How to Build your Butt!

The women in my family are blessed with great bum genetics. But last year, after going through some stressful and unfortunate circumstances, I was down to 102 lbs and struggling. Truthfully, I didn’t want anybody checking out my backside; I was ashamed because I felt like I was simply wasting away. I wanted to gain […]

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The Number One Reason WHY Your Dreams are NOT Coming True

I’ve always been drawn to understanding people. What I’m really interested in is what drives people, what motivates them. What makes us different? What separates the people who are just going through the motions in life from those who are consciously being and growing? Why are some people successful, and some aren’t? Believing in yourself […]

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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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Healthier Food Habits: Do’s and Don’ts

Over the years, I have tried many different diets on my journey to healthier living. You name it, I’ve tried it. Vegan, Low Carb, Raw, Paleo. I even dipped my toe into the Master Cleanse diet for a day. I know that every body is different, and different strategies are going to maximize different results […]

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Should you Start Doing Front Squats?

Hello Strong Babes! I have been struggling hard for the last year to grow these legs, but they are crazy stubborn, and therefore still my weakest point. Well this week I added a new addition to my leg workouts, and I think it’s going to be a game-changer: Front Squats.  Check out these legs today! […]

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Straightforward Shoulder Workout

I’ve been readjusting my focus for development towards different parts of my body every couple of months. It’s important to assess what needs tweaking, perfecting, or even just extra attention every once in a while. Right now, I’m really into building round, strong shoulders! Maybe it’s just summer calling me, but these hot weather tanks […]

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