If you are familiar with the Crossfit world or some of the common benchmark workouts done in Crossfit, you have probably heard of "Grace" ... If you haven't I will explain the workout. 30 clean & jerks. Done for time. Yupp. That's it. Sounds pretty manageable right? Well the goal of it being to work … Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Saving “Grace”
A general misconception about fitness is its relation, or believed lack thereof, to other parts of our lives. Many people talk about their "fitness life" or "gym life" as if it is something that is completely separate from their ... what "actual life"? ... HUH? So the things you do in the gym don't count … Continue reading Stepping Out of the Gym: Your Fitness Level May Be Affecting More Than You Think
I have something that is really exciting to share with you today. It is near and dear to my heart because it speaks directly to the person I used to be... Have you ever experienced any of the following? “Feeling crazy around food” (i.e. obsessive thinking about food, dieting, “health,” etc. on a regular basis) Emotional Eating (i.e. … Continue reading Stop Fighting Food!
Over the last 5 days Fit Approach and Lorna Jane have hosted an AMAZING Instagram challenge in celebration of the new Lorna Jane book "Inspired" - get the hashtag? 😉 I have thoroughly enjoyed this challenge because it is so fundamentally different from most fitness IG challenges. In fact, it took a community of fit … Continue reading Are You #LJInspired?
As a crossfit chick, my gym days do not revolve around how I look while getting my wod on... Mostly because I am usually dripping in sweat with my hair in a million places and my face full of exhaustion. Not the cutest of looks haha... BUT, as a chick in general, what I do enjoy is a fun … Continue reading Trendy and Functional: Owl Be Sweatin’ … Review and Giveaway
Everything we see and everything we hear on television, social media, the wonderful world wide web or from our trainers and coaches and training partners or fitness idols... Everything revolves around pushing ourselves to our absolute limits. Pain is progress. Right? I mean at the very core of it the muscle burning and day after soreness is … Continue reading Restoration and Fitness
Do you eat Paleo? Have you always been dyinngggg to try it but unsure of where to begin? Well today is your lucky day. 🙂 Buck Books, which is an online provider of discounted ebooks, is running one of the most STELLER giveaways I have ever heard of! Seriously, I am like in awe of … Continue reading PaleOH MY GIVEAWAY!
For those of you who do not know, this week (February 22nd-28th) is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. I am sure most of you are aware of the existence of eating disorders... but are you really AWARE? Up to 24 million people suffer from an eating disorder. Twenty Four MILLION. Common eating disorders include anorexia, … Continue reading Love Your Real #Selfie