One of the most common and persistent myths about women and lifting is that doing it will make us bulk up. We’ve all seen the images of female bodybuilders and wondered if that’s what lifting heavy weights does to women.
Many of my clients sought me out as a personal trainer because they want to feel strong. They want to experience the mental and physical benefits of having a strong body that’s equipped to handle what life throws at them.
High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a huge trend in fitness right now. Actually, strike that. I’d venture to say it’s no longer trendy, but rather a new standard in the fitness repertory, much like endurance sports and weight lifting.
When I was a kid, my family used to say: “What’s Hilary’s is Hilary’s, and what’s mine is Hilary’s too!” because I hated to share food, yet expected everyone to share with me!!! LOLOLOLOL It was all in good fun,
I can trace my earliest memories of exercise back to the basement in my childhood home in Maine. We had (and still have!) a treadmill, exercise bike and several aerobics VHS tapes! Growing up, my mom was very conscientious about
I recently came across this pamphlet while poking through some discarded papers in my office: Needless to say, I was intrigued, especially since this week’s installment of #TwoMinuteTipTuesday over on my Facebook page was all about carbs and why they’re
This is the month of New Year’s resolutions. Many people make resolutions to lose weight with the best of intentions before January 1st, but then find it hard to follow through. One of the reasons many of us fail is
Before the holidays, I shared a story with my email list about how a conversation I had at our annual office holiday party. I was having a conversation with co-workers after we’d eaten, and it naturally evolved into a question
Whew, it’s been quite a year. It seems like every time I scroll through my Facebook feed, check out Twitter, or peruse Instagram, I see a post from someone who just can’t wait for 2016 to be over. To be