I recently made the switch from listening to the radio to listening to a podcast whenever I’m in my car. I’ve been flying through The Model Health Show on iTunes, and I’m amazed at how much time I was spending mindlessly listening to music I didn’t love when I could’ve been learning and motivating myself. … More Establishing a Morning Routine
I hear from a lot of people who get into ruts with their fitness. Some days it’s much harder to get out the door than others. We’ve all been there! The good news is, there are ways to break that rut and get your motivation back. Sign up for a race. Like the saying goes, … More Finding the Motivation to Run
If you’re anything like me, the hanger is REAL come 3 p.m. (or really any time it’s been 3+ hours since I last ate). My energy dips, I can’t think, I’m grumpy.. and with that, I’m likely to reach for anything in sight as my next snack. To stop this cycle from affecting everyone around me, … More What’s In My Emergency Snack Kit?
Is there anything better than ice cream on a hot day? I could eat it for every meal, every day in the summertime, so I sought out healthy alternatives. These recipes are quick and made with whole, simple ingredients. Cookies and Cream – if you make one recipe from this list, it should be this one. … More Banana Nice Cream: Summer Recipe Roundup
When summer hits, the last place I want to be is inside working on a hot stove/oven. So for most of my summer dinners, I turn to salads. Salads get a bad rap for being boring/girly/lame/you-name-it. But to me, they’re refreshing. Crunchy. Flavorful. Light. Easy. And they’re variable. The options are endless, people! So, salad-haters, … More A week of Summer Salads
If you’ve been here before, you know the core purpose of my fitness journey is to encourage balance and living your best life. And if you’re like most people I know, even once you’ve found that “balance”, it can fall out of whack from time to time. For me, it happened this weekend. I was … More How To: Recover from a Weekend of Overindulging
Starting my mornings on the right foot sets the tone for my whole day, meaning I almost always wake up to a killer workout and healthy breakfast. The following workout can be done at home without equipment, and the breakfast recipe can be thrown together in 2 minutes then refrigerated the night before. So you can … More Morning Workout + Breakfast Recipe