Sticking to a workout routine during the year can be difficult. Heck, during the holidays having any sort workout routine can feel dang near impossible! Once you get home for the holidays do you feel singled out and slightly guilty for taking time for yourself to take a jog around the old neighborhood? Ya’ll are not alone! Going home is such a special time and I know I need to (...)
When you’re trying to get and stay in shape, it can be quite the task for most people. Sure, keeping a workout journal is a way to track what workouts you’ve done and what you’ve been eating but that can easily be forgotten about. With the popularity of fitness apps it’s never been easier to stay on track and be held accountable to stick to a fitness routine! Almost all (...)
Hey ya’ll welcome back to the blog! If you were to ask me the top 3 most important things in my life I would tell you, my family, inspiring this growing community, and staying physically active. In order to balance my professional life and home life it’s important for me to stay mentally and physically fit; this is why I work out!
The most obvious reason why I work out (...)
These days my schedule is more packed than ever! On any given day I can go from my morning workout to a meeting then straight to a shoot across town. You’ll never hear me complain one bit about it! However, the busier I am the easier it is to get wrapped up in the midst of it all. This is when I remind myself the importance of carving out time (...)
Hey ya’ll! To start the day I do my best to get my butt to a class or hit the road and go on a run. Don’t be fooled. There are those days that my schedule is filled with phone calls, emails, meetings, and shoots so I’m not always able to get that work out in! How cool would it be if by the time you got home from (...)
With summer being right around the corner, you’re probably busier than ever! Whether you’re running from shoot to shoot, heading back from a music festival, or just a busy parent; there’s a good chance your body is screaming for a little back up. After all, being on the go doesn’t always allow you to follow a healthy diet. Here are a few detox smoothie recipes Chriselle and I love to (...)
Wouldn't we all love to flaunt it like J-Lo in a two-piece? Well, booties come in all different shapes and sizes and my hope is that you know yours is beautiful today! Beyond being one of our many beautiful, curvaceous lines the Gluteus Maximus is one of the most important muscles in the body. It controls the movements of our lower body and also contributes to our overall posture. So (...)
Hey ya'll! I am super excited to share a cool new smoothie recipe with you! I like to call it the Sleepy Smoothie. A good nights sleep is so beneficial for us. When we sleep our body heals, our brain takes a break, and our skin rejuvenates. In this fast pace life we all lead it is so important for you to get your beauty sleep. In general you’re likely (...)
There are a lot of myths and misinformation floating around about what and how you should eat before and after workouts, but in our opinion, science wins. According to this scientific study, a pre-workout meal that includes carbs will help to fuel your body for maximum effect, and a post-workout meal will serve to replenish depleted glycogen stores, shortening recovery time. Planning your diet in this way is called (...)
Sugar cravings are a vicious cycle. The more you eat, the more you want. It never ends! Don't believe us? Just do a quick hunger check a couple hours after a breakfast of donuts and coffee. Chances are you're left unsatisfied and craving more carbs.
Satisfying that sweet tooth can give you a quick rush and a feeling of fullness, but it quickly wears off leaving you in a slump, (...)