monkii – The Portable Alternative to TRX Suspension System

Last summer, I went to Belize and Guatemala for three weeks with a 40 L backpack.  I was in off-season, so going to a gym every day wasn't as crucial, but I still packed my resistance bands with me.  The shorter ones didn't take up too much room, but I took the longer resistance bands … Continue reading monkii – The Portable Alternative to TRX Suspension System

Oral HCG and the HCG Diet

If you've been reading my posts for a while, you'll know that I am very skeptical of get-skinny-quick methods and fat burning supplements.  I always advocate for sustainable fat loss methods through a moderate caloric deficit because I think those will lead to long lasting, lifestyle changes with minimal harm to your metabolic or emotional … Continue reading Oral HCG and the HCG Diet

Dealing with Scale Weight Fluctuations

Daily changes in scale weight are completely normal and to be expected, even if you're not trying to lose weight. I've seen my own weight bounce around 3-5 lbs within the same day, and it depends on a lot of things: how much sleep I've gotten, how stressed out I am, if I currently have … Continue reading Dealing with Scale Weight Fluctuations

Booty Blaster Workout

All credits go to Tyler Mabrey, a NPC Bikini competitor that has the roundest, fullest glutes in the game.  She is the absolute booty queen. You read it right - 10 sets of 20 for hip thrusts, Romanian deadlifts, and leg presses.  It is killer.  My glutes were absolutely on fire, and I loved it.  … Continue reading Booty Blaster Workout

Where Did My Boobs Go?!

Boobs are comprised of glands suspended in fat.  Sounds really sexy when I put it that way, right? Because you can't choose where you lose fat, your boobs may be affected when you start dropping pounds.  It might be one of the first places you lose fat, depending on your individual fat distribution.  I was … Continue reading Where Did My Boobs Go?!