3 Days To A Fresh Start!

It’s that time again…time for the 3-Day Refresh! I’ll be honest, before July of this year, I had never actually stuck to a cleanse program. I would always cheat. I’d tell myself I *DESERVED* a treat because I was stressed out, or too busy, or whatever other excuse I came up with! I think part …

The Healthiest Part of My Day

Whew! I just got back from an awesome, intense weekend in Los Angeles! I was able to attend the Beachbody leadership conference, and I learned so much. It was supposed to be a 2-day trip, but winter storm Jonas had other plans for me. After a LONG day and a half of traveling, I’m FINALLY …

The Secret to Meatless Meals

I’m not a vegetarian. My husband loves to hunt, and I will gladly eat venison. Chicken is a staple of my diet. But, I like experimenting with meatless days. I love salads, roasted veggies, etc. Sometimes we forget about protein on those days, and then we wonder why we’re hungry 2 hours later. So, even if you’re …

How to find time to workout

How, in your busy schedule, can you find time to work out? I’m talking 20 minutes to 30 minutes to 45 to an hour– where is that time? Whether you’re a stay at home mom or dad, a working businessperson, a student– there’s a way to fit in being healthier and starting a workout routine. …

what does clean eating REALLY mean?

Is it washing off your fruit before you eat it? No, but that’s still a very good idea 🙂 So, if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram (@yogi_ashley) I talk a lot about “clean eating.” And I realize sometimes I overuse that word and under-explain what I mean, so I recently came across a …

4 things I eat when I crave SWEETS

I crave chocolate. A lot. I also love ice cream. And sometimes I have both– because this is life, and life is meant to be enjoyed. But too much of a sweet thing usually results in an unhappy stomach for this girl. SO I’ve found 5 go-to snacks that combine healthy & sweet, & satisfies my …

ectomorph, mesomorph, endomorph.. which one are you?

I think it’s so important if you’re on a fitness journey to learn about your natural body shape. I struggled for years (and, admittedly, still am not 100% confident) with being athletically curvy. I was never a super slim type girl; I was always running in soccer or in a permanent squat position in field hockey. …

Sweet potato chips

Do you know how good sweet potatoes are for you, but aren’t a fan? Even if you like them..sweet potato chips and a great way to mix up your meals. My husband does NOT like them, but we kept hearing about these baked chips & had to check them out …so may I present:   …

3 healthy food substitutes you need to know about

I’m all about my meals being flavorful. You could say I’m the kind of fitness-minded person who cares about food as much as her mid-afternoon occasional nap. Which is, to say, a lot. And I’m all about not changing TOO many things in your nutrition at once, because I believe that’s a recipe for disaster. …