In light of the new year, I figured a new blog post was in order. I have nothing particularly spectacular to write about today, only that I am on my 9th straight day of positive awesomeness! If you're the kind of person that finds New Year's resolutions obnoxious and cliche, look away... and then come back … Continue reading Happy, happy New Year!
How can you work on improving strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and your core all at once while constantly keeping your body challenged to be the strongest version of yourself? Functional training! When I started my first job as a personal trainer, I had a lot of freedom to coach and teach whatever I wanted. At … Continue reading What is Functional Training?
Today, it rained for what seemed like 12 straight hours and my mood seemed to reflect similarly. I couldn't channel any motivation and when I got to the gym, I took one look in the mirror and wanted to just leave. Now, I know for a fact my body had the same circumference measurements, same body … Continue reading Love You Like Your Dog
Despite what some may say, changing your lifestyle to adopt a healthy diet is no walk in the park. Furthermore, how is it fair that a Big Mac and fries is less than five bucks and that gluten-free, low carb, cauliflower pizza you whipped up cost about $15 for ingredients AND required a good amount … Continue reading How To Eat Healthy On A Budget
Hello! Today, I want to address my thoughts and feelings about something that I have yet to really acknowledge since I started this new blog : my return to fitness blogging. If you've been following me since I started in 2012, or even if you're just poppin' in for the first time, you'll see that I took some … Continue reading Coffee & Some Thoughts on Life
With the holidays coming up, many people tend to put their fitness goals on hold and embrace the inevitable extra pounds. I mean, hey, that's why the holidays are lined up that way, right? New Years comes right the immense amount of holiday food so that all the fitness resolutions can begin. But before you start to … Continue reading Fewer Calories Increase Stress
A clean gut is a happy one. However, millions of Americans still suffer from digestive health and turn to drugs for help. Why is digestive health so important? Basically, it has to do with what nutrients are absorbed and what toxins are booted out. What's the point of drinking up that seven dollar antioxidant fused, all-natural cleansing drink if your … Continue reading Start Your Morning With THIS Cleansing Breakfast Combo
It's hard to skim through any means of social media today without coming across fitspo, or images and words posted with the purpose of inspiring people to live a fit, active life. With the intention behind fitspo being to motivate and inspire others, many people have hopped on the green smoothie bandwagon and adopted the cleaning eating lifestyle. … Continue reading A Clean Diet or Eating Disorder?
When I found out that my previous blog, 1FitForUs, was deleted (along with all the posts and information... always back up your stuff!), my heart broke a little. I put in many grueling hours blogging in order to have enough info to complete my site. And, yet! There's something so refreshing about starting anew, right?! … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!