Not completely satisfied with the way you look and feel? Here you will find tons of healthy lifestyle hacks and tips that’ll help you look and feel fabulous, both inside and out.

What It Means to Have a Pear-Shaped Body

With so many women seeking to tame their apple shapes these days it's easy to forget about those struggling with the reverse body issue: The pear shape. Have you ever been told you have a pear-shaped body? Do you know what that actually means? What…

Black Hair vs. Health: Do We Sacrifice Our Health for Our Hair?

I've been training and providing consultations to hundreds of black women for well over 15 years and about 80% of them have, at some point, used hair-related excuses for rescheduling or even canceling their sessions. Ironically enough, those…

How to Cardio Sculpt a Great Butt

I've been an avid exercise enthusiast for nearly 20 years yet I remain challenged when it comes to finding the most effective ways to control the size of one particular body part: My butt. As a lover of distance running it's quite difficult,…

Three Effective Ways to Slim and Tone Your Inner Thighs with Dumbbells

When it comes to slimming the inner thighs and burning fat in this area many people think about those inner and outer thigh machines at the gym. Contrary to popular belief, there's no way to spot reduce inner thigh fat. However, you can perform…

Six Effective Ways to Tone Your Arms

Oftentimes people ask me, "How do I get rid of this?", pointing to the backs of their arms. Some people even jiggle their arms for me or wiggle them, in order to emphasize the point. Check out this clip in which I show you six great exercises…

How to Tone Your Thighs with Dumbbells

There are many resistance training exercises you can perform to give your thighs a sleek and shapely appearance. Dumbbells are great for working the thighs and other muscles of the lower body as they are relatively cheap and pretty easy to use.…

How to Tame an Apple-Shaped Body

Do you have an apple-shaped body? Apple-shaped bodies tend to store fat in the midsection or abdominal area (belly fat). If you in fact have an apple shape, gaining any little amount of weight can cause your waistline to expand out of control,…

How to Reduce the Appearance of a Pear Shape

Women with pear shapes tend to carry excess weight in the lower body. Excess body fat can make the pear shape look highly exaggerated but a lack of muscle tone makes it look a lot worse. In order to reduce the appearance of a pear shape…

Three Simple Exercises that Reduce Underarm Flab

Are you trying to firm up that underarm flab? You know the excess fat that's typically housed in and around the armpit and chest area? Check out this clip for some great exercises that effectively sculpt the muscles of your chest and under the…

The Best Exercise Equipment for Toning Your Hips

When it comes to toning your hips you'll need to choose resistance equipment that allows you to work all the major muscle groups in this area. These muscle groups include the glutes (buttocks), quadriceps, and hamstrings in addition to the…

Is Your Girdle Doing More Harm than Good?

For centuries girdles, body shapers, and other shapewear have been mass-produced to meet the needs of women wishing to easily and effortless achieve the coveted hourglass figure. But, for the first time ever these apparatuses are being touted…

Dieting's Done, Now Leave That Fat Behind For Good

Have you achieved a significant weight loss goal through dieting? If so, congratulations! So, now that you've lost the weight, how do you intend on keeping it off? Have you developed a long-term weight maintenance strategy? Thinking of keeping…

The Ideal Elliptical Stride for Working the Glutes

The elliptical trainer is an excellent low impact alternative to the treadmill in that you can get in a great full body workout without placing undo stress on your joints. Most elliptical trainers allow you to adjust the cross ramp angle to…

How to Get a Bigger Butt Using a Treadmill

The treadmill offers a great form of cardiovascular (cardio) exercise but it also has various settings and modes that allow you to really tone and tighten your lower body, especially your butt. Check out this clip for three treadmill exercises…

The Best Types of Cardio Equipment for Women

As a woman you can experience significant health benefits from exercise training regardless of the type of exercise equipment you select. It all comes down to your access to equipment, personal preferences, and lifestyle. Cardio exercise equipment…

How to Build Strong, Lean Legs and a Shapely Butt

Most women want a toned, well-sculpted lower half with a shapely butt and strong legs that are lean but not bulky. To sculpt your body this way, you'll have to perform targeted resistance exercises for all the lower-body muscles. Since,…
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Stop Calling Me Skinny!

Have you recently experienced a dramatic weight loss and now sense that people are treating you differently? Are you suddenly hearing things like you're "getting too skinny" or you "look sick"? If the answer to either of these questions is…

Building a Sculpted Lower Body with Weight Training

Having a solid resistance (weight) training routine is critical for weight loss, long-term weight management, and optimal health. Regularly performing a combination of both upper and lower body exercises is also crucial, the latter of which…

Building a Sculpted Upper Body with Weight Training

Having a solid resistance (weight) training routine is critical for weight loss, long-term weight management, and overall good health. Regularly performing a combination of both upper and lower body exercises is also crucial, the former of…