Aesthetic-Based Training For Women: Progressive Resistance + Intensity Is What Matters Most

This is part 1 of a 3-part series that will be unraveling over the next week.

In part 1, we’re covering resistance training. I’ll cover why it’s the fundamental key to changing your shape in the quickest manner possible and why I feel it’s superior to any other form of exercise.

In part 2, I’ll be covering why diet can/should be secondary to training, but only when the training it’s done correctly.

In part 3, I’ll be covering the mindset and motivation aspects of creating the physique changes you want. We’ll also cover how they might make or break your efforts. Read More

Training For Women: [reader question] What are the best exercises to lose belly fat?

What are the best exercises to lose belly fat?

Main points:

Idea #1: Training shouldn’t, and doesn’t have to be gender-specific.

Idea #2: Training frequency can determine intensity.

Idea #3: I like to make training program with limbs as the primary focus, and core the secondary. Note: this doesn’t mean you must train this way all the time.

Final idea: Exercises alone do not burn belly fat — it’s a combination of a fat loss diet, and a sound training program.

— other resources from the video:

Low carbs and fat loss

How to train properly for fat loss

Why you can’t spot reduce fat


If You Want To Lose Fat, and Keep It Off, Don’t Fall For The Low-Carb Trap

Low carb diets have their place in the world. Especially ketogenic diets for those with major health issues (think epilepsy and various neurological issues). But for fat loss? They work, but may not be entirely ideal, and we’ll get to covering that in a bit.

However, before you go any further, I want to you to ask yourself this:

“are you particularly afraid of one macronutrient over another?”

I don’t mean afraid, as if it might make you sick or kill you, but in the back of your mind… do you find yourself worrying that overconsumption of it might make you pack on the fat? Or maybe you worry that eating a certain food won’t help you lose fat? Read More

How To Train Properly For Fat Loss



In today’s video and podcast, I give you what I feel are the best methods to use when training for fat loss.

I particularly like metabolic training and even bodybuilding style training over pure strength-focused programs for many reasons.

I’m also big on limiting cardio to get the most out of your training and recovery.