31May
By: Neghar On: May 31, 2017 In: cardio, Featured Posts, Fitness, Metabolic, Mindfulness, Mindset Comments: 1

I have a meathead confession to make: Contrary to popular opinion in the strength world, I actually LOVE cardio. I know it’s really en vogue to hate on cardio in favor of lifting weights, but I just don’t care. I like to sweat. I like to feel my lungs...

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10Mar
By: Neghar On: March 10, 2015 In: Be Happy, cardio, fat loss, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, Mindset Comments: 2

I’ll never forget a parenting moment I witnessed last year after finishing a morning of paddleboarding in the Marina. As I was walking up to wash off my board, a woman walks up with her young daughter. She looked a bit younger than Isaac’s (8-ish) and was visibly full of enthusiasm...

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10Jan
By: Neghar On: January 10, 2015 In: cardio, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic Comments: 22

To Cardio or Not to Cardio…that is the question. (At least in the fat loss world, anyway.) Professionally, my opinion is that cardio can be a great addition to a balanced exercise regimen, if it’s something that you thoroughly enjoy. It’s not by any means useless or ineffective, as...

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13Nov
By: Neghar On: November 13, 2014 In: cardio, fat loss, Fitness, Metabolic, quickie Comments: 1

Get ready to get sweaty! This Tabata (20 sec on/10 sec off) workout incorporates two upper body movements–which means it’s the perfect post-leg-day sweat sesh or perhaps when you’re nursing (and resting) a lower body injury. While your upper body will be the primary mover, you’re entire body will be involved,...

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28Jul
By: Neghar On: July 28, 2014 In: Be Happy, cardio, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, Yoga Comments: 63

A day doesn’t go by where I’m not asked advice on something fitness or nutrition related, and I happily oblige because I am passionate about empowering women through strength. Women everywhere want to invest more in themselves, improve their physiques, and create sustainable eating and exercise habits. Essentially, they want to...

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17Nov
By: Neghar On: November 17, 2012 In: cardio, fat loss, Fitness Comments: 30

I sort of hate cardio. I don’t hate many things (except for ketchup and people blowing their noses at the table), so to sort of hate cardio is saying a lot. But you guys know this already. Lifting heavy stuff is my thang. To be honest, I prefer lifting...

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25Nov
By: Neghar On: November 25, 2011 In: cardio, Family, Mindset Comments: 8

For the first time in 6 years I’ve made the cross country pilgrimage to California to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my family. Eight hours of travel with a precocious 5 year old proved to be surprisingly peaceful, despite the obvious. The thought of coming home, to the land...

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