Started this big adventure (and this blog) in 2010.
To see first post, search for “Tammy’s Big Adventure”. The date was June 16, 2010.
How to Choose the Right Lifting Program
Watch to learn how to tell if your lifting program is the best workout for you RIGHT NOW. And learn how and when to adjust your weight training program over time.
New Lifter? 3 Things Beginners NEED TO KNOW
Search for “strength training for women” and you’ll get overwhelmed with info quickly! Don’t over think it! Here’s what beginners need to focus on when they want to start lifting weights.
7 Insider Secrets to Fail-Proof Willpower
Have you noticed that it’s REALLY hard to resist tempting foods sometimes, but not at other times? Why is that? Science has shown that willpower can be strengthened! Learn how!
Optimize Fat-loss with Refeeds and Diet Breaks!
Cheat meal? Cheat Day? Refeed? Diet Break? What’s the difference? In this post, I break it down and help you decide what is the best tool for YOU to use.
Navigate the Clock Change Like a Boss!
Spring ahead and lose an hour of sleep!? Ugh – I can be “off” for days! Here are 3 tips to make this time change go smoothly.
Protein: How Much and Why?
Whether you’re an omnivore or strictly plant-based with your food choices, you need protein. And maybe more than you’re eating now. Learn how to figure out how much you should have each day.
Tuna & Broccoli Salad with Honey Vinaigrette
Check out this recipe from the new “Busy But Thriving” eCookbook available now!
7 Tips to Find Time to Workout
We all know it’s important to exercise, but carving out that time can be the most immediate obstacle. Here are 7 tips to help you do it!
9 Foods that Fight Stress
If you’ve been feeling more stressed out than usual lately, it’s important to know which foods will help you to deal with feelings of stress and anxiety. Includes Breakfast Salad Bowl recipe!
11 Ways to Practice Mindfulness Without Meditating
While meditation may be the most effective way to achieve mindfulness, there are other options you can try.
15 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster
Take too long to fall asleep? Trouble staying asleep? Here are 15 natural ways to fall asleep quicker.
Are You Stretching Wrong?
You’re stretching, which is so important for us at any age, but are you doing it correctly?
6 Steps To A Healthier Life
Not sure where to start? Start here. Practical, common-sense steps with links to more info if you want to dig a little deeper.
My favorites shared in August on Facebook. Save and share any that motivate you!
A Perfectly Simple and Effective Home Gym
You don’t need to have a lot of equipment to get yourself set up at home to workout effectively. And it can be done without spending a fortune. Includes suggested exercises.
10 Easy Ways to Reach Fitness Goals When Crazy Busy
It doesn’t have to be an emergency, but just a perfect storm of little things that pile up that can wreck your schedule for a week.
Here are 10 tips to help you stick with your program when your weekly plans go sideways!
How Much Water Should We Drink Each Day?
The minimum amount of water we should be drinking each day can be found with a simple calculation.
How to Start Lifting
“What is the best way to start lifting?” is a common question I get from the women in my Facebook groups. Searching online feels like drinking from a firehose. And a novice should not download an advanced program and jump right in. So what could she do instead?
We all look up at the same moon, enjoy the warmth of the same sun, and we’ll all remember May 2019 as a challenging month. I pray that you have a few blessings mixed in with the lessons. Please use any of these quote images that inspire you.
8 Simple Ways to Reset a Gym Habit
If you’ve had to stop working out for a period of time, it’s hard to get going again. It’s one thing to know WHAT to do when you go back to the gym but making yourself do it? Well, that’s a whole different battle, isn’t it? I’m sharing 8 simple ways to help you reset your gym habit.
How to Get Back to Lifting After a Break
If you’re a lifter and had to take time off due to illness, injury, life changes, or because a global pandemic shut down your gym, you’ll need to start back with a plan. Yes, you may have lost a little strength, but it will come back. Here are 7 tips on how to...