Can I lift weights while pregnant?….and other questions about buns-in-the-oven and fitness

Short answer: it depends on the training level of the woman prior to pregnancy and any possible complications that may be applicable. Long answer: that's not a good question and I want to rant more about the bigger picture of making a baby in your belly and staying fit. First let's get the appeal to authority over with. I had 2 babies. This qualifies me to....wait for … [Read more...]

Recommended Resources: Starve Mode by Leigh Peele

I first heard of Leigh Peele in reverent whispers from other trainers I admired. It usually went something like "Oh Leigh? Yeah she's great. Smart, excellent resource." Yet, I hadn't heard much about her. Unlike yours truly, she doesn't smear herself all over social media. Yet, her body of work, and the respect she garners from top coaches, her clients, and other trainers is … [Read more...]

Recommended Resources: Examine.com Supplement-Goals Reference Guide

Examine.com's Supplement-Goals Reference Guide If you read anything about my blog at all, you understand that the quality of information is as important as having access to it. Access to information nowadays is running a bit rampant though. It fact too much information is starting to become the problem. Lost in our own hunt for information that will serve us well, we … [Read more...]