How Do You Define Strong?

  Merriam-Webster defines strong as “having or marked by great physical power”. Urban Dictionary defines strong as “someone who comes off as confident”. And defines strong as “able to withstand great force or pressure”.   I’d like to add my own definition… I think “strong” means you keep going… …when someone says you can’t […]

Safely Strengthen Your Core

On a weekly basis at least, I encounter ladies with back pain. We’ve all had it from time-to-time but some certainly seem to deal with it more than others. If you suffer from back pain, chances are you’ve been told that you need to strengthen your core. Studies into the causes of back pain have […]

Is it Healthy to be Competitive?


Being competitive is a tricky subject. We receive many conflicting messages on competition and whether it’s a good thing. For example: If women are competitive with each other, they’re called catty. If all the kids at the race are given a green participation ribbon, some say this makes society weak and celebrates the mediocre. We […]

My Top 10 Favorite Exercises for a Tough Workout

  A solid Boot Camp workout is the best bang for your buck when looking for a sweaty mix of strength and cardio. The exercises that can be incorporated into a Boot Camp are endless, but these are my top 10 favorite exercises for a tough workout.   Squat with Overhead Press Feet hip width […]

Getting a Great Workout When You Have No Time to Workout

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No time to workout? Nonsense! There’s no such thing. Even the busiest of ladies can spare time to workout. Really, it all boils down to motivation and priorities. If you do not have much time to workout, there are actually plenty of options for you to do from short bursts of high intensity exercise to […]