Fitness

15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Women

15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Women

There’s a quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich that states: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” It’s a often posted on Pinterest boards and slapped onto cards with women in 1920s-fashion kicking up their heels in unison. But for me, this sentiment is more than encouragement to go on a girls trip and go wild; it’s a […]

What Happens to Women that go from Cardio to Weight Training

What Happens to Women that go from Cardio to Weight Training

A fitness instructor has posted a stunning transformation on Instagram, proving to her followers that lifting weights won’t make women “manly.” Rebecca Catherine Smith, who has more than 49,000 followers on the social media site, said she’d often “spend hours on cardio machines” in a bid to get rid of fat but “never saw results.” She […]

Memorial Tribute: Marthe Sundby, inspirational and heartbreaking, passes away from liver cancer

Memorial Tribute: Marthe Sundby, inspirational and heartbreaking, passes away from liver cancer

International Champion of fitness and bodybuilding, Marthe Sundby(42), chose to be open about her disease of liver cancer, died on September 12, 2017. “Marthe left a little after 8 o’clock today early. She will be very missed”, says Kim Torgersen. Sundby received a lot of support after several posts on Facebook and in an interview, where she […]

Lose Weight Knowing Your Body Type: Ectomorph, Endomorph or Mesomorph.

Lose Weight Knowing Your Body Type: Ectomorph, Endomorph or Mesomorph.

Women naturally have more fat than men, which can make fat loss a bit harder. On the other hand, losing too much fat can be detrimental to the normal functioning of the body – the body-fat ranges for optimal health are 14-30% for women and 6-25% for men, so getting too obsessed with dieting can make […]

Why Intense Exercise Can Make You Sick

Why Intense Exercise Can Make You Sick

Some students following TACFIT® programs designed for my first-responders and fighters have been contacted me about a strange phenomenon, despite their amazing physical improvement. Some have experienced flu-like symptoms about 2 weeks into the initial phase of metabolic conditioning. It’s not unusual, and I thought I should take some time out of my schedule to […]

Weight Training And Aerobics

Weight Training And Aerobics

Is it wise to practice weight training and aerobic exercise on the same day? That issue is surprisingly contentious in the sports world. Many competitive athletes, their coaches and athletic trainers have come to believe that aerobic exercise, if practiced in close proximity to strength training, reduces the ability of muscles to strengthen and grow. […]

Fitness Star Slammed for body shaming

Fitness Star Slammed for body shaming

A competitive bodybuilder shared a body-shaming photo of a fellow gym-goer, and now she’s receiving major criticism. Diana Andrews of London captioned the demeaning picture with the phrase “love handles.”An accompanying slide said, “I bet she’s ordering 🍔 🍔 🍔 for delivery.” Both remarks went out to over 17,000 followers on Instagram Stories, and many […]

China’s first female bodybuilding world championship at the 2017 Arnold Amateur championships: Mou Cong

China’s first female bodybuilding world championship at the 2017 Arnold Amateur championships: Mou Cong

Mou Cong became China’s first female bodybuilding world championship at the 2017 Arnold Amateur championships held on March 5 in Columbus, Ohio. Mou, 32, won both overall champion and championship for female contestants with height under 167 centimeters at the competition. She also became China’s first female athlete to win a membership to the International […]

Anna Watson, the strongest Cheerleader

Anna Watson, the strongest Cheerleader

Anna Watson, a junior at the University of Georgia, found comfort and success in weightlifting following a stressful period in her life and eventually found herself looking at a $75,000 modeling contract after turning her arms into those fear-injecting limbs you see above. And then, she changed her mind. Mostly because it was becoming a […]

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