It's Fall and what better way to start off the season than with a pumpkin pie protein smoothie! Personally, one of the few things I like about Fall is all the pumpkin flavored things. I'm a summer girl for sure so this is one of the ways I don't get too sad during the cold … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Bowl
One of the recipes I love to make during summer are smoothies! There's nothing quite like a cold smoothie on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, a lot of smoothies you can buy at places like Jamba are loaded in sugar and are high in carbs, fat and calories. When you make them at home, you … Continue reading Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Bowl
Tracking macros seems to be the popular thing to do now-a-days. All of the fitness influencers are doing it and it looks like a great tool to utilize to get results. But is it healthy? Personally, I think "healthy" is a relatively subjective term so I'm going to start by telling you my experience with … Continue reading Tracking Macros – Is It Healthy?
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
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
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?