10 Things Everyone Thinks While Running Up a Hill

10 Things Everyone Thinks While Running Up a Hill

You’ve been running for a while And not to brag or anything, but you’re doing awesome You set out to conquer a hill Seeing it in the distance Oh I’ve got this Getting a liiittle closer I’ve totally got this. #bitchplease Just starting the hill...
Quick Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Losing Weight Fast

Quick Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Losing Weight Fast

Weight loss is a tricky thing. Once you realize that you need to lose weight, you want it gone yesterday. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that. It can take a long time for many people to lose weight while others shed quickly. So whats the deal? What do some...
14 Fitness Gifts For Men & Women That You Can Buy on Amazon

14 Fitness Gifts For Men & Women That You Can Buy on Amazon

Need to find something for that friend of yours that loves to workout? Look no further! I’ve put together a long list of useful fitness gifts for men and women that you can find on Amazon. Most of them even have Prime shipping! (Which is necessary considering...
Learn: What Does Fish Oil Do?

Learn: What Does Fish Oil Do?

There’s so many different types of supplements out there, each screaming “buy me!” How do you know what works and what doesn’t? In this article, we’ll answer the question, “What Does Fish Oil Do?” as well as cover the benefits...
Healthy Quiche Recipes

Healthy Quiche Recipes

I absolutely love healthy quiche recipes. It’s a dish that’s hard to mess up and customizable to any flavor profile you want. Want southwestern? Not a problem. Greek? Sure thing. French? Of course. American? Whatever that means, you can do it. Eggs need no...
Why forcing yourself to exercise makes you eat more dessert

Why forcing yourself to exercise makes you eat more dessert

I read an article recently that just made perfect sense to me. “Forcing yourself to exercise will make you reach for more dessert” I’ve always preached that exercise needs to be something you want to do. Yes, there will be days when you don’t...
Vitamin D Benefits and It’s Importance in Our Diet

Vitamin D Benefits and It’s Importance in Our Diet

Vitamin D has surged ahead in recent years as a wonder vitamin. Take enough and you’re promised protection from osteoporosis, Alzheimers, cancer, and heart attack. Another popular claim that all the fitness magazines are making? A flat tummy. Unfortunately, the...
Roasted Carrot Fries

Roasted Carrot Fries

There’s a much better way you can eat carrots. Those little baby carrots don’t hold a candle to the real deal roasted in the oven with oil and balsamic. Carrot fries are really easy and they’re cheap. Roast ‘em up as a healthy and filling side,...
Why your energy is low and how to fix it

Why your energy is low and how to fix it

It’s really hard to get in a good workout when you’re low on energy. Frankly it’s hard to do just about anything when you’re low on energy. That includes eating well. Feeling good is a big reason why many people decide to lose weight and get...
Grocery Coupon Apps to Help You Save More Money

Grocery Coupon Apps to Help You Save More Money

Ever wish you had the time for extreme grocery couponing? Me neither. It seems exhausting and like I’d have to quit my full-time job! But you can eat healthy on a budget without scouring the mail and web for grocery coupons. Saving money on groceries is a great...
Interview: Noniberry

Interview: Noniberry

I hope you’ve all been enjoying the interview series. I know I have, if not for the wonderful advice, but the gorgeous pictures that each of the IG’ers takes. Today, we’re learning from Chenoa, also known as Noniberry on IG. I found her Instagram...
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

I think we’re all entitled to a pumpkin overdose the last three months of the year. And I like my pumpkin overdose in the form of a muffin. Specifically, this healthy pumpkin muffin recipe. Seriously though, I think the oven usually calls my name as soon as...
Versatile Italian Meatballs

Versatile Italian Meatballs

I love making meatballs. Well, I love the finished product. They’re super easy to prepare for the week and you can always freeze them if you have leftovers. I also love Italian food. I think it has something to do with the summer I spent there studying abroad....
Interview: Bottlesandbarbells

Interview: Bottlesandbarbells

Heads up everyone! We have an Instagram celebrity in the house. No really, Lauren the supermom from Bottlesandbarbells has been kind enough to give us a peek in to her life outside of Instagram. If you aren’t following her already, you’ll want to after you...

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14 Fitness Gifts For Men & Women That You Can Buy on Amazon

14 Fitness Gifts For Men & Women That You Can Buy on Amazon

Need to find something for that friend of yours that loves to workout? Look no further! I’ve put together a long list of useful fitness gifts for men and women that you can find on Amazon. Most of them even have Prime shipping! (Which is necessary considering...
22 awesome alternatives to alcohol

22 awesome alternatives to alcohol

Alright, last week we talked about why alcohol isn’t really your friend during fat loss. Today, we’re discussing strategies to make abstaining easier. Please note I’m not saying that you should just give up alcohol. I am saying that it’s easier...
Why protein is the best macronutrient ever

Why protein is the best macronutrient ever

If you’ve read any of my articles about diet and nutrition, you know that I recommend a high protein diet. There’s many reasons I do this, but the primary reason is that a high protein diet helps you lose weight. Protein is not only filling, but it’s...
Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric workouts are my favorite type of cardio for many reasons. The first and most important reason is that plyos are effective. They’re effective for athletes, normal people who want to be fit, senior citizens who don’t want to break a hip and...
Healthy Pulled Pork – Paleo, Clean & Delicious

Healthy Pulled Pork – Paleo, Clean & Delicious

I have a confession to make. I LOVE pulled pork. Unfortunately, healthy pulled pork is a bit harder to come by. My husband I visit BBQ joints often (there’s quite a few good ones in San Luis Obispo!) and no fail, I opt for pulled pork. I’m sure looking...
Health Tips for Women: Advice from 18 Healthy Bloggers

Health Tips for Women: Advice from 18 Healthy Bloggers

Everyone wants to be healthy, but getting there isn’t the easiest or direct route. And as I’ve mentioned before, we’re all different. We all struggle with staying healthy in different areas of our life whether it be stress, motivation to workout,...
Why you don’t want to look like a model

Why you don’t want to look like a model

Note: this post represents my opinion as a personal trainer. I encourage you to respectfully voice your opinion in the comments below. Let’s talk about what’s normal for women. Let’s talk about the picture perfect women we see in ad magazines and...
Healthy Fast Food: The Complete Guide

Healthy Fast Food: The Complete Guide

We all want to feel good. And if we’re honest, most of us eat healthy to look good too. But what if you don’t have time to make lunch to bring with you? What if you’re in the airport and there are nothing but fast food chain restaurants as far as the...
How to Get That Six Pack + a Workout

How to Get That Six Pack + a Workout

You’ve been working out. You’ve been eating healthy. But those dang abs just won’t peek out. I understand your frustration and I sympathize. The lower abs that all those fitness models have represents an accomplished level of fitness. It’s...
Dark Chocolate Protein Bites

Dark Chocolate Protein Bites

I realized when putting together the Thursday newsletter (<–subscribe!) that I haven’t posted a recipe in a while. So I quickly whipped up these Dark Chocolate Protein Bites as a quick high protein snack. They only took 5 minutes to mix together and the...

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