Happy Monday All! Because February is right around the corner, I wanted to start another challenge! Really, starting Friday (Feb. 1st!), we have 140 days until summer (June 21st to be exact)! Whoop whoop! While it may seem early to be excited about warm weather, it's never too early to start working on your fitness … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: March Challenge
Happy Wednesday All! I did this workout Thursday, and I was still sore on Sunday. I stuck to pretty basic movements with lighter weight, but I minimized my rest to keep the intensity up. It was killer! Check it out below: 5x12 Dumbbell Goblet Squats 5x12 Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squats 5x12 Dumbbell Single Leg RDLs … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Glutes and Hammies
Happy Monday All! I'm sure at one point or another, you have heard about the "fat-burning zone." To burn more fat, you should workout at a low-intensity, right? Well, not exactly. This theory is based on relative percentages. When working out at a low intensity, a larger percentage of your burned calories comes from fat. … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: The Truth About the Fat Burning Zone
Happy Friday All! Recently, I have been obsessing over roasted butternut squash. I love the texture, the sweetness of the vegetable, and how you can season it sweetly or savory! It's the perfect side dish to any meal, and this winter squash trumps spaghetti squash. For dinner this week, I made balsamic chicken with roasted … Continue reading #FoodieFriday: Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash
Happy Wednesday All! Lately, I have been adding more cardio into my routine to try and lean out for graduation! However, some days, I do NOT want to get on the treadmill or stair master. Rather than force myself to do an unappealing cardio session, I have opted in for EMOM workouts, or every minute … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: EMOM Workout
Happy Monday All! Today, counting macros and flexible dieting is everywhere! There are hundred of different online calculators that will tell you how much protein, fats, and carbohydrates you should be eating to achieve your fitness goals. However, have you ever wondered what is too much or too little protein? As a freshman in college, … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: How Much Protein Do You Need?
Happy Friday All! I decided to switch up my protein source for the week and make thin round steaks. Plus, they were on sale at my grocery store! In any case, I have been enjoying an open face breakfast sandwich for dinner this week. AND the best part is, I only used open pan to … Continue reading #FoodieFriday: Steak n’ Eggs
Happy Wednesday Day All! It's been a while since I posted to a back workout, so here is what I have been doing for back day! Basically, I stick to the basics to work on the V-shape we all want. However, I am thinking about adding in a pull-up challenge here shortly. Stay tuned! The … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Back Day Is Back!
Happy Monday All! Can you believe this is the last Monday of February? I honestly don't know where the past 24 days went. I suppose taking exams has a way of blending time together! With the end of February approaching, I thought I would share my favorite things from this past month! Blue Light Glasses … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: February Favorites
Happy Friday All! It has been bitter cold here lately, and I have been craving comfort food at night. Soup and grilled cheeses remind me of late-cold nights back home. Sometimes, life gets in the way and you are not prepared to make a big fancy meal for dinner. Rather than go out to eat, … Continue reading #FoodieFriday: Turkey Panini (Dairy Free)