Fruit and Fitness: What’s the Deal?

We all want to know: Is fruit good for me? How much fruit should I eat? Will fruit make me fat? It’s full of sugar so should I stay away from it? What about smoothies? And fruit juice? And fruit roll-ups? And FRUIT BY THE FOOT?????? *stands* “My name is Kaili, and I’m a fruit-aholic.”…

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…

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…

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)…

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…

Health Hacks Your Life Needs

Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy. It takes dedication, education, and constant re-learning and adjusting. So whenever I can simplify the process – I do. I reached out to a few insanely motivating and dedicated friends of mine to find out, “What health hacks make your life easier?” And now I’m here to share them…

Low Calorie Foods That Fill You Up

We all know the basic premise of weight loss: burn more calories than you eat. Whether you reach this by IIFYM, high-fat low-carb, or some other form of eating – the science is basically the same: you can’t lose weight if you’re eating drastically more calories than you’re burning up. So what’s a hungry girl…