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Protein Packed Smoothie Bowl

Great news! I have your new favorite breakfast! It’s fast, versatile, and full of flavor. Bonus – it’ll keep you full all the way till lunch. Ingredients: 1 scoop protein powder (I used Tone It Up chocolate plant-based) ¼ small banana, frozen 1.5 ounces frozen blueberries 1 cup unsweetened cashew milk 1/3 cup frozen cauliflower… Continue reading Protein Packed Smoothie Bowl

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The “Love Your Legs” Workout

I have good news and bad news, y’all. Bad news? This following workout will have you crawling to the bathroom in the days that follow. Good news? I have the perfect remedy for your sore, achey muscles. So let’s get to work. I happen to love training legs. Quads, Hammies, Glutes, even Calves. I love… Continue reading The “Love Your Legs” Workout

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Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

I get it. Not everyone loves to workout. It hurts. Sweating is gross. The couch sounds like a better idea. There’s an infinite number of excuses you can give as to why you hate working out. But here’s the thing. It doesn’t need to be that way. Hear me out. Working out doesn’t have to… Continue reading Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

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My First NPC Bikini Competition Recap!

I did it! On 10/31 I competed in my first NPC Bikini Fitness Competition at the Lee Haney Games here in Atlanta, GA. I competed in Bikini A Novice – for women under 35 years old, under 5’4 and placed in the top 5! What an emotional experience prepping for my first competition has been.… Continue reading My First NPC Bikini Competition Recap!

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NPC Bikini Post-Competition Life: I’m Ready!

“What are you going to do after the competition?”   Hands down, this is the #1 question people ask me lately. I have precisely 3 days that stand between me and show day and to distract myself from the grumblings coming from my stomach, I have been doing a ton of thinking. Thinking about what… Continue reading NPC Bikini Post-Competition Life: I’m Ready!

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NPC Bikini: 12 DAYS Out. Someone Give Me a Cracker! 12 Days. 288 Hours. 17,280 Seconds.  But whose counting?! Mental State: We truly all do get by with a little help from our friends. My girlfriends have stepped up in the biggest way possible lately. From coming over for tea, to coffee dates, to hourly check-in… Continue reading

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NPC Bikini: 2 Weeks Out. Brain-Dead, Tired and Hangry

17 Days. I can do it. I can do iiiiiit. Can’t I?!  Mental State: Hunger. Intense feelings of hunger – aka HANGRY pains. I literally think about food 90% of the day. The other 10% I’m asleep. Doubt. Am I ready? Since this is my first show, I have no benchmark on how I should… Continue reading NPC Bikini: 2 Weeks Out. Brain-Dead, Tired and Hangry