Changing Your Mind To Build Muscle And Strength

The women I coach almost never see the it coming. They think they’ll change their bodies by following the program I give them, and they’re right. But that only happens after they change their minds. How important are your core attitudes around food and lifting? It’s this simple: If you doubt yourself, you will not build muscle and strength (or lose weight or whatever). If you question whether you can really eat more for muscle without gaining weight, you will never eat enough. If you fear hurting yourself and thus stick with {Read More…}

Motivation Ep 9: Thinking Small to Get Stronger

Welcome! Need a mentor to rock better results with weights and clean eating? Stay up to date on blog posts and get tips I only share with my newsletter subscribers. Thanks for stopping by! In this week’s Motivation Minute, I want you to think small and look at the hidden reason you can’t get stronger. After you watch my one-minute video, check out the links below for more articles on this topic. I invite you to subscribe to my YouTube channel to get the latest uploads! Check out these articles {Read More…}

Motivation Minute Ep 8: Doing Less Work to Build Muscle

Welcome! Need a mentor to rock better results with weights and clean eating? Stay up to date on blog posts and get tips I only share with my newsletter subscribers. Thanks for stopping by! If you’re frustrated with your muscle-building progress, you may be doing too much work. Learn the two concepts that are essential to building a sculpted, lean physique in this week’s Motivation Minute. Check out the articles below to help forward your knowledge. Check out these articles to learn more about volume and recovery: Weightlifting {Read More…}

Motivation Minute Ep 7: Rewarding Yourself

Welcome! Need a mentor to rock better results with weights and clean eating? Stay up to date on blog posts and get tips I only share with my newsletter subscribers. Thanks for stopping by! Watch this week’s Motivation Minute to learn why rewarding yourself for successes really works (you might be surprised). Then check out my ideas to get started below. Remember, the reward should match the action. Also, you need to be very intentional and conscious with rewards instead of random. Use these ideas to get started! Rewards for small steps. Every small success counts. {Read More…}

Motivation Minute Ep 6: No More “Failing”

Welcome! Need a mentor to rock better results with weights and clean eating? Stay up to date on blog posts and get tips I only share with my newsletter subscribers. Thanks for coming by! Hey there! I’m back on da blog – yow! I have amassed quite the collection of strength-training and clean-eating articles in the last 5 ½ years, but I needed to hit the “reset” button, you know? Perhaps this was the break I should’ve taken while recovering from my prophylactic mastectomy. So here I am, feeling refreshed and ready {Read More…}

How Can I Stay Motivated? Q&A With Suzanne

I am loving your questions for this feature and I’ve had a lot of feedback that you love it too. So let’s keep it going! This week we’re talking mindset and veggies for training. To participate in next week’s mailbag, post your question on my Facebook page, ping me on Twitter, or just drop me a line. Q: I’m feeling down and demotivated. I just can’t seem to stick to a program long enough to see results. Advice? A: In my {Read More…}