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What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

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What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

You guys! I’m so sorry I’ve slacked on posting my weekly meal plans here! I’m back on it though and this week is a super delicious week!! I’ve been adding boosts to my morning shakes because I’m deep into tri training + The Master’s Hammer & Chisel so I need a little extra something for…

3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

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3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

Fresh off that beautiful thing i like to call a conference high. Conferences are so inspiring! invigorating! motivating! After a conference whether it’s about getting your life together, starting your own business, all the new things coming out in technology, or whatever it is… you can’t help but leave with a new passion for whatever it…

What’s on my plate: Week of July 10

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What’s on my plate: Week of July 10

This week I’m trying to incorporate all of Dr. Greger’s daily dozen into my meals every day!! We’ll see how I do… I’m sure over time I’ll get better at it when it starts coming more naturally! Links to recipes: Shakeology Apple Pie Green Smoothies Black Bean Burgers Whole Wheat Buns Grilled Steak Fries Killer…

Triathlon Training: SWIMMING!!!!

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so triathlon training is hard. You have to swim, bike, AND run during training and you have to do each multiple times a week. which means you will likely be doubling up on workout days. and you’ll also be exhausted and hungry all the time when you’re not training. but it’s kinda awesome at the same time!…

21 day fix day 2: upper fix

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21 day fix day 2: upper fix

Rocking the regular 21 day fix this week- hence the day 2! I’m in Chicago this week so I’m using bands instead of weights and 21 day fix offers band mods for all the workouts. Woot!  Today’s upper fix was two rounds, 5 exercises per round, each exercise for 60 seconds, repeat each round twice….

21 day fix extreme day 6: the workout

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21 day fix extreme day 6: the workout

Dirty 30 extreme sure is dirty! Man that was a tough one!! All complex movements so your upper AND lower body will be nice and sore! The workout is 3 rounds, 2 exercises per round, do each round twice Round 1: Left curtsy lunge with 1/2 moon shoulder raise (I started these with 6# light…

21 day fix day 4: Lower Fix Extreme

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21 day fix day 4: Lower Fix Extreme

There was this one time in my life where my legs worked properly. i swear it was a thing. not any more. my legs are JELLY! man oh man are they tired after that amazing workout!! This one is about 35 minutes so if you’re trying to squeeze it in and have barely enough time…

21 day fix extreme day 3: the food

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21 day fix extreme day 3: the food

No workout for me on day 3… Pilates fix extreme was on the schedule but I was planning on doing swimming for triathlon training. Alas laziness plus allergies got the best of me so I took an unplanned rest day. So it goes! Breakfast: shakeology w/mixed berries and cinnamon (red, purple) Snack: soy yogurt w/mango…

21 day fix extreme day 2: the food

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21 day fix extreme day 2: the food

Breakfast: shakeology + frozen berries + cinnamon + cardamom + vanilla Snack: yogurt, blackberries, and granola Lunch: 2 slices Ezekiel toast, tempeh and pinto bean sausage, tofu egg, arugula, and nacho “cheese” made from pumpkin Snack: air popped popcorn + 1 tsp oil Snack 2: nice cream! 2 frozen bananas + 2 tsp peanut butter…

21 day fix extreme day 2: upper fix extreme

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21 day fix extreme day 2: upper fix extreme

Which way is the gun show?? Oh snap!! Oh my teeny biceps… Can’t wait to see those things grow!  So my legs are so sore from plyo yesterday and now my arms are super exhausted from today’s workout. We had four rounds, four exercises per round, repeat each exercise twice. Round 1: Push ups (30…

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