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 LET'S GET REAL. Hey it's me, Erin.I don't usually like to throw shade, but felt it was necessary to address something...   There are literally TONS of places you can buy your leggings and athletic gear from. So why buy from Glitteractive? Before starting this business I've scoured the internet and noticed some things. I call them the 7 warning signs:1. Do you have to submit a support ticket to ask a question or get a refund? If so, chances are the retailer is based in some faraway land. They don't care about your satisfaction and good luck getting your...

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Carrying around extra fat around your midsection is not just uncomfortable, it can be dangerous. Getting rid of belly fat is simple, but not easy. If it were, everyone would have a six pack and you wouldn't be reading this. Talk to experts and they'll tell you, it's not impossible. Here are the top 10 tips (according to my research) to getting a flatter tummy. Eat Soluble Fiber. It absorbs water and slows down food as it passes through your system. This makes you feel full lover, so you eat less. Find a way to add good sources of soluble...

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I have been avoiding writing this. I keep pushing it further and further down the week on my to-do list until the point where I can no longer kick the can down the road. I have been in a MAJOR funk for the past few weeks. I was still working out and being semi-functional, but last week I completely broke down. The reason for my funk could be a multitude of factors: The weather. Here in Norcal, it seems like we are in a perpetual drought. Then, all of a sudden, RAIN! Sweet, cleansing but relentless rain. And the wind....

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There's two areas that all beginning fitness enthusiasts and seasoned veterans alike tend to skip or rush through: The warm up and the cool down. We tend to want to get on with it. Get on with the workout because burning lots of calories means progress. Progress means better health or a sexier body. But the warm up and the cool down has a special place in staying healthy. Warming up allows the body to adjust its temperature gradually and limits the possibility of injury. Cooling down does the same, bringing down the heartbeat to a normal pace. We all know...

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I started my weight loss/strength/fitness journey in April of 2016. This was the first time that I've really taken it seriously and tracked my diet and stepped up my workouts from just cardio 2 days a week to full on BEASTMODE 4-6 days a week.  It's now December and I haven't reached that goal. I'm happy with what I see in the mirror, a tighter and more toned body. I wear smaller sizes but the scale hasn't budged in months. In fact, I'm only 3-5 lbs. lighter than my "usual" weight. Weight ain't nothing but a number right? Muscle weighs...

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