The Monster

We all have a dark side. To deny that is to deny our very existence. Most of us are very well-rounded beings. That means that each and every one of us represents both sides of the coin; the good and the bad, the light and the dark, the right and the left. I do believe […]

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10 Ways to Relieve Stress that AREN’T Total Bullsh*t

This is not your cookie-cutter stress relief list; you know, the one that said take a bath and smell some fresh lavender and all your problems will go away? This list came from the need to see something more realistic. I’ve looked up natural remedies for stress on the internet and I’m tired of seeing […]

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Quick Personal Update && Vegas Vacation Pics!

Hey everyone! Tonight, just a short post to update whats going on with me! I was away for the weekend in Las Vegas and I had a wicked, much needed vacation. It was fun to dress up, see a couple of shows, and just let lose! I am, without a doubt, a very busy person. […]

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Why Food Prep is Paramount for your Goals

This is going to be a great discussion. Who doesn’t love to talk about food? Food preparation is so important when it comes to creating an efficient wellness routine, especially if you are working towards a specific goal. Why is food prep so important? Firstly, it gives you control over what you are eating. I know exactly what’s […]

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How to Create Your Dream Core

Defined abdominals aren’t for everyone, you either want them or you don’t. If you DO want them, this post is for you! Creating a strong core was something I was initially drawn to in fitness – and initially I worked them out during almost every workout. Not only us a stable core important for fitness […]

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Idolize Yourself

In the past couple of days I have been asked a few times: “who is your role model”? The short answer is: I don’t really have one. I used to idolize a few women in the fit community: Paige Hathaway, Dana Linn Bailey, Nikki Blackketter. Each one of those women is beautiful and strong. I spent so much […]

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Tips for Staying Healthy on Vacation

Hey everyone! I just had the pleasure of taking a trip to Mexico for my big sister’s wedding, which was absolutely phenomenal. Me, enjoying the last day on the beach! Since hopping on the wellness train, I hadn’t yet taken a vacation like this. All-inclusive resorts are amazing, but they also create certain conditions in […]

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June 2015 Check-in

Hey Everyone! It’s time for my very first mid-month check-in! Being that this is the first month, my check in is a little late. Future check-ins will be as close to the 15th as possible. Nevertheless, here it is! Improvements: Obliques are looking solid, upper body is getting thicker. Current Focus: On my legs, which […]

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Personal Training: A Recount of my Experience

I chugged my redbull and squeezed the can with my hand, lazily tossing it into the garbage can outside the gym. I was arriving to meet with my trainer for the first time. When I got in, we said a quick hello and he lead me into a back office. I evaluated him from my […]

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