Fitness

Why I Won’t Be Posting Posed vs Relaxed Pictures

The Instagram fitness community is seeing an overwhelming trend of body positivity and self-love at every stage of the “get fit” process. While I love that being BoPo is SO hot right now (it should always be in style, IMO), I’m not on the Posed vs Relaxed bandwagon -- and…

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Why I Won’t Be Posting Posed vs Relaxed Pictures
5 Tips to Stick to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

5 Tips to Stick to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

The new year is the perfect time to turn a new leaf and make a fresh start. Many of us make New Year's resolutions that are health and fitness related (I definitely did). Whether you’re trying to start a new diet or commit to working out, it can be hard…

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This or That | Macro Comparisons: Halloween Candy

Trick or treat! It’s that time of year again. October and fall weather has officially hit us here in Chicago, which can only mean one thing… Halloween is EVERYWHERE! Walk into any grocery store and you are bombarded with marketing for those oh, so scrumptious bite size treats for your…

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This or That | Macro Comparisons: Halloween Candy
Workout Wednesday: Shoulders

Workout Wednesday: Shoulders

It’s funny that I initially wanted to start this blog to tailor it around fitness and instead, it has more morphed more into me talking about life experiences, my perspective on self-love and mindset, even a handful of healthy recipes, with very few posts in the “fitness” section of my…

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4 Things Every Beginner Yogi Should Have

September is National Yoga Month, so I thought it would be fitting to share some of the essentials that every yogi should own if they’re really interested in delving into their own yoga practice. If yoga has been on your to-do list, now is the time! Many yoga studios have…

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4 Things Every Beginner Yogi Should Have
Product Review: The Lion’s Choice Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Product Review: The Lion’s Choice Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Just call me a cookie monster, y'all! It doesn’t matter if it’s cookie dough, real cookies, Oreos (they aren’t real cookies, they are their own monster), you name it… if it has to do with a cookie, I probably want it. So when I saw that The Lion’s Choice made…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Protein Pancakes

One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is to just wake up slow. To me, that means laying in bed and snuggling up with my blankets until I'm ready for breakfast. When that "ready for food" feeling hits, I'll make my way to the kitchen and whip…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Protein Pancakes
Healthy Twist on Papa John’s Cheeseburger Pizza

Healthy Twist on Papa John’s Cheeseburger Pizza

For anyone that has known me for a while, you know that I am by NO MEANS a cheeseburger person. I am 110% a pizza person. Growing up, the times my Papa Bear (as I so lovingly call my father) would go to town on the grill (charcoal, of course,…

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

As my bio says, I’m a self-proclaimed Betty Crocker… what does that mean? It means that I LOVE cooking and baking. It is so fun for me to experiment in the kitchen. I’m on a mission to make all of my favorite meals healthier without sacrificing taste! It isn’t often…

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Stuffed Bell Peppers
Macro-Friendly Pizza

Macro-Friendly Pizza

Most of the time if you are trying to lose weight or eat healthy, the thought of pizza makes you cringe. Not because it doesn’t sound appetizing, but because it sounds so unbelievably delicious and you know you shouldn’t be eating it because it will throw you off track with your…

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My Normal Grocery Haul

As a fitness fanatic who follows flexible dieting practices, I have the ability manage my intake and avoid binging because, while the majority of my meals come from nutrient dense foods, I am never deprived of the foods I crave — because I can simply fit them into my daily…

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My Normal Grocery Haul
Fun Fitness Classes to Try

Fun Fitness Classes to Try

How do you commit to a healthy lifestyle and stick with it? Many people fall out of their routine because it starts to bore them or they plateau and stop seeing changes. The best way to combat this? Try something new and change up your training! For the last year…

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Coming Soon

Hi all! Welcome! Thank you so much for visiting my website. I am spending a lot of my time making sure that the site is ready to officially launch in the upcoming months, and that when it does... it is absolutely perfect! I have so much to say and share. My…

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Coming Soon