Low fat, high fat; low carb, high carb; Paleo, Primal, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, whole food…the list of diets and nutritional approaches is as vast as it is personal: Everyone has a reason for eating the way that they do, but not
Sitting down to write this, I realize that this blog should actually be titled “The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good about Being a Woman with Muscle,” because as a muscular woman, sometimes the Bad and Ugly seem to outweigh
I love muscles. I think they’re magical. Muscles are the key to feeling more comfortable in our skin; more in control of how our body looks; and less stressed about what we put in our mouths. Allow me to explain!
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