Sleep Smarter Recap

There were so many good tips from this book by Shawn Stevenson I wanted to recap and sum up what I learned or what was reinforced. Let's...

Conrad's Crunch: Taste the Gains

These are fire! I'm jumping right into the recipe because I really don't like when people explain there life story before they give the...

Does Calorie Counting Work?

Let’s get right into it and give some real world examples.. Pam, has lost 15 lbs in the last 4 months. We started training in person and...

Myth: Drinking Helps You Sleep

Alcohol’s depressant effects on the central nervous system lead to drowsiness and reduce the time it takes to fall asleep. However, once...

Neuromuscular Stretching

What is Neuromuscular stretching (NMS)? NMS is a technique that involves a process of isometrically contracting a desired muscle in a...

Myth: Keto is the Key to Fat Loss

Sometimes when we hit a plateau, we turn to the latest fad diet to save us. I've done it. We've all tried some kind of diet right?...

How Much Is Too Much Alcohol?

I think we all know what alcohol does to us, so here's some more info to make you feel guilty the next time you drink...jk. Here's more...

We Killed It On Our Bday Trip to Disney

In all honesty, I'm not a huge Disney fan. I do love Pooh Bear and I was Pocahontas for 3 months when I was 9 years old, but other than...

Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone

How often do we hold back from really challenging ourselves in a workout and wonder why we’re not seeing the results we want? I'm guilty....

Is Fasted Cardio Better for Fat Loss?

CLAIM: If you do fasted cardio you're going to use more fat for energy rather than carbohydrates - when you control everything else...

7 Tips for a Healthy Fall

Now is the time when everyone will start getting sick...Welcome to fall. Shorter days, colder nights, windy, but at least there's...

Health and Injury

"Sometimes when you get injured, you feel like you can use it as an excuse to eat all the food you want and not workout at all" (Samar...

Stop Meal Prepping

Start food prepping. Instead of packing Tupperware of full meals, start cooking or prepping foods you can use for the weeks' meals. It's...

10 People You Shouldn't Trust

Had a little fun with this post... We all have our preferences on how we eat our food, but there are a few red flags to look out for....

Energy Expenditure

How do we use the energy (calories) we consume? 4 components of your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE): 1. Resting Metabolic Rate...