Weight-Lifting

Should women lift weights?

ABSOLUTELY!!! A common mistake among women is to overdo the cardio and avoid the weights in fear of "bulking up" This is ironic because weight training is the best form of exercise that will create that "toned & defined" look that so many women are seeking! The main reason that women won't bulk up is the hormone, testosterone- women produce 1/20th the level of men. Weight training not only creates that desired toned & firm look, the lean … [Read More...]

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Progress not Perfection

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Progress not Perfection

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Exercise & Nutrition Facts

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Choosing the Right Exercise Program

Once we’ve accepted that daily exercise is a necessity for our lives the questions arises, “What is the best exercise program?” The choices are plentiful, and, … [Read More...]

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The myths of lifting weights

Ignore the following myths about strength training… Myth: “It will bulk me up” Fact: If a person engages in a program designed to build fitness, definition, … [Read More...]

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What’s a calorie really worth?

Greetings everyone, There is a lot of confusion around the importance of healthy nutrition & how it applies to exercise. So this week’s topic for … [Read More...]

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Nichole’s Favorite Recipes

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Yummy Deviled Egg Recipe!

Tiss the season for deviled eggs! YUM! Eggs may have a bad reputation for their fat and cholesterol content, but not all of the fats in eggs are “bad.” Eggs provide heart-healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, also known as MUFAs and PUFAs. Because eggs provide both helpful and potentially harmful fats, they can be included […]

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Purple Sweet Potato Pie

Healthy Purple Sweet Potato Pie with Almond Crust – no added sugar and gluten free! This recipe made enough to fill a 9″ pie pan and a small ramekin, so you can probably cut back the recipe to 2/3 for just the 9″ pie pan. What you see below is the full recipe. For the […]

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