5 Things That Could be Standing in the Way of Your Fitness Goals

+ what to do about it! Hi friends! Hope you enjoyed the weekend! We’re getting into Week 4 of Summer Shape Up if you’d like to check out the workout plan for this week + all of the details here. I’ll be back later today with some pics from the weekend, but in the meantime, […]

vitamin sea

 Hi friends! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? Hope you had a great one. <3 We spent some time with friends, relaxed at the house, and I caught an OTF class in addition to teaching Zumba. It was pretty low key around here; just the way I like it. Oh, and I also slept for […]

Random random survey

Hi friends! Hope you’re having an amazing week. We’re off on some adventures with Kyle and Meg, so today I have a little blog survey. These surveys remind me of the Myspace days haha. It’s always fun to read these on other blogs, and I’d love if you answered some of these questions in the […]

Weekly Fitness Must-Have: the Fitbit Alta

Today, let’s talk about fitness trackers! Soooooo I’ve tried out quite a few fitness trackers in my day. 🙂 Here are my reviews of the Fitbit Flex, Polar A360, Fitbit Charge, and Polar Loop. My current favorite tracker of the group: For the past few months, I’ve been using and loving the Fitbit Alta. 

A Change I Made for My Health

I’ve aligned with a skincare and cosmetics company that I’m genuinely passionate about, and I’m excited to share all of the details with you.  As you guys know, I’m not really an “absolutes” type of person. I used to try to follow stringent eating and exercise rules, until I realized that life is much happier […]

My Thoughts on Fitness for Vanity

Hellooooooo. How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a wonderful one so far.  [This post dives into some fitness and body-related content, so if you know that it’s not a comfortable topic for you, please meet me back here tomorrow am! What we read can affect our minds and bodies, and it’s up to us to surround […]

7 Ways to be More Productive

Hi friends! How’s the morning treating you? Hope you enjoyed the goat cheese queso recipe. 🙂 Today I thought we could share some planning and productivity tips with each theory.  This is something I’ve had some questions about lately, and I thought I’d share since I always love to hear what strategies help others make […]

How to cook salmon: 10 different ways

Hey hey hey! How’s the day going? Thank you so much all of the sweet wishes about my nerve repair surgery. Everything went well and I’m on the mends! I took the day off yesterday to rest a bit but am back in the swing of things now. I also have a sweet splint on […]

How much cardio is too much?

Hi friends! How’s the morning going?? For today, I thought it would be fun to tackle a very popular reader’s request regarding how much cardio to do. But first, a huge congratulations to the winner of our Bitsy’s giveaway: Katie S! The lucky winner has been emailed.  We’re having an amazing time in Tucson, especially […]

“Before we leave San Diego” bucket list

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful day. I have not one, but two new posts up on the PBB site if you’d like to check them out! How to maintain your workout intensity while decreasing the impact + some healthy breakfast toast ideas. Since we’re officially not staying in San Diego forever (to my […]

Things I Didn’t Know About Marriage

  Since we’re heading into wedding season, I thought it would be fun to talk about marriage since I know some of you have nuptials on the horizon. Such an exciting time. <3 I’ve had a few requests for posts on this subject, and it’s one of those subjects which I’m not at all qualified to write […]

8 Ways to Deadlift

This made me laugh way harder than it should have. Ok, currently I don’t either. 😉 (You know, that whole “6 weeks of rest” thing.) But we’re in unusual circumstances right now, and usually, I LOVE lifting. Like in a weird way. One of my all-time favorite exercises: the good ol’ deadlift. I have to […]