We've all heard it before, losing weight is simply calories in versus calories out. But if losing weight is this simple, why does it seem like so many people struggle with it? Why are obesity and health problems associated with being overweight so prevalent in our society? While losing weight may be as simple as … Continue reading How to Lose Weight – The Not So Simple Truth
Most of us have heard that losing weight or achieving your fitness goals is significantly easier when you prep your meals for the upcoming week, but there are also a ton of other benefits to meal prepping that you shouldn't overlook. First and foremost, you'll have healthy snacks/meals on hand and available. While eating healthy … Continue reading Benefits of Meal Prepping
Fad diets are not a new concept but it seems like every year there are new ones that come out that everyone is trying. For the past couple of years it's been the keto diet. Essentially, the keto diet is a high fat, moderate protein and low carb diet that makes a person go into … Continue reading Should You Try the Keto Diet to Lose Weight?
As someone who started their fitness journey over 3 years ago, there were a lot of mistakes I made. Over the years, I've realized what those mistakes were and am on a mission to help other people avoid the same mistakes I made. Below are a few common fitness mistakes that I see a lot … Continue reading Common Fitness Mistakes
One of the big problems people have when they want to start eating healthy is where to start. There is so much information on the web and it can be intimidating. Do you go vegetarian? Cut out carbs? Restrict your calories to 1200 calories per day?? Unfortunately, health isn't something most of us learn in … Continue reading My Top 5 Tips on How To Eat Healthy
As California's capitol, Sacramento often gets a bad rap for being boring. Having lived here for many years, I find it anything but boring so I thought I'd share some ideas for you to do if you're visiting Sacramento. Since there are different events on different days, here's what a typical Saturday may look like. … Continue reading Spend a Day in Sacramento
When I first started my fitness journey, I began to follow a bunch of fitness Instagram accounts. These accounts gave me healthy recipe ideas, gym workouts, and helped keep me accountable to my goals. Over the years however, I've realized that just because a fitness Instagramer does something doesn't mean you have to and just … Continue reading Healthy Recipes and Items That Aren’t Worth It
We've all heard it before. Once you get into a relationship, the pounds slowly creep on and you gain your "happy weight." That doesn't have to be the case though! What's wrong with being fit AND in a relationship? Nothing. You want to make sure you stay happy in your relationship and don't blame your … Continue reading How to NOT Gain Weight When in a Relationship
With summer just around the corner, it seems like everyone is hoping on the macro train and trying to lose weight. So I thought it would be a good topic to address and explain what exactly macros are and if you should be tracking yours too. Macros are short for macronutrients. Macronutrients are comprised of … Continue reading Should You Track Your Macros?
I'm sure you've heard it said before that you have to make fitness a lifestyle in order to stick with it. But what exactly does that mean and how do you go about doing that? I see so many people on social media who promote a fitness centered lifestyle that seems unsustainable and unrealistic for … Continue reading How to Make Being Fit & Healthy a Lifestyle