Goal Setting and Motivation

We’ve all had goals that we just couldn’t seem to stick to. That New Year’s resolution that lasted all of a week or the goal to stop eating sugar that ended at 9pm with a box of cookies. We’ve all been there, myself included. So why do we see...

Getting Shit Done

Have you ever woken up feeling like you’re going to conquer the world? You write a whole list of everything you are going to do that day and think ‘man, I’m going to be so productive today’ but somehow manage to get nothing done? I certainly...

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday

Peanut coconut chicken satay cups To make: *wonton wrappers *cooked chicken (diced) *spinach *peanut coconut sauce (I got mine at Whole Foods for $2.99) *shredded carrots *Heat oven to 350 *place chicken in a Tupperware container and add sauce. Close lid, shake and...

Motivation

We all have those days. The one where you just have zero motivation to get up from the couch and the gym seems like the most daunting task ever. Maybe you’ve had a particularly rough week or you’re getting over being sick. While it is certainly okay, even...

When scary is a good thing

   Sometimes it’s the things that scare us the most that help us grow the most.  For me, I’ve always been afraid of making too many waves. I was always afraid of saying the wrong thing. God forbid someone didn’t agree with me. Yet...

One Simple Habit

When trying to make a change we often times get excited and want to do everything at once. While enthusiasm is great, focusing on too many things at the same time usually leads to a whole lot of nothing getting done. If you’re like me you probably start out...

Things don’t always go according to plan

   These are the pancakes I made yesterday. Yep, they’re lumpy, gooey, and misshapen. I honestly have no clue where I went wrong. I used the same ingredients I always use, cooked them on the same pan with the same coconut oil I always use, but they...

The dirty truth about supplements

If you watch the news chances are you heard about vitamins being pulled from big name stores for mislabeled products. So should you be worried about what’s in that multivitamin you take in the morning or the protein powder in your post workout shake? The answer...

Progress Not Perfection

Have you ever started a new diet or fitness plan? Were you so excited you dove right in and stuck to your plan 100% only to get bored or burnt out weeks later? Maybe you were doing really well and then you were at a party and had a piece of cake and thought oh well,...

20 minute cardio blast

We all want to enjoy our weekend but it’s important to make time for fitness. Here’s one of my favorite quick workouts. It’s short but you’ll be sweating by the end! This workout is tabata style (20 seconds of work 10 seconds rest for 8...