Ladies, Don’t Be Afraid of Muscle

Ladies, Don’t Be Afraid of Muscle

Many people, especially women, have misconceptions about building muscle. They think that weight training will lead to bulking up or looking like a bodybuilder. I’ve previously shared that many years ago, I was very thin with no shape. People w ...
Go Ahead, Have Some Peanut Butter

Go Ahead, Have Some Peanut Butter

Like many people, I’m a big fan of peanut butter. And so is my family. We enjoy it every day””spread on toast, as a dip for apple slices, even mixed into our protein shakes. But there’s some confusion surrounding the health benefits ...
Psssst…The Gym is Calling You

Psssst…The Gym is Calling You

So, it’s been awhile since you’ve been to a gym. Just the thought of all those machines and lean bodies can be intimidating! Where do you start? First, realize that you’re doing something positive for yourself and take that initial ...
Jump Start Your Day with a Healthy Breakfast

Jump Start Your Day with a Healthy Breakfast

You’ve heard it a million times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I can’t emphasize enough how true this is. After you’ve slept for seven to eight hours, taking in zero food or drink, your body needs the right fuel t ...
How to Pick a Protein Bar

How to Pick a Protein Bar

It’s sad but true: In our busy, everyday lives, meals sometimes get skipped.  Ideally, you should be eating something every two and a half to three hours. But when there just isn’t time to prepare a healthy meal, protein bars are a good o ...