We never ate spaghetti squash when I was growing up. Or any squash, really. For years as a child, I actually didn’t believe anyone ate squash. Don’t ask me why, but I’d somehow become convinced that those bizarrely shaped, lumpy looking things in the supermarket were purely decorative. Continue reading “Spaghetti Squash 2 Ways”
The new year is in full swing and so are many of those exercise and fitness related resolutions! It’s a fun and exciting time to be a part of the gym community, especially if you’re starting a new adventure with your very first gym membership. But gyms can sometimes feel a little intimidating to navigate when you’re the new kid on the block.
Gyms are like mini communities. They often have their own subcultures and various unspoken rules when it comes to the do’s and don’ts of common courtesy and community behavior. So today, we’re going to look at four big rules of gym etiquette to ensure you’re crushing goals with confidence and making friends along the way.
I love a good protein smoothie. It’s the perfect way to start your day with an on-the-go breakfast or fuel through your afternoon as a post-workout recovery shake. I call this The Incredible Mulk. Why? Because it’s lean, it’s green and it’s bursting with superfood power. Continue reading “The Incredible Mulk Protein Smoothie”
Hey there, Fit Fam! So. This month I have a very exciting announcement for 2019. Continue reading “Becoming A Clean Juice Sponsored Athlete”
I love a good veggie burger. They can be a great source of nutrients and an easy way to sneak some plant-based protein into your diet. And believe it or not, these bad boys aren’t just for vegans and vegetarians. Everyone can benefit from a good veggie burger in their life. Continue reading “Southwest Black Bean Burger”
So, it’s 2019. You’re revved up for a new year, a new you and may even a have a few resolutions up your sleeve. Continue reading “10 Reasons for Ladies to Lift in 2019”
Proper exercise form for bicep and tricep movements is essential in any upper body training routine. It’s the key difference between making progress and wasting your time in the gym. As a nationally certified fitness instructor, I’ve seen a lot of people over the years unknowingly sabotaging their results in the gym with poor form. Continue reading “Biceps & Triceps: Are You Training With Proper Form?”
Looking for an afternoon snack to pick you up out of that midday slump? How about one that packs a hearty dose of complex carbs, healthy fats and protein but doesn’t skimp on flavor? Well, look no further, my friend. Continue reading “Peanut Buttercup Protein Bites”
Have you ever found yourself saying “I’ll start on Monday” when it comes to your diet or exercise routine? But then somehow that Monday it turns into the NEXT Monday, then the next? This kind of procrastination is often the number one silent killer of fitness progress and weight loss goals. But how can we move beyond it and into a place where we’re actually making progress and creating a lasting change? Continue reading “The Silent Killer Of Fitness Progress”
The holidays are here and I couldn’t be more excited. Every year, we spend Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve with my husband’s family up in his hometown and then Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve with my family in our current home city. It’s a wonderful time of the year filled with family, photos, and fun. And of course, between big meals on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas day, a lot of food. Continue reading “3 Salads for Your Holiday Dinner”