Apple Cinnamon Steal Cut Oatmeal Recipe

I have a new recipe for us! It’s super healthy and is only 230 calories for about three cups of dense food. This recipe is great for breakfast and the midnight munchies. It… Continue reading

Sick

Hello! I’ve been very sick for the last few days and haven’t been able to post or exercise very much. Hopefully I will feel better soon and can continue posting regularly. Feel free… Continue reading

What to Expect in Barre Class

Ever since the Black Swan came out, gyms all across the nation have been adding ballet based classes to their schedules.  Taking barre class is a great way to tone our calves and… Continue reading

FitBit One Review

Fitbit is a San Fransisco based health technology company. I recently obtained a Fitbit One and I’m in love. The nifty little device fits easily on clothes and comes with a wrist strap… Continue reading

Organic Foods are Better for You

We should always try to eat organic whenever we can.  There are a lot of reasons to choose organic food over food that has been treated with pesticides and chemicals.  Besides the fact… Continue reading

Feta Turkey Burger Recipe

                    I made delicious and healthful turkey burgers for dinner and wanted to share the recipe with you.  Each compiled burger is only 380… Continue reading

Goals

It’s always good to have goals. Something I’m looking forward to is a family members birthday party. It’s exactly thirty days. Whenever I’m faced with a craving, I remind myself of my goal.… Continue reading

Motivation.

Sometimes it takes all sorts of motivation to get to the gym. We’ve all experienced burnout. The couch sucks us in, and our running shoes are just so far away. Why should we… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Yoga

Even though yoga isn’t as trendy as it used to be, it still has numerous health benefits. I like doing yoga when I’m not feeling up to a regular workout or if I’m… Continue reading

Healthy Breakfast

Good morning! I just wanted to show you all what my healthy breakfast looks like. I’m not a huge fan of eggs but I know they’re packed full of protein and they’re also… Continue reading

How to Use an Elliptical Machine Effectively

The elliptical machine can and should be one of your best friends at the gym. I usually start all of my workouts with a quick warm up on the elliptical trainer, and then usually use it for… Continue reading

Progress Report- 4/9/2013

First let me say that when I weighed myself this morning I wanted to cry. I couldn’t believe I gained a whole two pounds in one week. There were of course times when… Continue reading

Sore or Sorry

Motivation can be one of the most difficult elements of creating a healthy lifestyle, yet is also the most essential. Without motivation we find ourselves quitting over and over again. Next time you… Continue reading

Vegetarian Protein

I’m not a vegetarian.  I eat chicken and get mean cravings for carne asada tacos with all the fixings.  I don’t eat meat a lot though, probably only two or three times a… Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

I love tea.  It’s 0 calories, so when I want a hot drink it’s a great choice.  I used to be a sucker for hot chocolate, but now green tea is my go-to… Continue reading

Progress Report- 4/2/2013

I’m not sure how my weigh-in day got to be Tuesday, but I thought I’d update with my stats and some progress photos. I started my healthy lifestyle about two months ago.  Then,… Continue reading

The 80/20 Rule

Have you ever heard of the 80/20 rule?  It’s a pretty basic concept.  If we eat/do what we’re supposed to be eating/doing eighty percent of the time, the other twenty percent of the… Continue reading

Candice Swanepoel’s Workout Regimen

I don’t know about you, but I am obsessed with the Victoria Secret’s model‘s bodies.  Of course, it’s their job to be flawless and then there’s the whole airbrushing and editing thing… but… Continue reading

Drop It Like a Squat

April is our Squat Challenge month, so I thought I’d do a little tutorial/brush-up course on how to do a squat. 1.  Start feet shoulder width apart, hands at your sides, keep your… Continue reading

Squat Challenge

Today is April 1st.  The first day in a new month.  A chance to start over fresh.  You have a chance to kick April’s @$$.  Are you going to take it?  There’s no… Continue reading