I offer two article links today for the ladies out there. The author, Cassie Smith, absolutely nails it in my humble opinion. I’ve heard so many women that I know or have come into contact with say these exact things. It’s time to move beyond the myths and beyond the verbiage being slung at you by fitness advertisements and magazines.

Four Reasons the word “toned” needs to die.

Women and Weights, 8 myths debunked.

If you need any further motivation, look no further than Staci aka Spezzy over at NerdFitness.com, I read that article when it first came out: Mind blown. Make sure to read the follow-up article, here.

Don’t let others tell you or shame you into how you should look.

Keep moving forward.

Be strong for you.

Be Strong 4 Family.