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”

Petite Mistakes: Cheat Days

If you’ve ever given yourself a cheat day and watched your progress stalk for over a week, keep reading. You might have heard that throwing a cheat day once a week tricks your system into thinking food is plentiful and that it’s ok to burn through fat stores. And you might have heard cheat dayContinue reading “Petite Mistakes: Cheat Days”

Why Calorie Calculators SUCK for Petites

It seems odd (yet somehow believable) when calorie calculators tell short girls who are active to eat around 1000 calories per day.⁠ As a short girl myself who works out often, let me tell you why this sucks:⁠ 1000 cal is hard to adhere to It’s hard to get enough protein, carbs, or fats onContinue reading “Why Calorie Calculators SUCK for Petites”

How to Appear Taller

As of lately, I keep getting the same reoccurring question in my messages or in comments to some of my posts and the question is this… “How can I increase my height??” And the truth is, after age 20 or so, you’re not likely to grow any taller and the only way you could actuallyContinue reading “How to Appear Taller”

Best Fitness Equipment for Petites

Have you ever got on an elliptical and felt like the strides were too big?? Given a smaller stature, most fitness machines feel awkward!!! There are a lot of machines in the gym that just won’t fit you right. No matter how much you adjust the seat or the handles, some things just feel ‘off!’Continue reading “Best Fitness Equipment for Petites”