When You Are In Pain, What Do You Do?

When you are in pain, what do you do? Do you... A. Avoid any sort of exercise. I mean you need to "rest" it, right? B. Power through. No pain no gain! C. Randomly and sporadically throw in some "rehab" and simply avoid the moves that cause pain. D. Just figure you can...

Why Protein Is Key – Even For Veggie Lovers!

Can you be Vegetarian BUT still eat a diet rich in protein? The answer... YES! When we think about dieting and "eating well," we think about whole natural foods. We even think about cutting calories if weight loss is our goal. But so often we do these two things and...

Does Spot Reduction Really Work?

Spot Reduction... When I first started out, I would get asked, "How can I just tone (insert specific area as they grabbed it here)?" I would hear that phrase and roll my eyes. My answer would always be..."You can't spot reduce an area." Like DUH! 😛 And you...

Why You NEED To Start Tracking Your Food!

Tracking your food SUCKS. It's the worst. BUT it is also the BEST way to learn how to eat well and really understand what proper nutrition looks like so you can learn to eat intuitively. Tracking is like studying for a test. You don't want to do it. But you've got to...

Rest Is Overrated!

You get injured. What is often the first thing you are told to do? REST! When someone gets injured, the "safe" thing to say is "Rest it." But REST is OVERRATED when it comes to preventing and alleviating injuries. Now I'm not talking about recovery from workouts or...

Need A Quick Snack? Try This Apple Dipper!

I don't know about all of you, but I LOVE apples and peanut butter! But I've gotten asked, "Is fruit healthy?" My opinion - HECK YES! Do I believe that carbs need to be dialed in like all macros? YUP! But can fruit provide nutritional benefit and be included in our...

AH! One Side Is Weaker! What Do I Do?

First off, I just want to say that you are never going to be perfectly balanced. Heck, if you brush your teeth with only one hand twice a day or press the gas pedal with your right foot...right there you are already creating an imbalance! And we do way worse things...

The Macro-Friendly Thai Chicken Pizza

Yes...We want to eat whole, natural foods as often as possible. But guess what!? If all we are doing is constantly DEPRIVING ourselves and telling ourselves we CAN'T have the foods we love, we are going to end up binging. That is why I love finding a way to balance...

The 30/10 Bodyweight Cardio Killer

Ready to get the sweat dripping and blood pumping?!? Heck yes, right!? 😉 Then try this Bodyweight 30/10 Cardio Killer! It will take you just 20 minutes if you complete all 6 rounds so you can get your workout in even on a busy day! No need to spend hours in the gym...

Should You Weigh Every Day?

"Don't step on it! It will make you cry!" This was the caption below a cartoon I saw of two little girls staring at a scale. It made me both laugh and cringe all at once. Weighing ourselves... Some of us do it daily. It's part of our "morning routine." But it can also...

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When You Are In Pain, What Do You Do?

When you are in pain, what do you do? Do you... A. Avoid any sort of exercise. I mean you need to "rest" it, right? B. Power through. No pain no gain! C. Randomly and sporadically throw in some "rehab" and simply avoid the moves that cause pain. D. Just figure you can...

Why Protein Is Key – Even For Veggie Lovers!

Can you be Vegetarian BUT still eat a diet rich in protein? The answer... YES! When we think about dieting and "eating well," we think about whole natural foods. We even think about cutting calories if weight loss is our goal. But so often we do these two things and...

Does Spot Reduction Really Work?

Spot Reduction... When I first started out, I would get asked, "How can I just tone (insert specific area as they grabbed it here)?" I would hear that phrase and roll my eyes. My answer would always be..."You can't spot reduce an area." Like DUH! 😛 And you...

Why You NEED To Start Tracking Your Food!

Tracking your food SUCKS. It's the worst. BUT it is also the BEST way to learn how to eat well and really understand what proper nutrition looks like so you can learn to eat intuitively. Tracking is like studying for a test. You don't want to do it. But you've got to...

Rest Is Overrated!

You get injured. What is often the first thing you are told to do? REST! When someone gets injured, the "safe" thing to say is "Rest it." But REST is OVERRATED when it comes to preventing and alleviating injuries. Now I'm not talking about recovery from workouts or...

Need A Quick Snack? Try This Apple Dipper!

I don't know about all of you, but I LOVE apples and peanut butter! But I've gotten asked, "Is fruit healthy?" My opinion - HECK YES! Do I believe that carbs need to be dialed in like all macros? YUP! But can fruit provide nutritional benefit and be included in our...

AH! One Side Is Weaker! What Do I Do?

First off, I just want to say that you are never going to be perfectly balanced. Heck, if you brush your teeth with only one hand twice a day or press the gas pedal with your right foot...right there you are already creating an imbalance! And we do way worse things...

The Macro-Friendly Thai Chicken Pizza

Yes...We want to eat whole, natural foods as often as possible. But guess what!? If all we are doing is constantly DEPRIVING ourselves and telling ourselves we CAN'T have the foods we love, we are going to end up binging. That is why I love finding a way to balance...

The 30/10 Bodyweight Cardio Killer

Ready to get the sweat dripping and blood pumping?!? Heck yes, right!? 😉 Then try this Bodyweight 30/10 Cardio Killer! It will take you just 20 minutes if you complete all 6 rounds so you can get your workout in even on a busy day! No need to spend hours in the gym...

Should You Weigh Every Day?

"Don't step on it! It will make you cry!" This was the caption below a cartoon I saw of two little girls staring at a scale. It made me both laugh and cringe all at once. Weighing ourselves... Some of us do it daily. It's part of our "morning routine." But it can also...

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