I've tapped into the likes of traditional Pilates and Pilates reformer and HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training classes are also my jam.
In the Fall of last year, I adjusted my heating habits more towards the healthy version of a fitness professional. You know, more plant based, non-processed foods, portion control, mindfulness of when I ate what and when, etc.
But it all came with balance.Read More
Oh the benefits of this hydrating, natural oil. Let me count the ways.
Here are 5 ways that coconut oil can be used to treat your body good.
On the inside and out.Read More
As 2017 has recently ended, I want to reflect on 5 of my favorite fitness trends that helped me reach my monthly fitness goals.
Being a former gymnast, body weight training has been very popular in my fitness career. Body weight training can be anything from squats, to lunges, to planks, or even push ups. Not only is it a great workout, but it is also affordable. No equipment needed and it can be done anywhere.Read More
In my quest to step out of my comfort zone this year, I stepped into The Hot Room Indianapolis.
The idea of focusing on balance and stretching for an hour in a quiet and peaceful environment may appeal to some, but I’m used to noise, intensity and sweat – things I didn’t think I would find at a yoga class … until now!Read More
It's been a journey and a lot of lessons learned but my daughter will know how to treat her skin because of my mistakes.
If you've followed via my newsletter, or on Instagram, you've seen a bit more about the issues I have with sun spots, melasma, and hyperpigmentation. I've decided to go more public about it because it's a thing for everyone, especially a lot of women.Read More
You CAN fit in exercise, even on a busy schedule....I promise.
Easy said than done...right?! I used to live the life of not making workouts a priority. Pre-kid, marriage and trying to grow in my career. I let the job take priority. In return, my health declined, my family noticed and I was over it.Read More
Finding your best workout can be a challenge. You might get what I call "workout block" when trying to find something that gets you results. To help you overcome your rut, check out these tips on how to find your best workout.
For you, and only you.Read More
Do you ever watch The Bachelor and think to yourself...
"I should really step up my workout game!
That's why I created a total body toning workout you can do while you watch along. And, over half the moves are laying down so no excuses!
I spent this week lunch sharing with my sister who works near my office. We both have some lbs's to lose so she suggested we do this together. Plus I was just coming off maternity leave where I learned that eating in saves money and can be much healthier for you too. So what did I do?
I tackled 3 ridiculously easy and delicious dinner recipes to get over my fear of failure in the kitchen.Read More
I've hit an age where I know that going to the mall and sifting through tons of clothes on a rack is not my cup of tea anymore. It actually brings me a lot of anxiety. So, I've decided to help myself out by doing all my shopping online.
I've graduated from doing my own shopping.Read More
I would consider myself disciplined. I workout weekly. Multiple times, actually. But the very thought of having to plan out my own workout, and set the time aside to do it on my own, is likely not going to get accomplished.
You know what I'm talking about right?Read More
Working out during the holidays tends to subside because of our busy schedule. Family parties, work events, friendsgiving and Christmas dates. It's overwhelming but so, so fun at the same time. While taking a break is ABSOLUTELY A-OKAY, don't let relaxing turn into laziness and catch yourself slipping further and further away from your routine.
Check out my simple tips to help you stay true to the course this holiday season.
Today is my birthday! And, yes, I do still get excited about it. And, why not? I mean, I'm celebrating a lot that's happened over this past year. So because Thanksgiving is tomorrow (also my husband's birthday) I want to share 10 Ways To Give Thanks to the things that keep us alive and well. Enjoy!
Working out does so many things for me personally that sharing my love for it has gone to a higher level. My new adventures in fitness helps me create variety and give you all the inside scoop on what these fitness trends are all about. And, what I'm most excited about is how my crazy love has spread to those around me. Friends, family and strangers are all reaching out wanting to know more.Read More
Have you ever caught yourself getting butterflies when you stare into someone's eyes? I remember how awesome that feeling was when my husband and I first met. Over time, our love has grown into something bigger. But, just recently, I experienced that new butterfly feeling again...for someone else.Read More
Change is hard. Especially when you are forced to accept it whether you like it or not. That was the biggest feat I had to overcome while I was pregnant. Things grew and it was just inevitable. My body was slowing down and I had to roll with the punches. While I had great supporters by my side assuring me it was okay to let nature take it's course, I didn't want to hear it.Read More
Trying something new can be scary. Sometimes it's just easier to say 'forget it' and keep doing what you're doing. Even if it's not working for you. But, doing that doesn't get you any closer to that new workout you've been wanting to try.
Check out my tips on how to show up looking like a pro vs. a rookie so you can focus on just being there versus feeling left out.Read More
I cried the day we were scheduled to leave the hospital. My husband was in the shower and I sat alone there holding our daughter just imagining life together once we left.Read More
I'm starting to relate to how new moms, or moms in general, fall out of a "me first" mentality and prioritize their little ones over everything. I've been off my workout regime for 4 weeks and itching to getting back into it. But, the thought of working out on top of my already exhausting day seems daunting.Read More