This time last year I was almost half way through dieting for a bodybuilding contest.That's right. As embarrassing as it is, I have been on stage, in a pair of glorified speedos, posing for a table full of judges.You can call it a freak show, you can call it a bikini contest or you can call it pure vanity. I admit, I make fun of these competitions too.I decided to compete last … [Read more...] about How to Shed Body Fat
I came across a very interesting article the other day. I've been wrestling with it's suggestions for a while now and am still not sure whether or not I agree with any of them.Take a look below and let me know what you think...but please keep in mind that this article is full of personal beliefs from the author and is not to be confused with my beliefs or with scientific … [Read more...] about Give up on fighting fat?
Finally, after what seems like years of me begging, my friend John Barban has finally started a blog.John has a wealth of experience when it comes to sports conditioning and fat loss. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a varsity strength coach, has his masters degree in nutritional science and human physiology and is one of the authors of grrlathlete's fat … [Read more...] about The Women’s Workout Blog
For the longest time I believed that if you dieted to strictly your metabolism would slow to a crawl. This was Bodybuilding dieting gospel.Skip breakfast? Now you've slowed your metabolism down for the entire day. No way you’re burning any fat now!Turns out, your metabolism is not that complicated. The idea that you have to keep your metabolic furnace stoked with food is a … [Read more...] about Metabolism Myths
Last week I wrote about the importance of these next several weeks -The time between Halloween and New Year's. These weeks can make or break any physique.I also asked you to throw out your Halloween candy. If you haven't done it yet, go do it now! (They're two weeks old now, it's time for them to GO)Now its time to cover the next key to making these ultra-important weeks your … [Read more...] about 3 Great Tips from CB