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Oh, hello abs.

Oh, there you are abs. After two kids, and a few years of lackluster core workouts, I thought you were gone forever, but turns out you’re still there. Every time I sneeze or laugh, I painfully remember where you are. I braved another yoga class last Saturday afternoon – 1 hour and 15 minutes of […]

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My Journey to Becoming a Yogi…started last night

I almost didn’t go. It was cold and rainy outside. I had had a long day with the boys, and the thought of curling up on the couch with my favorite jogging pants, a glass of red wine and Ray Donovan was very appealing. But, maybe doing something different; physically leaving the house and moving […]

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Make it Count

As I was doing my 25 minute workout this morning I thought about how drastically my exercise routine has changed since having Jack. I used to take an hour and a half to get to the gym, change and do a Body Pump class. And I would exercise at least 5 times per week. Now, I workout […]

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The Weekly Round Up: Recipes, Health Tips & Timesaving Tricks

Often at the end of a week I find myself with a list of recipes, health tips, or timesaving tricks that I want to share with my readers. Each one doesn’t necessarily warrant a blog post of its own, but I don’t want them to go to waste – below is a list of recipes […]

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Avoid the “Freshman 15”

For anyone that’s gone to college or university you probably understand what it means to gain the “freshman 15.” It’s the inevitable weight gain that happens as a result of being away from your mom’s cooking, and thrown into the world of cafeteria food, ordering in at all hours of the night, beer and sleeping […]

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Weekly Health Tip: Nike Training Club App

Do you find yourself coming up with excuses to avoid working out this summer? Thanks to the Nike Training Club app you no longer have any. Sorry. Excuse #1: I’m too busy Not enough time to workout? You can choose 15, 30 or 45-minute workouts depending how much time you have. And, you don’t have […]

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Strengthen your Immune System

This time of year is cold & flu season. It’s cold outside so everyone spends more time indoors, and germs circulate making it very easy to catch a cold or the flu. Your best defense against getting sick this season is a good offense: a.k.a a strong immune system. Knock on wood – I can’t remember the […]

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Have 20 Minutes?

Most of my posts cover healthy eating, but what about exercise? Regular exercise is such an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. Exercising a minimum of 3 times per week can benefit your health in so many ways. To name a few: -Sweating rids your body of toxins -Regular exercise releases endorphins that boost […]

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My Basic Rules for Healthy Living

Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in the latest food trends, and all the nutritional noise out there can leave you feeling overwhelmed. When it comes down to it, healthy living is not that difficult. It comes down to the basics: 1. Eat something small within 30 minutes of getting up (gets your metabolism […]

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Exercising with a Colombian Twist

Working out is really important to me. Not only for staying in shape & staying healthy, but for the mental benefits as well. When you raise your heart rate your body releases endorphins, which can be described as a natural anti-depressant. Sweating gets rid of built-up toxins, and you feel more energetic & sharp after […]

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