What to Give Up in Order to Find Success

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Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us, they know exactly how it should be done. I saw this on Instagram a couple weeks ago and wrote it down in the "Thoughts" section of my journal. You know, the journal that logs my lifting PRs, my conditioning … [Read more...]

Doughnuts and Deadlifts Athlete, Kristen Pope, Talks Training, Food, Overcoming Injury, and More

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Team Strong Figure Ambassador and Doughnuts and Deadlifts Sponsored Athlete, April Harper, contacted fellow Doughnuts and Deadlifts Athlete Kristin Pope for a Strong Figure Athlete Interview. How does it feel to be an inspiring and motivating athlete for fellow lifters, strong … [Read more...]

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

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Protein : Protein breaks down into amino acids, the building blocks of your entire body. Protein is the most essential macronutrient for those who lead an active lifestyle because of the crucial role it plays in muscular growth (hypertrophy) and muscular repair. It’s essential … [Read more...]

Food Prep for Macro Counters

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In my 12+ year quest for the ultimate nutrition plan, I realized... there is no set "ultimate" nutrition plan that works for everyone. Some people really enjoy ketogenic diets, some love Paleo nutrition, some advocate for the Zone block program, and some--like me--really … [Read more...]

How Eating the Right Foods at the Right Time Promotes Fat Loss

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How eating the right foods at the right time will promote fat loss, muscle gain, and better workout recovery Last week I wrote about eating fat to lose fat and the article was a hit. So this week, I'm expanding on the concept. If you missed last week's post, make sure you either … [Read more...]