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How to Begin Prioritizing Fitness (When You Don’t Have Time)

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Have you ever found yourself wanting to make strides in your diet, exercise or weight loss routine but feeling like you just never have the time? Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or just make some changes to improve your day-to-day quality of living, time management to juggle like and incorporate fitness is a big obstacle that we all (myself included) face on a daily basis.

Do you ever find yourself wondering: “How do other people do it??” You know, not just any people. “Those people.” The ones who appear to have a million things going on in life but still somehow seem to be finding extra hours in the day to meal prep, eat their veggies, drink their water and squeeze in exercise between work, family, errands and all other craziness throughout the week. Continue reading “How to Begin Prioritizing Fitness (When You Don’t Have Time)”

Lifestyle, Nutrition

5 Protein-Packed Guiltless Pleasures

As a comfort eater, nutrition has always been a challenge for me. Striving to fuel my body with the right nutrients while keeping my inner fat kid happy is a delicate balance; I want to lead a long, healthy life… But I also want tacos. And cupcakes. Continue reading “5 Protein-Packed Guiltless Pleasures”

Exercise

10 Reasons for Ladies to Lift

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Like many women, I avoided lifting weights for years. I was the Queen of Cardio: Running, Zumba, step aerobics, ellipticals, you name it. And while cardiovascular exercise is important (and was quite transformative in my initial weight loss journey), I didn’t realize I was missing another key component in well-rounded fitness: Weight training. Continue reading “10 Reasons for Ladies to Lift”