active · faves · favorite things · fitness · fitnesscompetitor · health · healthy · lifestyle · self care · self love · self-discovery · workout · Yoga

Getting Out of Our Minds and Into Our Bodies

In a time when life can seem chaotic and the to-do lists are never-ending, there’s something I choose to do to center myself. To get out of my mind and into my body. I meet my yoga mat. Those first few moments connecting with breath on my mat are filled with racing thoughts. My mind… Continue reading Getting Out of Our Minds and Into Our Bodies

clean eats · family · faves · favorite things · fitness · goals · health · healthy · lessons · life · life & love · lifestyle · long distance relationships · love · nutrition · relationships · self care · self love · self-discovery · travel · wisdom · workout

5 Ways I Simplified Life in 2016

In 2016 I committed to living life a bit simpler. The year started out with my boyfriend and I in a cross-country relationship, I was completing a full-house renovation, juggling my career, making time for friends and family, and figuring out post-fitness competition life. It was a hectic – yet amazing- time and I knew… Continue reading 5 Ways I Simplified Life in 2016

active · bikini · determination · fitness · fitnesscompetitor · goals · health · healthy · lifestyle · npc · npcbikini · self care · self love · weightlifting · workout

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

active · bikini · determination · fitness · fitnesscompetitor · goals · health · npc · npcbikini · running · self care · self love · self-discovery · spinning · weightlifting · workout

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

active · crossfit · fitness · fitnesscompetitor · health · healthy · lifestyle · npc · weightlifting · workout

Weekly Workouts & 4 Ways I Plan to Stop Living for the Weekend

Happy Hump Day Y’all! As part of this new series, I wanted to continue sharing my weekly workouts with you all – whether you’re looking for new workout ideas or curious how to balance a variety of different types of workouts. Without further ado, let’s get right into how I worked up a sweat last… Continue reading Weekly Workouts & 4 Ways I Plan to Stop Living for the Weekend

active · crossfit · determination · fitness · healthy · lifestyle · self care · weightlifting · workout

Weekly Workouts – How I Work Up A Sweat

Let’s get nerdy for a moment, shall we? It’s a common understanding that we can overwork our muscular system. But what about our central nervous system? Believe it or not, CNS overtraining is a real thang, folks. So the next time you crush a week full of workouts and it leaves you feeling tired, weak,… Continue reading Weekly Workouts – How I Work Up A Sweat

active · classpass · fitnesscompetitor · healthy · workout

My Latest ClassPass Experiences and Why I Decided to Quit

Before I get to a few reviews of recent ClassPass experiences, let me first say despite cancelling my membership, I am not knocking the service entirely. I think it’s a great option if you’re looking for variety and affordability. However, I feel as though the brand has grown at rapid speed and I have become… Continue reading My Latest ClassPass Experiences and Why I Decided to Quit