Ah, September - the gateway month that transitions us into my favorite season. (I say every season is my favorite season once we're in it, but transitioning months feel extra special to me!) The past couple of months have been wonderful, and while I have a number of different topics I'd like to write about … Continue reading September Update
The other day, someone commented on the book I was reading - a novel in the Game of Thrones series - and added that he would so much rather follow the show on HBO. When I asked him if he has ever given the books a chance, he said that he just cannot stay focused … Continue reading Reading, Mindfulness and Finding Focus in the Age of Distraction
Today, I walked my favorite trail. It looked like it was going to rain all day, so no one was there and I was a little hesitant about putting my earbuds in. I ended up walking without music, trying to be as present as possible. I realized the last time I was there was January … Continue reading I am Enough
Hey everybody, It’s been awhile, I know… eight months, to be exact. But the exciting part about taking a hiatus, at least for me, is that I always come back more inspired than ever! This year is my golden year. My best friend and I (whose birthday is also on the the 24th) were looking … Continue reading My Recent Breakup
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