6 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results

You’ve been going to the gym regularly and watching what you eat – but you’re still not seeing the results you’d like. What’s the deal? First off, fitness is a journey – and a heck of a long one at that. Anyone selling you a “quick fix” is full of sh*t (pardon my language). Changing... Continue Reading →

Why I’m Doing (Modified) Whole30

Fad diets -- I'm not into them. However, the Whole30 is a "diet" that I've tried before and didn't absolutely hate. What is it? Read a full explanation here. I'll detail my own "rules" in a bit, since I'm not sticking hard and fast to the ones described above. Background: For as long as I... Continue Reading →

Quad-Focused Workout

The quadriceps are a group of (you guessed it, 4!) muscles on the front of your thighs. They run over your knee – helping with extension, and into your hip – helping with flexion. You use these muscles for a lot of things, like walking, standing, running, bending, etc. so it’s important to keep them... Continue Reading →

How Much Exercise Do We Really Need?

I’m guilty of hitting 2-hour workouts 7 days a week and thinking I’m doing my body good. I lived that routine for the first 3 years of college, until I realized there’s more to life than the gym, and I actually had to start doing adult things. Because of aforementioned adult things, (aka my job)... Continue Reading →

5 Tricks To Drink More Water

Exactly how much water we need to drink per day remains up for debate. What isn't up for debate is that we need water. Like, a lot of it. How much you need depends on your health, activity level, body size, and a whole handful of other factors. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine... Continue Reading →

My Must-Have Favorites

I am the epitome of brand loyalty when it comes to products I love. When I find something that makes my life easier, tastier, or comfier – you bet your bottom dollar I’m obsessing over it and telling all of my friends. Instagram is littered with sponsored content and influencers smiling next to teeth whiteners... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

Good morning beautiful people! Today I have an extra special treat brought to you by my good friend Christy. Christy has her B.A. in Movement and Exercise Science and Marketing. She's a certified personal trainer and health/fitness blogger. Follow her here: @Christye.livefit Today she shares with us 4 reasons you might not be seeing the... Continue Reading →

Do More Of What You Hate

When I work with clients or train with friends, the one movement I hear people repeatedly complain about is the burpee. "I HATE BURPEES!!!!" Is usually how the conversation goes. That used to be me, except with push-ups. I don't know why I hated them so much but just the idea of them annoyed me.... Continue Reading →

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