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  • Feel Good Food on the Go {With an ALDI Giveaway!}


    This post is sponsored by ALDI. Be sure to read to the end for a gift certificate giveaway! I think I can safely say that most of us around here are living an "on-the-go" lifestyle. Whether you're a student facing long days on campus, a busy mom with little time to make meals for yourself, [...]

  • I’m Doing My First Whole30


    I've been hinting towards a nutritional clean up for the past few days and I finally have time to sit down and share with you the details. I'm currently on day four of my first Whole30. First, let's quickly go over what Whole30 is for those who are unfamiliar. The Whole30 program was created in [...]

  • Figuring Out Fitness & Nutrition: Embracing “You Do You”


    Hi everyone. Today I am going to talk about a topic that I feel passionate about. I recently received the following email from a reader that both saddened me and motivated me to make this a public discussion. I am almost 18 and have been interested in health and fitness for a few years now. About [...]

  • Creating a Healthy & Relaxing Evening Routine: vitafusion Review & Giveaway


    Before I started my full-time fitness, yoga and writing career, I spent six years working a traditional 9-5 in marketing and advertising. When I had a desk job, my routine was pretty set Monday-Friday. Get up, workout, work, lunch break, work, evening activities, dinner, relax, repeat. My schedule rarely varied and things kind of ran [...]

  • Video Blog: Managing Stress, Workout Shoes, Bodywork and Finding Your Ideal Weight


    Happy Friday! I have a video blog for you today where I answer questions on the following topics... - Managing stress and anxiety - The right shoes for strength training, running and CrossFit - Post workout carb/protein ratios (and my lack of following them) - Bodywork and massage for athletes - My workout schedule - [...]

  • Five Things I’m Doing To Age Gracefully & Healthfully


    Let's have an honest conversation about aging and growing old. I think it's easy to have tunnel vision when it comes this topic. We have the tendency to limit aging to focus more on the next phase in our life instead of the overall big picture. So for us growing older means hitting common social [...]

  • The Meal Formula That’s Working For Me Lately


    Good morning! It's a beautiful day here in Charlotte. I got myself out of bed and onto my yoga mat for 7:30 a.m. super flow at Y2 Yoga this morning. I'm currently enjoying a soy latte with one pump of pumpkin spice outside of Starbucks before heading to Metro CrossFit for The Burpee 350. We're [...]

  • Friday Blog Swap with Nutrition Nut on the Run


    Hey y'all! TGIF! TGIF! TGIF!!! I have a little something different for you today. Hillary from Nutrition Nut on the Run emailed me a couple of weeks ago about doing a blog swap so that our readers could get to know another blogger. Hillary and I threw a list of questions at each other and [...]

  • Video Blog: Balancing Workout Types, At Home Workouts, College Meal Planning and More


    HAPPY FRIDAY! This short week definitely felt like a regular week over here. Between social engagements and big work projects, it was jam-packed. I have a video post for you today. First I talk about a couple things that I have in the works that have been keeping me busy and then I answer your [...]

  • Let’s Talk Paleo


    Hello and happy Thursday. I hope it's been a great day for everyone! Mine has been good minus a small freak out about the paint color I chose for the living room (I second guess EVERYTHING) and the fact that it's dark and cold at 6 p.m. now...but I'm going to have to get over [...]