With holidays comes holiday treats! From cookies to cakes, there are no shortage of yummy desserts all around you. Now you may be wondering, if I’m trying to get in shape and workout, should I have that cookie? Well, my answer is yes!
Well, it’s already November y’all! I can’t even believe it. I try to stay as stress free as possible during this time but I know everyone can use tips on keeping sane during the holidays!
This is a time of year filled with holiday work parties and spending time with family! I am a meticulous planner so last minute changes or anything new can definitely bump up my stress level. While I do love seeing family and going out, it can cause some stress, albeit good stress.
What a nice weekend! The weather down in Texas cooled down again. I had a wild week and was definitely ready to knock out my long run.
Let’s talking about my favorite subject: Running! I love getting outdoors and feeling the sunshine on my skin. It’s definitely a good time for me to think and reflex or just let loose and jam out to my music! I thought I would give you a little run down of my favorite running essentials! Continue reading Running Essentials!
They say that fitness is so much easier when you find your tribe. I’ve got to say that is SO TRUE! When I got connected to the Tone It Up community I became a stronger person physically and mentally. Here’s just a little bit about my experience with Tone It Up!
As I’m typing this up, I’m sipping some peppermint tea. I’ve really tried hard this week to lay off the caffeine and just make time to meditate and relax. I’ve even got my Google calendar set up with reminders to meditate and appointments for time to relax. I also swapped my coffee for tea! It’s been great to really just take a step back. That meant this was a mellow weekend! Continue reading Mellow Weekend!
Let’s be honest here. I’m sure you’ve all been scrolling on Instagram and have seen multiple people showing off their protein supplements and things like that. Heck, I’m guilty of having a few posts about my favorite supplements: Unico Nutrition. I know some people have questions like, how do I go about incorporating supplements into my diet? Should I even take them? Let’s break it down! Continue reading Incorporating Supplements Into Your Diet
You may have heard the phrase before: High Intensity Interval Training. You might have even see the acronym HIIT. I’m here to let you know that it’s not as scary as it sounds and you’ll be able to benefit from adding this type of workout into your routine!
Well if you haven’t heard the news, you may not know that I have a strained hip flexor. It’s a bummer but I think it’s been something that I have been neglecting for a while. This week has been resting and low impact cardio.
So what does this mean for marathon training? I’m actually not freaking out about it. I know that I’ll have to readjust my goals but I know that my body is strong and it will continue to be strong once I have recovered. Continue reading Injury Update and Weekend Recap
One of my favorite things to tell people when they are starting to workout but aren’t quite sure where to stay is: find your play! Continue reading Find Your Play!