I have been wanting to try Golden Milk for a few years now, and I have just been "too busy" to actually sit down and research it, make it, and try it. Well, I got my act together, and now I am in love! After trying a few recipes, this is the one that I … Continue reading Golden Milk and the benefits of Turmeric
My body grew and housed this perfect tiny human. For the past 5 months it has been his only source of food. So why then have I spent the past 5 months frustrated that my abs haven't returned, or my arms and thighs are chunkier? 🤷🏻♀️ I'm human, and I struggle with things like body image … Continue reading What do you see when you look in the mirror?
How to stay motivated when the scale is bringing you down. People are often to quick to jump on the scale every morning to see if the number has changed (and by "people" I mean ME). I gained 55 pounds while I was pregnant with Caleb. I have felt pretty embarrassed about that number because, instead … Continue reading 8 Non-Scale Successes: Healthy is not a number!
FIT TIP FRIDAY: Don't rely on your scale! I was chatting to my sister yesterday and kind of complaining about the fact that my post-baby body is getting me down. While I was pregnant everyone told me the weight would just drop off because I stayed healthy and fit throughout my pregnancy, AND I was planning … Continue reading Healthy is Not a Number!
Are you someone who loves soda? I used to drink tons of Coke while practicing violin. I craved the sugar, the caffeine, and the fizz. Sadly, this did nothing good for my health. Luckily, I came to my senses and quit soda. If you love your sweet, fizzy fix, try replacing your sodas with sparkling … Continue reading How to Break your Soda Addiction
Ever since becoming a mom my back has gotten pretty stiff and sore. It's no surprise considering the amount of nusring, carrying, rocking, and snuggling of the tiny human that takes place 24/7 these days. Backbends can seem intimidating, but you don’t have to be a contortionist, or be able to drop into a full … Continue reading 4 Simple Backbends for New Moms
I love Mango, I use it as often as I can. In the Winter months I buy frozen, organic mango chunks just to keep me going! Other than making awesome tropical tasting Shakeology smoothies with mango, another favorite is using it to top yoghurts and oatmeal. I've had a few friends ask how to cut … Continue reading How to Cut Fresh Mango
Some people have naturally open hips and, therefore, hip openers feel like heaven. For others who have tight hips, or hips that have been made tight by running or sports, hip openers can be the most dreaded form of stretching. Whether we spend most of our time sitting down in an office chair or driving … Continue reading 4 Great Hip Openers
Since starting the brand new Beachbody workout program, The Master's Hammer and Chisel, I have been asked by a number of people why I would want to lift weights, or why I want to "bulk up." So, I thought I would take a moment to share some research about why EVERY woman should be lifting weights. Here are 7 reasons YOU should be lifting weights.
So I recently received quite a nasty reply to one of my emails I sent out, sharing some of my struggles and some of my successes, and inviting anyone who is interested to come join me for some support, motivation, and accountability (both for me and for them - we can all use a little … Continue reading A sure way to define yourself