A Husband’s View of Feminine Strength

Appears courtesy of TLB Flow LLC. A couple days ago a man came up to me and told me that I should have Lisa stop lifting weights because she is getting too strong.  I thought he was messing around because I have recently been beaming with pride as I’ve watched Lisa do heavier power and […]

Lean Legs March Challenge

Can you believe it is already here? I sure can’t. I feel like Christmas just happened 2 seconds ago. I love this time of year. The weather is starting to warm up, the trees and grass are turning green, and my shorts start to call my name from the bottom of my dresser! Soon those […]

An Easy Way to Find Your Abs

Have you ever wondered if you’re doing your ab exercises wrong or right? Well, we have lots of posts that show the best way to do ab moves, but this one shows how to determine if you’re contracting your abs properly. Did you even know there’s a “proper” way to contract? Let’s put it this way – […]

“HIIT”ting it Hard with Strong Like Susan!

You might be wondering exactly what HIIT training is and what will it do for my body? HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is cardio performed at such an intense level that your body will spend the rest of the day expending energy to recover from the ass-kicking you gave it. This means that you will […]

Why Weight Training Should Be Part of Your Weekly Routine

What would you think if I told you that you can burn fat and lose weight when you are just sitting on the couch? You’d probably think I’m crazy, right?  Most people have the idea that running and dieting are the quickest ways to lose weight.  I’m here to tell you that there is another […]

High reps vs low reps for strength

We’ve all heard it. The “high reps vs low reps” debate – basically, the question of whether to perform a high number of repetitions of an exercise or do a low number. Most of us that train on a regular basis have heard this one and have pondered the question in detail. And even if […]

Ready in 5 Weeks

Do you feel comfortable in your body? Are you confident and actually happy with yourself? Ready In 5 Weeks is about the mind and body connection; making fitness and healthy eating a regular part of daily life. It is also about the delicate balance of juggling a family and a full time job as a […]

Abs – Function over Appearance

Appears courtesy of Tina from Faith, Fitness, Fun. Six-pack abs. They are kind of like the lost city of Atlantis, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, or a winning lottery ticket. Awesome to find, but not exactly the most realistic thing to pursue. You can hear talk of having such abs […]

Are You Having A Hard Time Gaining Muscle?

Appears courtesy of Got Drive? If you are not getting the results you were expecting, consider the following: Is your calorie consumption adequate? In order to build muscle you have to consume more calories than you expend. Start at 250-300 kcal extra per day or increase your energy intake by 15%. Is your protein consumption […]