Why is water so important?

I can’t stress enough how important it is to drink enough water! Here are six reasons to make sure you’re drinking enough water every day: 1. Drinking Water Helps Maintain the Balance of Body Fluids. 2. Water Can Help Control Calories. 3. Water Helps Energize Muscles. 4. Water Helps Keep Skin Looking Good. 5. Water …

Easy, Healthy, & Ready in 20 Minutes

Who doesn’t love a meal that is healthy and ready in 20 minutes? Stir-fries are fast and hit every food group from veggies to lean protein. Start to finish, this simple dish can be ready in 20 minutes. This particular recipe is lighter and healthier than a traditional stir-fry recipe. It’s packed with veggies, sweetened with honey, and served over whole-grain brown …

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 …

Tired of the Same Boring Sandwich?

Are you tired of eating the same boring sandwich or salad for lunch? If you answered “yes”, you’re in luck! These chicken avocado spring rolls are easy to make and a perfect lunch for anyone, even kids!  Today’s recipe is Chicken Avocado Spring Rolls: Ingredients: 12 rice paper wrappers 1 cup arugula 1 cucumber, julienned 1 …

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 …