About fitbabe

Deanna Harder is a college-certified, highly knowledgeable personal trainer, with over 20 years of experience. In addition to running her own business in Edmonton, she has competed in 6 figure competitions, and is always ready for a new challenge. Fitness Leadership Diploma, CSEP-CPT (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology-Certified Personal Trainer)

Ask a Trainer: What am I Doing Wrong?

zzzzzzzz lift and bitch 033Dear Fitbabe
I feel like I am doing everything right, and I am still NOT losing weight. I am getting really frustrated with the slow results. Is there anything you can suggest that may help me progress? I am ready to quit and stay fat forever!

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Ask a Trainer: Is Working Out Damaging My Joints?

zzzzzzzz lift and bitch 033Hi Deanna, Why am I getting calcium or bony build up in my fingers from working out (I am a yoga instructor)? Does this occur in other forms of training? Is it a problem? My doctors are not being helpful; meanwhile, my fingers are increasingly painful. From Yogababe

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ASK A TRAINER: “How Do I Get Rid of Belly Fat?”

zzzzzzzz lift and bitch 033Fitbabe here, answering a question I get asked daily: Is there really a way to get rid of belly fat?

If you think that belly fat is just an issue for people who are overweight, think again — even people who are at a healthy weight and exercise regularly can have it. There’s no such thing as a “perfect” body, so what’s the big deal if your stomach isn’t flat? Well, it goes beyond mere aesthetics.

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