Why Should Women Lift Weights?

There are so many reasons why women should lift weights, but I’ll just share some TOP reasons: *Lifting makes us more toned. Even if we “gain” weight, we look smaller! (so no, lifting won’t make you bulk, ladies) *You burn more calories during your CARDIO workouts if you have more muscle! *You burn more FAT …

Happy Spring!

Can you believe it’s Spring, already?   This delicious salad is perfect to make in a large batch. It will hold in the fridge for about a week without the dressing. Or, if you like to prep your meals for the week, you can also store the salad in individual containers and pack your dressing on the side.  Today’s recipe …

Simple, Healthy, & LOW-CARB! What?!

Are you looking for a twist on a traditional spaghetti recipe? This spaghetti squash recipe is not only simple and healthy, but LOW-CARB, too! Today’s recipe is Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash: Ingredients: 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup vegetable broth 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves For …

What to do When Motivation Leaves You

We all know the days where we just wake up, CRUSH our workouts, eat healthy, have success in business… and essentially just freaking WIN the day, right? But what about the days where we feel just so BLAH and UNMOTIVATED? Well, my friends, that’s where HABIT kicks in. I didn’t just wake up one day and …

Pregnancy Update – 24 Weeks. Acid Refluxing. Baby Bumping. Staying Active.

Well, hey there! I’m on the cusp of week 24 in this whole growing-a-human journey, and I must say while I still have a good bit to go, time is going by FAST. It’s been a minute since I’ve given updates on what life is like right now, so heeeeeere we go! PREPARATIONS SO MANY …

Core de Force : Pregnancy Results!

Well, I DID IT! I committed to completing 60 days of the Core de Force workout program and I am feeling pretty darn good about myself. Core de Force is an MMA-inspired cardio + toning program. I streamed the workouts every day in our spare bedroom, modified the core workouts, and felt like a badass …

How I’m Preparing for Once the Baby is Here!

Well, hey! Seriously, I’m humbled that you’re still keeping up with my prego-journey. I’m also pretty proud of myself for keeping this commitment weekly. High five Ash! Okay, let’s jump right in…. Brian & I will find out the gender of our baby in TWO DAYS! Our appointment is Thursday, January 5th and we’re getting …

What is CORE de FORCE?

I am SO PUMPED for this new program to release on OCTOBER 31! I’ve been waiting for a new Beachbody program that appeals to the masses — and I really believe THIS is it. So far, I’ve been able to try a few “sneak peek” workouts via Beachbody on Demand until the full program releases, …

How to stay healthy on vacation

Brian and I are fortunate enough to work for ourselves, so we can take some pretty spontaneous vacations 😉 Last week, we spent 5 days in Charleston, exploring this AMAZING city. But of course, it was a tad tough to stay on track with our workouts + our nutrition while in the car for 6 …