Free Week of Workouts

Happy Monday! I’m always on the lookout for new workouts and plans to shake things up. Sometimes doing the same old thang just doesn’t cut it anymore! Sound like you? Keep reading for a free week long workout plan that will leave you feeling strong, powerful, and ultra-sweaty. For more free workouts follow @sideofkail on…

Bloom Where You Grow Best

We’re a lot like plants. No, we’re not green and we don’t have leaves BUT we have a ton of other similarities. For example, we’re both completely dependent upon the nutrients we receive each day, we have complex biological systems running through us, and without the proper environments, neither of us can grow. Recently I’ve…

A Letter To Graduating Seniors

Graduation is around the corner and before you know it you’ll be packing your things, saying goodbyes, and heading full speed into the world of 401ks, loan repayment, and all things adult. (There’s a whole bunch of fun stuff tucked in there too, I promise!) I vividly remember this time last year sitting on my…

How To Learn From Life

“There are lessons in everything. The bad, the good. Our job is to listen, and to continue to learn, so that maybe we get better at this. Maybe get better at life.” – Laverne Cox It’s up to us to take experiences, learn from them, and change: You’ve heard it before countless times so I…

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…

The Future Is Yours

“The future turns out to be something you make instead of find.” That dream you’ve been chasing, that goal you have written in your journal, that ideal job you can’t stop thinking about, that vision of your perfect life that keeps you up at night — they’re all in reach, just waiting for you to…

10 Quotes For When You Need Motivation

Stuck in a rut? Facing a tough decision? Not sure what the future holds? These quotes are guaranteed to get you thinking and leave you motivated. “The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you are no longer willing to stay where you are.” “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new…