One of my favorite things to ask when someone is just getting their start in fitness is this “What do you want to achieve?” The answers usually range from “Lose weight” to “Be able to run X miles without stopping” That’s a great start but what truly helps you get there is setting intermittent goals. Continue reading Tips To Create Strong Goals
Everyone has that one friend who is always sad, or a negative Nancy. Now, if there is a genuine reason to be upset, then that’s fine. However, a person being a downer to the point where my affects your life is NOT OKAY. Today we’re talking about friendships and their impact in your life! Continue reading Are Your Friendships Healthy?
It’s been a fun weekend and I tried really hard to take pictures throughout the days! Continue reading Weekend Update!
My favorite time of year is around the corner! Now, Houston doesn’t real do seasons but fall/winter holidays are definitely my favorite. Pumpkin and Peppermint are added to absolutely everything and it’s okay to wear loud crazy colors!
Another thing that comes along with Thanksgiving and Christmas is fun runs and 5k races! These are definitely the best time to jump in and start running. Well, that and it might help keep the calories from adding up, haha! Continue reading Choosing and Running Your First Race
I’m typing this up laying on the couch trying to stay awake. It’s been a crazy weekend!
So today, I’m going to get real with you guys. I’m going to be sharing a bit of my story and how I got to where I am. Continue reading Making Self Care A Priority
Eating healthy does not have to be expensive! I get it, you look on Instagram and Facebook and people have shopping carts full of Organic, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, what have you. Honestly, unless you have specific dietary restrictions, that’s not necessary! Continue reading Eating Healthy On A Budget
What a weekend y’all! It definitely started with a bang when I signed up for the Houston Marathon! That’s 26.2 miles. Oh my word!
So how did I get here? Well, this year has been SUCH a whirlwind. I feel like I’ve been continuing to improve and become a better and stronger runner. I feel confident in my skills and the race is still far out enough that I can adjust my training and continue to build mileage after my half marathon in November. And, I’m also crazy and love pushing myself so I figured, why not?! Haha! Continue reading Weekend Update!
So getting started on your fitness journey is definitely a challenge but sometimes once you get going, you can get in a slump. Not only does your body get accustomed to your workouts but you aren’t mentally engaged and aren’t making progress.
At the beginning of this year, I started incorporating different types of workouts. I will forever enjoy running but I was starting to get burned out. I began following the Tone It Up community and began to fit in High Intensity Interval Training into my workout schedule. The fast paced full body workouts were a major shock to my body. Yes I was sore and some days were HARD but I began to notice muscle definition. Continue reading How To Get Fit Without Getting Bored