy to exercise seems impossible. I know. I’ve been there. And the last thing I want to do is to reach for an energy drink loaded with artificial ingre ...
I’m Sick. Should I Skip My Workout?

I’m Sick. Should I Skip My Workout?

You’ve finally gotten into a groove””going to the gym every day, eating right, feeling good about your progress. Then it happens. You get sick. And as you cope with a steadily worsening cough, runny nose and sore throat, you start to batt ...