Practicing calm

The last while I’ve been gravitating more toward relaxing things, things that don’t stress and tire my body as much as my daily (well, almost daily) heavy weight training & cardio workouts. I feel like I’m turning a bit of a corner with my workout routine that has been sparked by a couple of injuries I’ve had over the last few months.

Because of these lingering injuries, it’s really limited what I can do at the gym, and my regular everyday activites. It’s been so incredibly frustrating 😭 but I’ve taken it as a sign that my body is telling me to – Slow. It. Down!

Read more

LA Workout Adventures & Upper Body Cable Workout

Well hi there! I hope your Monday is off to a wonderful start! I had a busy weekend with my boys, last weekend of t-ball (super adorable) and then all the usual efforts to keep them entertained. I also tried to get a few things done around the house but thinking about that now, I’m not sure if I really accomplished all that much – oh well. lol

Read more

Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Dip

Have you tried the outdoor stair workout yet?! If you haven’t, get after it because it’s a good workout. It feels refreshing to sometimes step away from the treadmill, step mill, elliptical trainer…… It easy to fall into the same routine, so switching up the style of training or location can add excitement and motivation back into your workouts. Read more

Stair Workout!

Have you had enough of the same old cardio machines?  If you have then it’s time to get outside! One of the incredible things about the warmer weather is that you can get outside instead of suffering through a cardio machine workout.  Those things can really burn a person out, so a change of scenery can really ramp up your motivation and stimulate you body in different ways. Read more