How to Get Over Those Gym Newbie Jitters

Anybody who has ever started out at the gym was once a newbie and knows what I’m talking about. It’s nerve wracking at first; feeling like your every move is being watched and judged in a place where you know the chances of failing are great. I started out just like that – I used […]

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Creating your dream core

Abs! I’ve been big on abs since before I even began this incredible journey. They were something I initially worked on during almost every workout. It took about a year, but my hard work did pay off!  Current ab situation, a little less lean than usual nut they’re under there! Defined abdominals aren’t for everyone, […]

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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 a Healthier 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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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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MOTIVATION: A Tool in your Wellness Toolbox.

Motivation is inspiration. It is the thing that gets you going, that pushes you to make plans towards your future dreams and goals. Finally getting motivated and feeling that excitement is a wonderful rush; a surge of determination to make your dreams a reality. But unfortunately… that’s it. Motivation alone can’t get you where you […]

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