The Benefits of Muscle-Building for Women

In the lusty 1999 comedy-drama flick, Hustlers, Jennifer Lopez’s character, Ramona, teaches newcomer Destiny (played by Constance Wu) her incredible pole dancing moves. As Lopez (who dominated that role btw) shows off her top moves – “the martini”, “the tabletop” and “climb” – awe-struck Destiny says, “I can’t do that. I don’t have the muscles to do this.”  Ramona shuts …

The Power of Rest: Your Most Underrated Tool for Fitness Success

Rest days is something most elite athletes look forward to and plan for. Oddly enough, the average, recreational athlete like you and me, will overlook rest days in their strength and fitness regimen. As I tell my 1:1 BarbellSTRONG Coaching (BSC) ladies – Rest days are just as important as the workout day. It’s programmed intentionally to allow your body …