It is definitely that time of year where we start wanting more of those foods that warm your tummy, your kitchens, and your hearts... Exceeeept ...Those foods tend to come with the addition of a little something around the waist as well. Somehow comfort food became an equivalent to heavy food. WHAT?! Comfort food is just … Continue reading My Ultimate Comfort Food
It has been a FULL ON pumpkin-y, halloween-y weekend in this house! We are in full swing of celebrating the flavors of this season and I am beyond in love. 🙂 If you haven't already seen, fall is my favorite season. I am absolutely that stereotypical fall girl who consumes pumpkin everything ... AND I LOVE … Continue reading Recipe Recap: A Fall Festive Weekend
HAAAPPPY HUMPDAY 😀 Over the past month, if you follow my IG account, you have seen posts of this awesome new nut butter I am head over heels for. I serendipitously (that's my favorite word by the way heehee) discovered my new favorite nut butter at the Tri Rock Expo before my race on Labor … Continue reading Humpday Giveaway! … Go Nuttzo
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!
We have all heard the saying you are what you eat. How about you are what you drink? How many of us have rushed days? How many times have you maybe finished a day and realized you should've had more greens than you did? How many of you struggle to make sure you … Continue reading Green Dranks: Super charge your mornings
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?
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
To be in a natural state. That is how I usually am. If you know me, you know that you can probably count on one hand the number of times you've seen me really decked out in makeup. Like REAL done up. Yeah. That usually happens only on holidays or special occasions. My poor boyfriend … Continue reading Au Naturale