February is National Heart Month! And of course, Valentine's Day is right around the corner. This has every teenage girl drawing hearts on her notebook, but as much as I'd like to talk about romance and relationships, I'll focus more on heart health for this blog. 🙂 As I try to become a better runner … Continue reading WOTW: Heart Pumping Lift
This week, I decided to go back to some of my traditional exercises that we all know and love. I'm inspired by tradition because the Super Bowl is coming up this weekend, and we all have our own traditions. Whether it's a Super Bowl party, making your favorite tailgating snacks, or just watching for the … Continue reading WOTW: Lift 4 the Legs
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I'm focusing on becoming a better runner. Increasing my time and speed gradually overtime will definitely help, but diet is a huge factor. I need to make sure I'm getting enough energy without becoming sluggish, and I need to eat the right foods in order to recover quickly
I started my week and kicked Monday in the butt with the following cardio and upper body workout!
It's always good put in work at the gym and get a booty-burnin' workout in at least once a week. The following workout will give you toned thighs and booty if worked into your routine.
Turn your emotional eating into mindful eating. The following foods will boost the "feel good" chemicals in your brain and lower your stress hormones.
Let go of your worry and stress, and try this 40 minute intense kickboxing cardio workout. You'll leave the gym feeling completely rejuvenated.
Happy 2017! I was so busy over the holidays with family, traveling and holiday parties, I wasn't able to write a single post. However, I did get some time to do some holiday baking. Of course, I baked the traditional desserts (pumpkin pie, holiday cookies, etc.), but I wanted to take a stab at baking … Continue reading Healthy Recipe: Pumpkin Walnut Cookies
I love HIIT (high intensity interval training) workouts! You kill two birds with one stone. You get some good cardio in, as well as some muscle-toning exercises. Not only that, but you also get your heart rate up and burn more fat in less time. What's better than that?
Reading nutrition labels is important not only if you're wanting to lose weight, but also for your general health. Know what to look for the next time you eat packaged foods.