Heather Krause

With Fitness, Baby Steps Win the Race

When fitness gets brought up in conversation, I have heard every excuse in the book on why people aren’t healthy and will never be.  I’ve heard things like “I just like food too much”, ”I’m just big boned”, and “I don’t like salmon, so I can’t ever stick ...


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The Secrets on How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain (and Still Have Fun!)

The holidays are amongst us, and that usually means lots and lots of good food.  This also usually means a lot of guilt for those of us trying to watch what we eat.  If you are trying to lose weight, or maintain weight, enjoying a holiday treat doesn’t us ...


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How To Lose Weight Without Giving Up Alcohol

Dieting and alcohol usually do not go hand in hand.  You are either dieting and not drinking, or you are drinking and not dieting.  This can make it tough for those that are social drinkers that want to lose weight.  They are torn between sticking to thei ...


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Stress: Why It’s Stopping Your Weight-loss Goals

Nowadays, we are bombarded with diets, workouts, and supplements that all promise to be the secret to weight-loss.  If you just take this or do that, then fat will disappear, along with all your worries.  We have more “promising” solutions than ever befor ...


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The Truth About IIFYM: Is It Really Just Macros That Matter?

I’m sure that by now you have heard the diet style referred to as “flexible dieting” or “IIFYM” (If It Fits Your Macros).  The philosophy behind the diet is that the sources of the macronutrients (fat, protein and carbs) don’t matter, it’s the amount of e ...


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Bikram vs Hot Yoga, Get Your Heated Yogas Straight

Bikram, Hot Yoga.  Tomayto, Tomahto.  Or so I thought.... One of my fitness goals for this year is to do more yoga.  The health benefits range from improved flexibility (which lifting will decrease) to stress relief.  It gives you a time and place to cent ...


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To Compete Or Not To Compete

Over the last couple years, fitness competing has blown up.  The odds are that you know someone that has done a show or is prepping for one now.  In fact, its pretty likely that at some point you thought about competing.  I don’t blame you, you get to be ...


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I Just Want to “Tone Up”

When I recommend lifting heavy to women, I usually get the following responses: “I don’t want to be bulky”“I don’t want to look manly”“I just want to tone up”“I think I just need to do cardio” As a female trainer that grew up around heavy weightlifters, r ...


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