Happy New Year, readers! I asked a bunch of my fit friends what they wish they knew when they were just beginning to embark on their road to a healthier lifestyle. All of our answers were pretty similar, and with their help I've compiled this list of tips and tricks to get your fitness journey… Continue reading What We Wish We Knew
My New Years Resolution- not what you’d expect!
Does this sound familiar? You go balls to the wall eating all of the #health and morphing yourself in the gym into a beautiful, muscular butterfly only to destroy your hard work in one week after you decide to "treat yourself". One look in the mirror and YIKES you're back to where you started! So… Continue reading Fit to Fat and Back Again… And Again… And Again.
"You are the average of the five people you surround yourself with." - Jim Rohn If that quote is true, it explains my incessant desire for a nap and the need to be praised with food... because two out of the five people are actually a small cat and a giant dog. But what if… Continue reading I Ain’t No Follow Back Girl
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you only do it when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses- only results." - Ken Blanchard I used to be one of those annoying people who would check-in to the gym on Facebook at 5am with some… Continue reading Priorities and Choices
Long time no talk, frandsss! This is just going to just be a little ramble-y bit (again) about the scale and why it's a mindfuck and a half to weigh yourself every day... like I do... for no reason. One of the rules I never touched on from the whole30 is that you can NOT… Continue reading Slave 4 U
While I think it's great that the general population has started to care about heath and nutrition and exercise, I must give my two cents- would you expect anything different from me? It's almost as if the popularity of documentaries such as "Vegucated", "What the Health", "Sugar Coated" and "Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead" have… Continue reading Trendy Diets
There are a laundry list of things I could go on and on about, some of them I have even covered in a previous blog (see Smart Shopping). Here are some Whole30 specific tips I have found helpful during my last round, and the list will grow as I get deeper into the remaining 27… Continue reading Whole30 Tips
Motivation. Can't buy that shit on Amazon. You may think that some people have it, and some people don't. Fake news. Motivation is inside everyone, it just comes out stronger when you channel it toward something you are passionate about. Keeping with the fitness trend, here are some tips to get your ass off the… Continue reading Motivation
Going to the gym can be pretty intimidating, especially for the first few times. Surrounded by equipment you don't know how to use, and you're fully convinced everyone is staring at you. You're surrounded by equipment you don't know how to use and the members seem, well, intense. Your "newbie" is showing as you walk… Continue reading Gymtimidation