Tips to Help Prevent Snacking

Almost a month into the new year and many of us are trying to stick to healthy routines. One of the toughest things for me personally is to cut out the unnecessary snacking. When that hungry feeling hits mid-morning, mid-day or at night, it is hard not to reach for something crunchy or sweet. Even though... Continue Reading →

Tips for Running a Spartan Race

Running a Spartan Race was one goal I wanted to check off my fitness list. I am happy to say that I did it and would do it again in a heartbeat. It was such a great experience. It challenged me physically and mentally and I would recommend anyone give it a shot. If you... Continue Reading →

How To Do a 4-Minute Plank

I have been doing planks as part of my ab workouts for some time now, but it wasn't until the past few months that I started to take it more seriously. Planks are a great way to strengthen your core and build up your ab muscles. I had been sticking to doing planks for 90... Continue Reading →

Top 7 Fitness Gift Ideas

Holiday shopping is in full swing as we are quickly approaching December. If you have someone on your list who enjoys being active, check out my top 7 fitness gift ideas for inspiration. #1 Foam Roller A foam roller or stretch band is a gift that will be used on a regular basis for post-workout... Continue Reading →

Protein-Packed Parfait Recipe

After a workout, I try to incorporate as much protein as I can into my snack to help my muscles recover. One of my favorite go-to snacks is a protein-packed parfait. My recipe calls for vanilla Chobani yogurt, Back to Nature Cranberry Pecan Granola (gluten free) and strawberries. Protein-Packed Parfait Ingredients Time to make: <5 minutes ... Continue Reading →

How To Do Pull-Ups

When I set out to attempt pull-ups about a year ago, I knew it would be a daunting task. I had been doing weight training with my workout partner for some time to try to build up my upper body strength. Being able to do a pull-up was one of my fitness goals that I... Continue Reading →

My 3 Must Have Gym Accessories

When you spend a decent amount of time at the gym, you figure out your go-to products that you can't leave home without. My 3 must have gym accessories are my CobaltX Zero Gravity wireless headphones, my FitBit Alta and my CamelBak water bottle. #1 Gym Accessory: Bluetooth Wireless Headphones My first must-have gym accessory is... Continue Reading →

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