Feeling lost in your Body Goals, where to Start?

Are you ready to start working out but not sure where to start?  Has it been so long that you’re not sure how to start or afraid that you’ll look silly? I remember letting myself “go” prior to having the boys, my biggest was 150lbs, that might not seem like a lot but it is…

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2020 Fitness Goals

I get it, it is over two weeks into the new year so yeah I am a little late on this but better late than never. My only set in stone goal this year in regards to fitness is running a FULL marathon.  I haven’t really thought much about it since it is not till…

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December Fitness Goals

It’s December 2019! Whoo, end of a decade!  For this month I want to keep up with 2 days of running and adding 2 days of lifting.  I haven’t picked up a program but i have some time lol.  So that would mean 16 days of working out, out of 31 days.   I can do…

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Not Feeling Ready – Half in 3 weeks

I am signed up for the SA Rock n Roll Half Marathon, this will be my 7th (I think) I should really count them, lol. I signed up for it, as a way to motivate me to work out after having the baby.  I am feeling so unprepared. Yesterday I ran for about an hour…

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Postpartum Fitness Journey

Hi everyone, it has been 27 days since Baby Gavin made his appearance.  Labor was definitely shorter and recovery has gone well as well.  Last week I went for a slow – baseline jog and another run.  This week I want to do 2 runs as well but just being slow about it. Baby Gavin…

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Health & Fitness: One Size does not fit all

We go to professionals for advice on health, nutrition and fitness. Each “expert” in the field, doctors, fitness instructors etc… but there is no one size fits all in health & nutrition. And the real problem here, is that no one can really tell you what will work, it’s really all trial & error. Doctors…

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Avatar Nutrition Update

Hi everyone!!! This post is for those that know I have been using Avatar Nutrition for my “macros.” It is like a virtual nutritional coach and is $9.99 a month. The best 9.99 a month I have ever spent! This company created a algorithm that calculates your best macros, over time it learns you and…

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Update: 3 Weeks Post Show

Hey everyone! It is now 3 weeks post show and I have been “Reverse Dieting” with Avatar.  What is “reverse dieting” you ask? Well there is plenty of information on the internet so I will keep it brief.  When one is “dieting” or “cutting” there is a calorie deficit in order to lose weight, then…

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12 Weeks out

So, I am 12 weeks out that’s 84 days or 2016 hrs, or 120, 960 minutes… and I am nervous as can be. Today I went to my first posing session, fortunately a local trainer hosted a FREE session that included posing practice and we were given 1:1 tweaks during that time. I am so…

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Bikini Prep: 13 Weeks out

This past week was crazy, for work we had an all day training and a half day of team building. That is great except that it threw off my whole schedule and eating.  I worked my best to track my macros but felt short this week (not sure if I just let myself slide too…

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3 Keys To Dialing In Your Macronutrient Ratios

Building? Maintaining? Looking to lose some fat? What you eat is as important as how you work out. Craft your macronutrient ratio with these tips! Source: 3 Keys To Dialing In Your Macronutrient Ratios

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Monday Motivation 

Motivation Monday  Here are some of my progress pictures:  2013 training for my first half, running 5 days a week 4+ miles & eating ~1200 calories 2014 I began eating Superfoods and weight lifting, eating ~1600 calories  2017 post baby, meeting my macros Carbs 140g, Protein 100g+ & Fiber 34g weight lifting & running  Eating…

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