Are you beautiful?

The other day I heard the statistic that only 2% of American women think they are beautiful… ONLY 2%?! That was mind boggling to me. So much so, that I had to look it up myself and confirm it…. Sure enough, there it was, the first article on Google. The article described the many variables that may contribute to this extremely low percentage – the unrealistic images portrayed in the media was right at the top of the list. Other things discussed were the rigid standards that we have for beauty in our society. This led me to start evaluating myself and my attitude towards my own beauty. At first I thought to myself “I think look pretty… sometimes. so I guess I’m in that 2%… Yay, me!” ;) But th

Muscles are Sexy! ;)

I want to take a second and talk about women and strength training. I'm going to use myself as an example... Many women are scared to lift heavy when weight training, or are scared to lift weights at all, for fear of becoming "bulky" or "manly". So, they spend the majority of their time doing cardio. If they do attempt strength training, it's very light weight with high reps... yet they can't figure out why this isn't achieving the "toned" look they so desire. To achieve a "toned" look, you have to build muscle mass and reduce body fat. This is achieved by challenging your muscles with heavy weight, and feeding your body properly. I have been strength training for over 16 years, and I lift h

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