Update on ME! Life, Weight Gain, 75 Hard and 2021 fitness goals

Hello!! 👋🏼 I know it's been forever since I've updated you on my fitness/weight loss journey, please forgive me! Life has this habit of taking over and distracting me. A lot has gone on since I updated my weight loss journey post. I've been a fitness instructor for over 3 1/2 years. Sadly, I am no longer teaching R.I.P.P.E.D. . January of 2019 was rough for me. My dad was diagnosed with cancer ... it was literally all over his body. From … [Read more...]

Achievable Health Goals For Busy Moms In 2021

A new year is always a good time to set targets and work towards goals. Many moms are keen to prioritize health and wellbeing, but it can be tough to hit milestones when you’re running a home and raising kids. If you’re on a mission to put your health first in 2021, here are some achievable health goals.  Increasing activity levels Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week. Moderate exercise can include everything … [Read more...]

The Best Morning Health Routine To Follow Every Day

One of the best healthy lifestyle tips for anyone is to get into a good routine. When you have a routine to follow, you easily fall into the habit of making positive choices and doing things that benefit your health. While you should follow healthy habits throughout the day, a routine is easier to follow when it's in the morning.  So, here is the best morning routine that will set you up for a healthy day. It's very easy to do, shouldn't take … [Read more...]

How to Stay Fit When You Travel 

Traveling, whether for work or fun can be one of the most rewarding parts of your life, but it can take a toll on your overall health and fitness. Whether you often travel or not that much, it remains true that it’s taking you out of your routine.   You don’t have access to your gym that you might work out at when you’re home or your at-home fitness equipment.   You’re thinking more about what you’re doing at your destination and less … [Read more...]

Why Everyone Raves About Exercise: The Brilliant Benefits Of Regular Workouts

Doctors have said that if exercise was a pill, it would be the most commonly prescribed drug in the world. Exercise is a natural tonic, which can provide a whole host of health benefits. These days, you can’t move for news headlines or magazine articles extolling the advantages of an active lifestyle, but just why is everyone raving about exercise? If you haven’t discovered the benefits of regular workouts yet, here’s a guide to give you … [Read more...]

Benefits of Staying Active

Living in the age of constant advances in technology may make pulling up directions to get from one place to the next easier, however, it can have a greater negative impact on your overall health than you may think. Staying active is something everyone needs, and yet sadly most people don't due to a sedentary lifestyle spent staring at devices. Thankfully, there are several easy ways to get your daily exercise. Put Down Your Electronic … [Read more...]

Getting Into Summer Shape

Living a healthy lifestyle comes with a number of benefits, but we often focus even more when summer comes around. Although health and fitness are year-long goals, there are steps you can take to make that extra push. Here are a few tips for getting into summer shape. Professional Help Many people are able to stay in excellent shape without relying on expert help. However, a few sessions with a personal trainer can help you develop a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Start Pilates Today

Looking to mix up your workout? If you haven’t already become a convert, Pilates is an effective workout for all - from athletes to those recovering from an injury. Read below to discover what Pilates can deliver you and your body and why you should try a class (or 10). All-round fitness One of the most impressive aspects of Pilates is its versatility as a work-out. Strength and endurance is delivered through load bearing exercises and … [Read more...]

What Can You Do When Standard Workout Motivations Fail?

It’s fair to say that most people who engage with a fitness routine know that they may, at some point, struggle with motivation. This is a well-known problem, and one that has led to the rise of multiple advice columns and tips in the past. However, motivation is a curious thing, and many people find that the “guaranteed”  motivators don’t always work for them. While it can be helpful to buy a dress in a lower size as a target goal, or engage … [Read more...]

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout As a parent, finding time to exercise can be a challenge. Often, we know what we have to do to get healthy but don’t know how to allocate the time into our busy schedules. Fortunately, it is simpler than you might think. Here are five effective ways to sneak in a workout, while working toward building a consistent exercise routine. Use the Dose Effect to Your Advantage You may have heard … [Read more...]