Category: Fitness

Fast Food Survival Guide

Lets be honest, in a perfect world we would not need fast food…..but this is not a perfect world right? As much as I would love to say EVERY meal my family eats is prepared with  organic, homemade, local, whole food. It just would not be true. With three kids we are on the run a ton and just have…

Sleeping In Means Staying Thin

As someone who used to suffer from severe insomnia, I know how the anxiety can snowball when you are sleep deprived.  Simple daily tasks become overwhelming and the stress cycle it sparks is a real beast to overcome. It literally took years for me to identify what the underlying issues were that caused me to experience insomnia, but thankfully I…

Lift Weight To Lose Weight and More

Until recently I had never been much of a “weight lifter”. I always skipped that part in an attempt to squeeze in more cardio hoping to torch more calories. I never realized like many women out there I was cutting myself short. One of the number one reasons I hear from women as to why they don’t strength train is…

H.I.I.T Why Intervals Work

There is so much information out there about the benefits of different types of exercise. This article is going to be focused on H.I.I.T.  High-Intensity-Interval-Training. As a former steady state cardio junky who would mentally zone out and run, walk, or train on the elliptical for sometimes over and hour a day, this was a hard transition for me. What…

Take The Plunge

I have always allowed doubt and fear to dictate what decisions I have made. What if I fail, what if I mess up, humiliate myself or worst of all what if other people don’t approve. Well I have decided to stop allowing these emotions rule me! You see I have 3 kiddos and after the last, found that I just…

Hit The Ground Running.

I REALLY didn’t want to go today. Everything thing in my very being fought it. It was grey and cold and soooo difficult to move. But I went. Why is it always so hard to start? I know when I have completed the task I will feel 100% better, but that first step is painful sometimes isn’t it. I love…