I’m glad people seem to want to be aware of mental illness these days, but can I tell you a secret?
I kind of hate it, too…Read More
The quick-fix side of the fitness industry gives the impression that losing double digit weight and packing on pounds of muscle is simply a matter of sweating it out for a month or two while using a few strategic products…Read More
Ladies – if you are one of these dreamers, I am about to hand you all the information you need to know to put down the dripping yoga mats for a minute and pick up some gloves! Mixed martial arts is most definitely for women of all ages, sizes, and fitness levels…Read More
If you look up “fit mom diet” on the Internet, chances are you'll be bombarded the worst diet advice on the planet. For women, you'll see calories slashed to basal metabolic levels (meaning the number of calories you burn at rest, before you even wake up and digest your first cup of coffee), or restrictive plans like green juice all day, veganism, raw, fruit-only, no-carb, fast after 6PM.
In other words, just about everything to crash your metabolism and whittle you to a weak, hungry shell of your former self...
If you follow me on Instagram (@ironbeaverfitness), you know I suffer from anxiety and panic disorder. This is something I have dealt with since childhood, but most predominantly since my mid-teens.
When I was diagnosed, there was no array of pills to choose from to alleviate the situation. This was pre-Xanax, people. Prozac had just come on the market and was not being pushed hard, especially at teenagers. I was basically given two options: sink or swim…
The truth is, to be a healthier mom, you need to make fitness an actual priority, not some far-off luxury for a mom with spare time. There is no secret fix that makes your entire life fall into place…Read More