Fear not, ladies! I’m here to give you two days of upper body sessions that you can interject between your “project peach” workouts. These will keep your body symmetrical and strong without adding the type of bulk you may be afraid of...Read More
It turns out what you do in the gym is just training. What you can do at any time, under pressure, is your performance. These are two entirely different things.Read More
If you are a professional athlete, you no doubt have a professional team of people who work you out at the correct intervals, both on and off-season. But what about the rest of us who may participate in competitive sports and athletic endeavors on the side? …Read More
Everyone likes to bemoan “kids these days.” They sit too much, eat too much, complain too much, or stare at screens too much.
But, the truth is - it isn’t the kids that are the problem…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