Two of the most common goals when someone starts a fitness regimen are “burn fat” and “build strength.” And the most common reason for not reaching those goals: “I just don’t have time.”     I get it. LifeContinue reading

It’s been a looooong 10 years. It was just over 10 years ago that I found myself at 19 years old, overweight and unhappy with how I looked and felt.  It was at that moment in February of 2004 thatContinue reading

PLEASE NOTE:  I have started adding a “Takeaways in Two Minutes” section to the end of my articles so if you don’t have time to read the entire post, you can get the gist of it in 2 minutes orContinue reading

Last week I wrote a blog post called, “Is being really lean, is it really worth it?” In that blog post I posed that very question, and gave readers 5 things to consider when trying to answer it for themselves.Continue reading

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In part 1 of this article, I showed you 5 women (myself included) who have competed in figure and physique competitions.  They each talked about their personal experiences with achieving extremel levels of leanness.  Some were good, and some wereContinue reading

My friend Siouxsie consistently rocks a lean physique and feels good while doing it.

  Say what?!  Is being really lean really worth it?  This probably sounds like a crazy question coming from a trainer who helps clients reach their fat loss and physique goals. Before we get started, let me say that IContinue reading

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  In part 1 of this article (my most popular article to date), I discussed my struggles with body fat levels, body image, and the scrutiny that comes along with being a fitness professional. The response to that article wasContinue reading

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  OK, let’s be honest. It’s hard out here for any woman, regardless of her level of “fitness.” I was talking with my Life Coach recently, yes, I hired a Life Coach (blog post coming soon, of course), and sheContinue reading

“Molly, I am so frustrated.  I have lost a ton of weight over the last 14 months (80 lbs.) but now my body seems totally stuck. I still have some weight that I want to lose, and I am stillContinue reading

“Molly, I am so frustrated.  I have lost a ton of weight over the last 14 months (80 lbs.) but now my body seems totally stuck. I still have some weight that I want to lose, and I am stillContinue reading