Healthy Living-Choose Health!

One of the greatest things about Whole30 was seeing a change in my waistline and skin. The photo above was taken after 3.5 rounds of Whole30. It has not been modified. It just is a selfie taken at a weird angle. The dress I have on I could not wear for a long time. Now…

Soul Detox

📷: Pinterest  Today I wanted to talk about something that may be challenging, yet important. It’s about relationships. We can become physically ill because we are connected to harmful relationships.  One of the goals I set for 2017 was to stop investing in one sided relationships. They made me feel like a kleenix…Just there to…

R&R…

 Photo credit Pinterest.  Hello fitness and wellness friends. I hope you’re still on your journey. I have been under the weather the past few weeks. Therefore,  working out has ceased to happen. I don’t recommend working out when you’re sick…let your body heal.  This is my pre sickness face…I was exhausted. Should’ve tipped…

Do it for YOU!

Hello fitness friends! You’re amazing! I hope you’re being kind to yourself and eating healthy. I hope you’re exercising and gaining muscle. Do it for you! There are many people who choose diet and exercise for vanity. Magazines and media feed us images of people who have been airbrushed to society’s standard of perfection. If…

Reshape Your Body

  Hello my fitness friends. I have not forgotten you. While I work on another post about hormones, I wanted to post something about getting lean. Nutrition is crucial to having a healthy body and getting lean. There is another component that people can overlook, resistance training. Disclaimer: Talk to your doctor before starting a…

Perfectionism is Self Abuse

Hello my fitness friends. I hope you are enjoying today! I wanted to chat with you about something that will hopefully help you along this wellness journey. Let’s talk about perfectionism. Perfectionism is self abuse. Since I am running a Biggest Loser Competition and have friends with high fitness goals, I see how perfectionism can…

Free Your Mind…

Hello friends! I hope this week is treating you well. I am excited it is finally warm here. The sun is shining! Hello Spring. 🙂 Tonight I wanted to talk to you about one of the most important parts of the wellness journey! Freeing your mind of junk. Yes, your mind. It’s easy to empty…

Take 5

We spend so much of our time doing. We are busy from sun up until sun down. We are plugged in, connected, and constantly busy. Today, I would like to talk about something we sometimes fail to do, but it’s very important for our well-being; rest. Rest is so important. We can think that running…

Salt, Sleep, Stress, and Your Body

Ah, the three S’s-Salt, Sleep, and Stress. These three things all impact your health. I will break them down by category. Salt: Our bodies need salt as an electrolyte*. Salt is an important component. Over consumption of salt causes our bodies to retain water. Water retention causes us to be heavy on the scale. You…

Rest and Your Health

Rest is an important part of your well-being. All work and no play makes us grumpy and also damages our health. If you have a strenuous workout routine, you need at least one rest day. Try not to over-train the same muscle group. Muscles need time to repair after a strength training session. It is…