Updated: Why You Need to Log Calories

Some personal trainers and “health gurus” don’t believe in logging calories. Instead, they say “eat when you’re hungry.” I don’t agree with that. I know from experience that eating below or too far above the amount of calories your body requires (for muscle gain, fat loss, or maintenance) can sabotage any prospect of reaching your…

15 Minute Home Workout

If you have 15 minutes, you have time to burn some serious calories. Don’t forget the plyos — the key ingredient.   SylviaMEET SYLVIA PETRO — THE BROKE, FIT SINGLE MOM: As an athlete of over 15 years, and a broke single mom for most of that time, I created this site to aid not only…

Healthy Fats

Many people shy away from all fats when they are trying to be healthy and/or get lean. The truth is, not all fats are created equal: There are saturated fats and unsaturated fats. Some fats are essential and others are not. The source of the fat, the amount you ingest, and if it’s processed or…