LESS Does Not Equal MORE (Calories and Metabolism)

How often have you heard you need to restrict your calories, eat less, reduce your fat intake and eliminate your carbohydrates in order to be successful at weight loss? Your body’s basal metabolic rate is an estimated amount of nutrients your body needs to perform at its current weight given a cer

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The Truth About “Fitness”

I am a 100% natural competitive female bodybuilder. I have been in the fitness industry for my entire professional life; going on 8 years now. In my experience there are many things I have come to “know” to be true about fitness. However, we all tend to “think” these truths don’t apply to

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YouTube Channel

This is just an informational post with a link to our YouTube channel.  We have a few demonstration videos that Amy Cobia has been doing.  I’m hoping to put up a daily tip on our channel on how to implement health and fitness into your life.  Really it’s about small simple steps and n

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It’s Flex Friday

It’s Flex Friday (aka) time to assess your progress.  My right bicep has always been stronger than my left but I told myself I wouldn’t worry about it until it was visually noticeable.  Well, now it is!  Oopsies!  To fix this muscle imablance I will incorporate extra isolated biceps

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Seated Face Pulls (Demo Plus Tips)

Seated face pulls using the rope attachment.  You can hear the Hubs bragging about me in the background and I don’t know how to take the sound out but I’m posting this for a follower who asked what a seated face pull is.  This is a great exercise for the traps.  Incorporate them on ba

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Flex Friday

Because on Fridays we flex, right?  I’m pretty sure we all put our best flex forward (which is completely awesome) but sometimes it may not be awesome to someone who is discouraged.  I get the most compliments on my back but guess what?  I have no secrets to share with you about how to get

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Be Realistic

I want to be uplifting for others.  I want people to say “if she can do it so can I.”  Because you absolutely can.  I’m not saying I look glorious but I have been able to find a healthy balance with food and physical health.  I also feel like I have a realistic expectation of [

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My Training Split for Building Muscle

Once your body is ready to build muscle this is my favorite way to set up my split.  There are countless ways to set up a split to accommodate your lifestyle and still experience results.  You may have a body part that needs more work.  Mine is legs so that’s why it’s getting hit twic

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Utah NGA Bodybuilding

This is a great show if you’re interested in seeing what it’s all about or if you want to go and support a friend or family member.  Link below for information on ticket purchasing. Utah NGA Bodybuilding    

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Some Thoughts from Amy

Since my Hubs had his boxing match last night we have spent most of the morning re-watching/reviewing and basically dissecting last night’s match along with his goals, dreams, aspirations, etc. This has inspired me to go over mine. I really have only taken progress photos for my benefit but th

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