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What Muscle Soreness Actually Means…

Muscle soreness is often called DOMS – delayed onset muscle soreness – and it’s common to occur 1-2 days after a training session. It typically happens most after a new workout, a new movement, a different phase of training or when a different training principle is applied. The newer you are to weight-lifting, the moreContinue reading “What Muscle Soreness Actually Means…”

How Height Affects Metabolism

If you’re under 5’3” you may or may not have heard that petite women typically have slower metabolisms than every other human out there. Of course, there are always outliers. We all know that tiny petite girl who can eat anything without gaining an ounce. But for the sake of this conversation, I’m talking aboutContinue reading “How Height Affects Metabolism”

How to Choose the Right Weight to Lift (Petite Edition)

One question that always seems to come up at the start of a client’s training program is “How do I know how much I should be lifting per exercise?” So whether you’re just getting started with weight lifting, recently getting back into it, OR you’ve been lifting for years, at some point, you probably haveContinue reading “How to Choose the Right Weight to Lift (Petite Edition)”

Carbs: A Petite’s Secret Weapon

Listen to the podcast episode here Before we can even talk about carbs, we need to talk about the metabolism of the average petite who wants to lose body fat. Our natural threshold for calories is a little smaller than that of the average human of average height. Since our maintenance is slightly less thanContinue reading “Carbs: A Petite’s Secret Weapon”

Trader Joe’s Macro-Friendly Foods

For us macro-tracking queens Trader Joe’s is like a goldmine! They have so many unique food items that you can’t quite find anywhere else. There are plenty of healthy items, but there are also plenty of not-so-macro-friendly so always be sure to read the labels! Ugh, I know… feels like a lotta work right? Don’tContinue reading “Trader Joe’s Macro-Friendly Foods”

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Hi, I’m Kierstin. Being 5’0″, I know what it’s like to experience #shortgirlprobsespecially when it comes to health & fitness. Here, you’ll find tips, tricks and solutions to empower you to live a healthy lifestyle and be proud to be petite!

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