Here’s why you can’t lose weight

I often say, You don’t know what you’re eating, until you KNOW what you’re eating. When it comes to fat loss (and weight loss in general) it truly is a mathematics (and physics) game, because the body is not designed to lose…

Stop Lying to Yourself in Order to Reach Your Goals

There is a very interesting aspect to your brain. The main job of this aspect is to protect you. To keep you nice and cozy inside of your comfort zone. Any time you think or take action outside of what’s familiar, this aspect of…

All About Your Gut

If you’ve been with me for a while, you might remember last year when I lost 13 pounds in under three weeks. In fact, it was almost exactly one year ago, and today I am celebrating the anniversary. I’ve battled depression the better…

Strength Training for Women at Home

As you may know, I’m a hugeproponent of hitting the gym for your strength workouts. I believe that you will get the best results if you have access to a variety of strength equipment, barbells and dumbbells. For example, two of the…

5 Ways to Lose Weight Easier

This one is super important if you’re trying to lose weight, so listen up friend! We believe that the first of our modern species “homo sapien” came from the first upright, two-legged version of early man called “homo erectus.” This…

Stop Sabotage. Get it Done!

One of the things that makes me just like youis that I tend to cycle between being on track in a great way, and then somehow getting very off track (by my standards). You do this too, right? Of course you do. Because most humans do. And…

Eat to Get Lean

Pretty much every time I discuss eating to improve lean muscle mass with someone they mention protein. Protein, protein, protein. Absolutely yes, protein is super important to ensure that your muscles are rebuilding efficiently from…

The Holly Perkins Strength Training Method

Over the years, I have been interviewed by all of the prominent women’s magazines, including Women’s Health, Prevention, Shape, SELF, and Fitness. As you may know, I am the go-to expert strength training for women. Recently, I was…

Taking Action But Not Seeing Results?

Each week I receive calls from women who share with me their health and fitness goals, and the struggles that keep them from reaching those goals. What’s really common for MOST many women is that they are taking action every week, but…

How to Program Your Body to Burn Fat

It is a proven fact: You will either program your body to burn fat all day long, or you will program it to store fat all day long with this one, simple action… What you eat for breakfast (or don’t eat) has the power to either turn…

How to Crush Your Workout

For years I used to show up for my workouts without any pre-planning or strategy. I would simply show up at the gym when it was convenient, and do whatever I felt like doing. I had no awareness of what I had eaten before, and no real…

The Right Fuel for Your Workouts

If you believe that the point of your workout is to burn calories, listen up! If you find yourself going to the gym (or class, or home workout) on an empty stomach because someone told you this would burn more fat, listen up! These…

Wellness in a Busy Life

When I was in my twenties, I truly believed that I wasn’t stressed. Looking back now I realize that I was in fact, very stressed out. I used to say, “But I don’t feel stressed…” I literally had no idea what the symptoms of stress…

How to Reach Your Next Level

It’s just SO easy to become complacent. Before you know it, months (or years) go by and all of sudden you find yourself in a place that you never intended. You find yourself less than your best. You find yourself telling yourself…