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…

Who Are The Female Fitness “Gurus,” Really?

I’m getting my message out in a clearer fashion: No Man, No Trainer, No Money, No Dependency — Only Drive. This is true and always has been for me. The difference between me and the other female fitness “gurus” out there, is that 9/10 of them have a privileged platform that got them started. They have…

Supporting Your Fitness Habit on a Budget

As a broke single mom, I’ve struggled to stretch my budget to meet my caloric and nutritional needs as well as cover my gym membership. Some years were good, others were bad, moneywise. I’ve always had to scratch my head and figure out the best way to meet my fitness goals and at the same…