5 Tips for Sticking to an Exercise Routine

I don’t know about you, but my Facebook Newsfeed is absolutely littered with celebrity diet secrets and unapologetic self-proclaimed CrossFit gym rats among other extreme dieting and workout tips. The constant proliferation of these types of images and messages promote a lifestyle that is in my opinion, unsustainable and unrealistic for the average person, so…

How I Changed My Lifestyle

I want to start this article by explaining that I have never been overweight. At my worst, I weighed about 140 pounds at 5 foot 5, which was although arguably on the outer cusp of what is considered a “normal,” healthy weight is not by any means heavy. At 140, though, I definitely did not…

4 Tips Get to the Front Row in an Exercise Class

Maybe you’ve done tons of group fitness classes, or maybe you just tried your first one this week. Whatever the case may be, you’ve probably noticed the front row of participants – a.k.a. the coordinated, the intense fitness junkies, the ones that are committed to going to the class every week, the leaders who everyone…

6 Ways to Avoid Heavy Carbs

A simple thing I did when I started to commit to eating better that really changed my life is avoiding what I call “Heavy Carbs,” which fall into your typical bread, white potatoes, pasta, and rice categories. More specifically, I have become a gluten-free eater from Monday to Friday, and let me tell you –…